New On The Block: Leon Thomas

Multi-talented singer, actor and musician, Leon Thomas has an impressive career spanning across Broadway to writing songs for Ariana Grande’s album.

Currently living in Los Angeles, Leon Thomas started his career from the age of 10, making his Broadway debut as Young Simba in ‘The Lion King’ and later appearing in the musical, ‘Caroline Or Change’.

In 2005, he performed in the original cast of the Broadway musical, ‘The Colour Purple‘.

A couple of years later, he starred alongside Robin Williams and Terrence Howard in the Warner Brother’s film, ‘August Rush’ where he performed ‘La Bamba’ as featured on the film’s soundtrack.

You may have seen Thomas on numerous TV shows such as, ‘The Backyardigans’, ‘Jack’s Big Music Show’, ‘Just Jordan’, ‘iCarly’ and ‘Naked Brothers Band’.

In 2012, he released his highly anticipated mixtape, ‘Metro Hearts’ with the lead single, ‘Forever’ instantly going viral.

Just in case you didn’t read the start of the article, Thomas was also praised for his top-notch production on Ariana Grande’s hip-hop, soul infused album, ‘Yours Truly’.

From the age of 20, Thomas’ passion for music really intensified which has seen him grow into a formidable musical talent you should be watching in 2020.

Our most treasured tune from his most recent ‘Genesis’ EP is ‘Sunken Place’, go have a listen to this lil bop below.

Go give his most recent EP, ‘Genesis’ a listen right HERE.


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