10 Things You Should Know About Leehleza
10 Things You Should Know About Leehleza. There has been a major takeover in the local airwaves by amapiano. While the style is said to have originally sprung out in 2012, it was not until 2020 that it blew up the continent over with reported exponential increases in streams, downloads and overall consumption. Amapiano produced a lot of underground talent and putting them of the map; one of them being Leehleza. Leehleza has been in the South African music industry for over 7 years .
Here are 10 things you should know about Leehleza:
1 Leehleza’s real name is Lindelihle Gladwell.
2 Leehleza was born on December 5.
3 He was born and raised in small town, Leandra in Mpumalanga.
4 He is a mechanical engineer graduate.
5 Leehleza started his career as a Disc jockey in 2007 while collecting and sampling music of the likes of DJ Fresh, Mbuso, Vinny da Vinci and many others.
6 He started DJing in 2009 while entering into battles of the Djs in his hood, and finally got his breakthrough after he met with the king of Amapiano, Kabza De Small.
7 Some of the songs he released are Mrs Zulu, Umshove, Dubula, No to Rape, Ngeke, Sick Note, Piano Siyasha, Abolomalume, ad a few others.
8 His social media platforms are: Facebook:@Leehl, Instagram:@Leehleza_the_entertainer, and Twitter:@LeehlezaUmshove
9 Leehleza is well know as the vocalist behind some of Kabza De Small’s hit songs such as; Umshove, Bamba La and Amabele Shaya.
10 ‘Umshove’, a song which he featured, is reportedly the first amapiano song to have vocals.