- 1 Who is Lady Leshurr?
- 2 Lady Leshurr Ethnicity and Family
- 3 Lady Leshurr Education
- 4 Lady Leshurr Net Worth
- 5 Career and Rise to Fame
- 6 Lady Leshurr Collaborations
- 7 Lady Leshurr’s Acting Career
- 8 Queen’s Speech
- 9 What Has Lady Leshurr Been up To Recently?
- 10 Lady Leshurr Private Life
- 11 Lady Leshurr Social Media
Who is Lady Leshurr?
Melesha O’Garro was born on 15 December 1988 in Kingshurst, Solihull, United Kingdom, and under her stage name of Lady Leshurr, is best known a singer and songwriter who has released mixtapes such as ‘’Unleashurr’’. She is widely recognized for her ‘’Queen’s Speech’’ series of freestyles, which has been uploaded to her YouTube channel.
Lady Leshurr Ethnicity and Family
Leshurr is black and was born into a family of Caribbean ancestry.
Lady Leshurr Education
We don’t have any exact information regarding Leshurr’s education, however, we know that she was schooled in her hometown.
Lady Leshurr Net Worth
So just how rich is Lady Leshurr as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources this singer and songwriter has net worth of over $600,000, with her wealth being accumulated from her career in the music field. Additionally, she is also an actress.
Career and Rise to Fame
Lady Leshurr was born into a music oriented family, and it was only natural for her to pursue her career in that direction. She stated that her mother was one of the key roles in forming her taste in music, as she would often play Bob Marley and Sister Nancy in their house. Additionally, Lady Leshurr was influenced by musicians such as Eminem, Missy Elliot, Lil Wayne and Lisa Maffie. At the age of six she began writing poetry, and as the idea of reaching more people was appealing to her, she decided to try her luck in the music field, and went on to release her first mixtape at the age of 14. Subsequently, she made her official debut with the mixtape entitled ‘’The Last Second’’, which is available on Last.m and features songs such as ‘’Slow Flow’’. In 2010, she released her first EP under the title ‘’Every Little Counts’’ which consisted of nine tracks such as ‘’Divas Getting Money’’, ‘’What Did They Say’’, ‘’Female Fire’’ and ‘’Red and Evil’’. Shortly after that, she made another mixtape, entitled ‘’01:21 AM’’, then in 2011 released the EP ‘’Off the Lesh’’, which was additionally remixed by Double S and Teddy Music. As of 2012, she made ‘’2000 and L’’, a mixtape consisting of nine tracks such as ‘’Good God’’, ‘’Bun Up’’ and ‘’How We Roll’’ – on the cover of the mixtape, Lady Leshurr was dressed in the costume of Superman. Continuing to work at a steady pace, she made two more mixtapes in the following year, ‘’L Yeah!’’ and ‘’Mona Leshurr’’ with the latter being distributed by Gutter Strut and featuring nine songs including ‘’Mona Leshurr Intro’’, ‘’Skitz’’, ‘’Yippy Yay Yippy Yo’’ and ‘’Freak’’ – it had Leshurr gimmicking Mona Lisa on its cover, and is available for purchase on iTunes. Working on it, she collaborated with artists such as Mirac, Mr Mink and Silverstone. As of the following year, she made yet another mixtape – ‘’Lil Bit of Lesh’’ – and in 2016 and 2017, respectively, released two EPs, ‘’Queen’s Speech’’ and ‘’Mode’’.
Lady Leshurr Collaborations
Lady Leshurr was featured in songs of other artists; first of all in 2011, she collaborated with Fire Camp and Scrufizzer and made ‘’Move’’. In the following year, she worked on ‘’Murder’’ alongside Lea-Anna, Lioness and Ce’Cile, and their song ended up featured on the EP of the same title. Besides that, she had a lot on her plate during that time and made more songs such as ‘’Finally’’ and ‘’Wonky’’.
Lady Leshurr’s Acting Career
In addition to being a singer and a songwriter, Leshurr is also an actress, and in that field has had one gig, starring in ‘’1 Day’’, a British crime drama series that follows the story of Birmingham-based gangs.
Queen’s SpeechLady Leshurr is widely recognized for her series of freestyles entitled ‘’Queen’s Speech’’, which was also uploaded to YouTube. The first video was posted in early February 2015 under the title ‘’Lady Leshurr – Queen’s Speech Ep.1’’ and has been watched more than 7.7 million times, which brought the singer critical acclaim and recognition. She followed by releasing the second and third part, and the latter has also been listened to by the audience of over seven million people as of today. However, the fourth part achieved even more success than the previous ones, being watched more than 50 million times, and going viral in the YouTube community. As of 2016, Leshurr made the sixth part of the series, and wore the Superman costume in the video, which has been viewed over 6.4 million times.
What Has Lady Leshurr Been up To Recently?
When it comes to her latest projects, Lady Leshurr released several songs on her YouTube channel, including ‘’On the Road’’, ‘’R.I.P’’ and ‘’New Freezer’’, over the course of late 2017 and early 2018. All of the mentioned songs have achieved a fair amount of success.
Yo I’m literally living my best life!!! Wayville, Maitland & Canberra have been a MOVIE ?❤️ I can’t believe me just doing what I love has got me travelling across the world!! Forever grateful ??✨ #AustraliaInvasion ?? pic.twitter.com/OBaNObTh6S
— #OMW ?? OUT NOW‼️ (@LadyLeshurr) April 29, 2018
Lady Leshurr Private Life
Leshurr identifies as a feminist and, speaking about the issue of sexism in the music industry, after she had been offered to write a diss track against Nicki Minaj, she stated: ‘’The industry just doesn’t know what to do with women. The only way to promote female rappers is to pit them against each other. Girl rappers are afraid to work together because we get fixed in these imaginary competitions.’’. When it comes to her relationship status, Leshurr doesn’t share and information, so is presumed to still be single.
Lady Leshurr Social Media
Lady Leshurr is active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram and is followed by 120,000 people on the former and 297,000 on the latter. She uses both of the mentioned platforms to promote her music and communicate with her fans.