Leonor’s “Islands” release exhibits soothing, yet movement inducing, dancehall influenced R&B beat, produced by Gabriel Domenic. With soulful vocals and bilingual lyrics that separate the track from others, the video pairs with the theme quite well. Tune in below.
Born Leonor Susu Savimbi in Zaire, Angola, the Las Vegas raised singer-songwriter immigrated to the U.S. with her family when she was 4 years old. Leonor executes genre bending R&B, embellished with dancehall/afrobeat elements and jazz and melodic rap influences. Leonor has graced the stage of the BET Experience in Los Angeles, the Artisan Hotel and Boutique in Las Vegas, the Vegas Next Up showcase and is currently a part of the Sacred Works Choir in Las Vegas. Leonor’s influences include Beyoncé, Destiny’s Child, SZA, Tinashe, Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole as well as Drake. Leonor plans to keep polishing her craft and evolving as an artist.