His name is Mr Lee G, it comes from his given name Leroy Griffith jr. His musical roots started at the age of five, singing in the church choir. He was born on the island of Trinidard and Tobago and later migrated to Brooklyn, New York. He went to Julia Richman H.S. for performing arts (Talent unlimited), where he studied Musical theater. He plays the piano, the guitar, the bass and he writes all his original songs. His inspiration comes from Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley, Biggie Smalls to name a few.
Throughout the years Mr.Lee G has been writing and recording songs in a number of different genres, perfecting his craft. His musical genius taps into r&b, Hip Hop and reggae music.
In 2011 Mr.Lee G went to Mali West Africa to perform, then later returned in 2012 where he started a charity,( a time to give back to Africa) T.T.G.B.T.A. On January 12th 2012 Mr. Lee G and his organization sponsored two under sixteen soccer teams male and female. They supplied cleats, shin pads, socks, uniforms and balls for both teams. Footage of this event is available via youtube; search” Mr.Lee G charity in Gao Mali”. The charity continues to be active. for more info. visit https://www.facebook.com/ TTGBTA-non-profit-organization.
In 2014 Mr.Lee G recorded and released his album “UNDENIABLE soul” and toured the U.S.A. promoting it. Checkout his www.reverbnation.com/mrleegband page for more info.
In 2015 Mr.Lee G teams up with grammy winning super producer, Carl “Chucky” Thompson and the meeting was epic. Mr.Lee G says,” working with Chucky Thompson is like a dream come through”. In November of 2015 Mr.Lee G will be releasing his new single title,”Healing Time” produced by Chucky Thompson. Presently Mr.Lee G is working on his new EP schedule to be released in 2016.
His goal is to make great music for everybody. He feels the element that brings it all together is the soul.