Meet Leo The Rapper: Artist, Director and Inspiration for all Upcoming Creatives
Leo The Rapper real name Allen Witcher, is a multi-talented artist and director who is making waves in the creative world with his no excuses attitude towards chasing your dreams and goals. Leo’s journey to success has been nothing short of extraordinary, having turned to poetry and rap as a coping mechanism after the loss of his father at a young age. He began taking his craft seriously at the age of 20, ultimately leading him to give up his full ride scholarship for football. After making a couple bad decisions which landed him in prison for four years on a robbery charge. Leo’s entire outlook on life changed while setting a fire in his heart that would drive him to succeed in every facet of life.
Upon his release, Leo started from the ground up, working his way to his current position as a respected creative, residing in a beautiful home with his wife and soon-to-be-born daughter. Leo’s versatility is what sets him apart from the rest. Not only can he produce high-quality music and lyrics, but he can also create visually stunning films that add value to his artistic projects. His unique approach has inspired many, and it’s no surprise that Leo is paving the way for a revolutionary change in the industry. Fast forward to today, Leo is now on a tour across the US with Netflix’s “Our Planet” as their live in concert video director, realizing his dreams and proving to himself that purchasing a camera was the best investment he’s ever made.
Leo’s latest project, “90’s Baby”, is a testament to his talent and hard work. The boom bap rap album features classic records and was produced by Coach Cam With the Hits, with additional production by Leo himself and BlkMrkt. Leo recorded a majority of the album in just one take, taking only six hours to complete the recording session at Spotify’s Noteable Recording Studio in Nashville, TN.
Leo’s dedication to his craft is not limited to just music. As an independent director and editor, he has also made a name for himself in the film industry. His expertise in both music and film has allowed him to create visually stunning music videos that perfectly complement his music. Despite his success, Leo remains humble and grateful for his journey. He recognizes the struggles he faced and is proud of the work he has accomplished. Leo hopes to continue inspiring others to follow their dreams and never give up on their passions.
In the future, Leo plans to continue creating music and film that pushes the boundaries of what it means to be an independent artist. He wants to inspire others to think outside the box and create something truly unique. With his talent and determination, there’s no doubt that Leo will continue to make waves in the industry for years to come.
Check out some of Leo’s work below:
Watch Leo The Rapper – “Accent (Feat. Wuntayk Timmy)” Here:
Stream “90’s Baby” Here: