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Review: Leela James Keeps Soul Alive and Well on ‘Fall For You’
Stax Records To Release Soundtrack To 'Soul Men' Nov. 4
Leela James Is Back In Studio Recording Second Album
Leela James Nominated For NAACP Image Award

Albums:

Fall For You

Say That (Ft. Anthony Hamilton)

Loving You More…in The Spirit Of Etta James

Something's Got A Hold On Me

Soul Food
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Biography:
Birth Name: Leela James
Born: 1983/06/02
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Years Active: 2005–present
Genres: R&B, Funk, Neo Soul

Leela James was born June 2, 1983 in Los Angeles, California and is an R&B/Soul singer and songwriter. James cites singers James Brown, Roberta Flack, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Gladys Knight, Mavis Staples, and Stevie Wonder as her influences. Her debut album, “A Change Is Gonna Come,” arrived in 2005 and showcased a powerful voice reminiscent of 1960s and 1970s American soul music, while incorporating elements of contemporary R&B, funk, and gospel. Guest musicians featured on the album included Raphael Saadiq, Kanye West and Wyclef Jean. 2004 saw James on tour with The Black Eyed Peas and Macy Gray, as their opening act. That same year saw James collaborate with hip-hop artist Pete ... Continue Bio >>

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