Born and raised in sunny Los Angeles, Leela James is not just any soul singer; the industry knows her as a respected talent who gives classic soul a fresh, modern twist.

With her distinctive deep, gritty voice, she is often mentioned in the same breath as legends like Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, and Tina Turner. Growing up immersed in the sounds of soul icons such as B.B. King, Al Green, and Marvin Gaye, Leela James brought inspiration and talent to her debut album 'A Change Is Gonna Come' (2005) - a nod to the influential Sam Cooke.

Under the guidance of Lauren Hill and Kanye West, she produced a compelling record with elements of gospel, blues, and funk. Leela James is not only an exceptional singer but also an inspiring entertainer. Her performances promise more than just entertainment; they leave you seeing the world slightly differently afterward. A small, internal transformation that makes her music and personality impressive.


  • Thursday the 9th of may 2024 from 20:00 to 22:30