Published on September 5, 2022 |
LEON THOMAS RELEASES VISUAL FOR NEW SINGLE “LOVE JONES” FT. TY DOLLA $IGN
GRAMMY-winning singer, songwriter and producer Leon Thomas releases the official music video for her buzzing second single, “I love Jones” featuring the multi-platinum artist Ty Dolla$ign.
After moving from his hometown of Brooklyn to sunny Los Angeles, Leon fell in love with different aspects of LA culture, its women, and the weather. The intimate visual, co-directed by Cameron Dean and Leon, depicts a perfect day in LA with all the things that make it unique. Like an ode to LA, Leon had this to say about his inspiration for the video, “The “Love Jones” music video is a collection of all the things I love about living in California. Having an LA legend like Ty Dolla $ign made the whole concept so much more authentic and real.”
“love jones” is Leonthe second official single from his highly anticipated debut album Electric Twilight, which is due out later this year. Between Leonthe brilliantly distorted voice, lush production and TyHis signature track formulates the perfect slow jam for chilling out in the summer. The single was co-written by Leonand he also co-produced the track with Axl Madness (Drake, Kendrick Lamar) and Ali Prawl (Mary J. Blige, Cordae). Since its release,love jones” has already won acclaim from Teen Vogue, RatedR&B, REVOLT, and more. Earlier this year, Leon released their first single since their hiatus in 2018 titled “Rated X » [feat. Benny The Butcher]which will also be on the next album.
Leon Thomas quickly became one of the music industry‘s most sought-after songwriters and producers over the years, writing and producing on #1 and GRAMMY-nominated albums with a plethora of groundbreaking artists, including Post Malone, Ariana Grande, J. Cole, Giveon, Kehlani, Rick Ross, Ella Mai, Snoh Aalegra, and more! More recently, in 2021, Leon found himself contributing his songwriting and production skills to Drake’s world chart-topping album Certified lover on “Pipe Down”, “Love All” [feat. JAY-Z]and “In the Bible” [feat. Lil Durk and Giveon]. Without speaking about, Leon has also been playing since the age of 10. He is best known for his appearances on Nickelodeon’s Victorious and HBO Insecure. In 2018, Leon releases his first EP Genesiswhich caught the eye of outlets like Rolling Stone, Essence, Pigeons & Planes, VIBE, RatedR&B and NYLON, and earned him a nomination for “Best New Artist” at the 2018 Soul Train Awards. Leon is now the first signatory to Ty Dolla$ignthe new label EZMNY Recordsa joint venture with Motown Records.
After a four-year hiatus from his solo work to focus on writing, producing and acting, Leon is back like he’s never been gone with music so unmistakable you’ll add him to your list of favorite R&B singers.
ABOUT LEON THOMAS:
From writing and producing #1 albums with breakthrough artists to starring in hit television series, GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and actor Leon Thomas has become the one of the most watched multi-hyphenate talents in the entertainment industry. today. He’s written and produced with Post Malone, Ariana Grande, Kehlani, J. Cole, Rick Ross, and more. Love, marriage and divorce. In 2021, Leon found himself contributing his songwriting and production skills to Drake’s album topping the global charts Certified lover on “Pipe Down”, “Love All” [feat. JAY-Z]and “In the Bible” [feat. Lil Durk and Giveon]. Born in Brooklyn and raised by his singer mother, opera singer grandfather and stepfather who played guitar for BB King, Thomas’ musical career began early. He appeared as Young Simba on Broadway The Lion King at age 10 and began working with Nickelodeon at age 13, voicing People at the back yard character Tyrone and starring in Victorious for the duration of the show. In 2018, Leon released his first EP Genesis to critical acclaim and now returns with new music under Ty Dolla $ign’s EZMNY Records, a joint venture with Motown Records. Leon’s latest singles – “Love Jones” feat. Ty Dolla $ign and “X-Rated” feat. Benny The Butcher – paves the way for his highly anticipated Electric Twilight album, due out later this year.
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