Russell Leonce

Russell Leonce

9th Annual Gospel Album Winner
9th Annual Gospel Album Vox Pop Winner

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Genre: Gospel

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HOMEBASE/COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Trinidad and Tobago

ALBUM NOMINATED: Culture of Love

WHERE WAS SONG RECORDED? Camari Music Studio, Arima, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

WHERE IS YOUR MUSIC AVAILABLE? iTunes, CD Baby, Rhapsody, trinidadmusicstore.com and music stores around Trinidad and Tobago.

WHICH GENRES BEST DESCRIBE YOUR MUSIC? Alternative Soul

WHAT’S THE SONG “TROUBLES WON’T LAST” ABOUT? It’s a song of reassuring hope that speaks to all people irrespective of age, status, accomplishments and even faith. It is to let them know that although difficult situations may arise in this life, they won’t last. Troubles won’t last.

DID FANS HELP FUND THIS PROJECT? No.

WHO IS SITTING IN YOUR AUDIENCE? My demographic goes beyond age and the other such common classifications, and reaches people- hurting people, more specifically.

WHAT MAKES YOUR FANS UNIQUE? The range and wide cross section they represent. They’re not all just ‘teeny boppers,’ ‘mature folk’ or ‘Hip-Hop heads.’ They’re that and then some.

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO PLAY? Anywhere there’s a listening ear.

WHAT HAS BEEN YOURMOST MEMORABLE ACHIEVEMENT TO DATE? Performing at the Copyright Music Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago (COTT) Music Awards in 2008 and at the Miami Music Festival in December 2009.

WHAT’S IN THE WORKS FOR 2010? A local tour, more international travels and continued work on my next project.

FINISH THIS SENTENCE: THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IS…..Not the easiest place to survive. But, with a little wisdom, knowledge and understanding, you could make a lot happen

WHAT IS YOUR DEFINITION OF SUCCESS? Being able to do what I do to the best of my ability and see it affect lives positively.

WHAT’S ON YOUR IPOD THAT WOULD SURPRISE YOUR FANS? Mozart

NAME SOME ARTISTS YOU CHAMPIONING: Fred Hammond, Gnarls Barkley, Tonex, Nat King Cole and Sammy Davis Jr.