Teè Leonie brings “fire pure flames” with her First Initial single ‘My Story’ and follows with her second saying “don’t you know this is where I” ‘Belong, the star continues to raise ‘Fever’s and WILL NOT STOP with her LATEST festive collaborative single ‘No Matter What’. We have now reached 2023 where she is hoping to ‘Risk It All’ with her up and coming release.
Litesha Bailey, popularly known as Teè Leonie is a vibrant young lady, born within the heart of the Wolverhampton, UK. Full of eccentricity, Teè Leonie has the voice of a goddess which is portrayed through her Neo - soul/ Rnb vocals to which she utilises her composing talents cleverly in her ambition to take on the world and spread her conscious uplifting messages.
The blackcountry made artists’ influence in music derived from Mother and her cousin Janet Kay (also a well artist) who always had artists such as Michael Jackson, Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, Aretha Franklin and many more playing within their home, this is where her inspiration to explore music was initiated.
From a very young age, the talented singer has been involved within the choir, orchestra etc, playing the violin, trumpet, flute, piano and is currently mastering the guitar.
In 2020, despite the current pandemic, this was a year of accumulating progression and prosperity for the singer – songwriter as she was determined and became able to, star upon Solihull Radio sharing a snippet of her works in progress as well as renditions of well - know covers that she had been devising upon her YouTube channel, creating a platform to engage with her fans. Positively, the journey then led to the possibility of being able work with the likes of the impeccably talented, up and coming Reggae artist High Tempo where she provided backing vocals and starred within her first music video of which was ‘Who Say I’, as well as now resulting in liaising with a phenomenal Reggae producer (who has previously worked with sensational artists such as Billy Ocean, Ms Dynamite, Sugar Minott, Freddie McGreggor and Maccka B.
Due to the artist being obsessed with Michael Jackson and the fascination of portraying a story and message through her music, this evoked the Teè Leonie’s, inspiration, for her first ever debut single ‘My Story’ of could be created, solidified and released on Friday 12thMarch of which has now aired upon radios such as, WCR FM, K2Kradio, Mots Radio live, Birmingham’s - New Style Radio, No Signal, The Beat London 103.6 FM, BBC Introducing Coventry and Warwickshire, Switch Radio and BBC Introducing West Midlands along with other recent singles! The star has also been receiving continuous supporting engagements by creating a music video of which she spent weeks upon weeks, developing the outfits, visual layout, editing etc which has almost hit an astonishing 1K views upon YouTube to which due to the reception and demand she then set to release her awaited lyric video early January.
'My Story' is a conscious, motivating, and empowering neo-soul/rnb track with an Afro vibe of which reflects the importance of believing within yourself and ensuring that no matter what, you continue to thrive. This anthem appeals to both the ladies and gents due to the continuous theme of significance within self, the uplifting anthem reminds them that no matter what trials and tribulations that they may encounter, if they stay persistent and have faith, they shall accomplish their goals and leave a legacy and that each walk of life is and are the chapters that amount to the story.
As the chapters continued to unravel, the now 22 year old remains in the studio, dedicated to spending numerous days and nights learning the ins and outs of production, promotion and video directing as -well as continuing to develop her sound and the way in which she channels her creative flow as she works upon finalising her single 'Risk It All' scheduled to drop Friday 12th May of 2023. 'Risk It All', as described within an astonishing review by TJPL News for their Special Women's Edition, was said to be 'full of heart, mind and care. It babbles like a brook and sends you off into a peaceful cops of great vibes, all without breaking a sweat. Mesmerising'.
Following this, the star also aims to release her E.P ‘My Story’ consisting of her debut single, which is schedule to drop March 2024 to mark the anniversary of her professional artistry.
The second single being featured within within the E.P, beside 'My Story' is ‘Belong’ which sounds the Afro – Neo/ soul infusion of ‘My Story’ and expresses my belonging and desire to achieve, the track really instils a powerful message reminding my brothers and sisters about the importance of being present and appreciative within where you are and claiming your place, without validation from anyone, being original, authentic, and unapologetically YOU with confidence to which was released on Friday 17th September 2021. Instantly, prior to ‘Belong’s official release, it made it’s debut on BBC introducing West midlands and second play upon BBC WM as TRACK OF THE DAY to which then led to the confirmation of an interview with BBC WM’s Amber Sandhu which was broadcasted upon Wednesday 13th October 2021 to which led to her scoring one upon her city station of WCRFM, not to mention another BBC interview secured!
The thriving singer persisted and has not long shared what was her FIRST collaboration single with fellow artist High Tempo providing the Neo – soul Ballad ‘Fever’, which was brought to all platforms upon Friday 8th October and has now played upon New Style Radio, WCRFM, Switch Radio, SW20 Radio and BBC WM Introducing. Reaching the commencement of the year 2021, the star brought another booming collaboration for which she believes will continue to capture the hearts of nation, the anthem was ‘No Matter What’ which infuses a Reggae/ Neo – soul vibe with the music maestro High Tempo to which released Christmas Eve upon Friday 24th December.
Moving into 2022, Lady Teè had been non – stop, keeping busy with radio plays upon BBC Introducing, Switch Radio and WCRFM aswell as then performing in several cities, including Coventry’s Belgrade theatre, ‘Get On The Spot’ competition, scoring second place, to which she then performed upon the Birmingham Baddie, Darshae’s ‘Me Vs Me’ EP Launch, Friday 4th March within Birmingham. Which then led to the several opportunities, such as being starred in and having an exclusive performance upon Friday’s Coventry red carpet premiere for their ‘The Big Movie’ upon Friday 6th May, as well as their Commonwealth Games Event on Sunday 12th June.
We then move to Festival Season to which the star secured a spot upon Wales, Reggae Riddim Festival upon Saturday 30th July among stars such Luciano, Maxi Priest and not to mention her famous relative Janet Kay. She did not stop there, Thursday 29th September the star performed for the first time in her city, stunning the crowd with her profound sound. Moving from city to city, the artist made the audience thrive with her FIRST performance under the Creative Link on Friday 21st October at their event ‘Vibe Lounge’ with her sweet sounds. Saturday 29th October, Teè lifted the heads and hearts of Manchester higher for 'I Yah Vibrations' presented by Sali 3 Events and aimed to stun the crowd while they listened to her at Wild Fyre Entertainments event ‘Run Da Riddim’ Friday 4th November, of which she made a night to Remember.
Saturday 19th November, Teè hit Solihull to perform in a charity event in aid of Breast Cancer by the name ‘In Your Element, giving back to the community, sharing her peaceful and wholesome lyrics and evoking unity.
Concluding 2022, lady Teè graced 'The Creative Link' stage on Friday 25th November for their 'Vibe Lounge' sharing her soulful sounds and echoing the importance of mental health in aid of their support for Mind Charity. We now move to 2023, Sunday 29th January, this lady truly packed a punch for ‘The Creative Link’ First EVER Edition of their Sunday Brunch. Friday 17th February, Teè brought lively, positive energy uplifting the younger generation and sourcing the elevation at the ‘Fridays’ ‘Lyng Hall Fundraiser’. Following this, then came the ‘Fridays Youth Event ’ at Canley Community Centre on Friday 24th February, the One Show we’re not ready Teè Leonie. All shall soon be revealed upon the screens of the Tv. But that is not all…. there is a-lot more in store for 2023, as upon Friday 17th March, the young empress received a notification of nomination for a prestigious award by the title of 'Young Leader' by the Birmingham City Council Inspirational Youth Awards, reflecting her dedication and advocation towards teaching and leading righteousness to inspire both the younger and older generation. This then led to, Sunday 2nd April where this lady celebrated herself as well as her fellow queens, hosting, performing and conducting an empowering workshop of which was all in honour of her birthday and the remarkable holiday that falls upon the 8th March, International Women’s Day.
To be given any option in a career, Litesha doesn’t hesitate to say, “this is my endeavour, not my hobby. Music is what I NEED to fulfil for the rest of my life, I shall never EVER give up” as she proves. Currently at University and successfully gigging and performing, landing her first major milestone, having the opportunity to perform at Godiva Festival upon Saturday 4th September 2021, among artists such as Craig David etc, the star states that she is at her ‘prime’ and it’s only a matter of time before all is revealed, there is nothing stopping this striving artist to reach height she knows she will get to with hard work and perseverance.
“This young star, ready to take over the globe and I’m sure will receive a lot of love in Africa” “Obviously very passionate about her craft and career” “She is not lying; she has a bright future in music” – WCRFM – March 2021
"Teè Leonie is a powerhouse of Harmony" - TJPL NEWS - March 2023