Authentic, laid back and self –assured are just a few words that embody independent artist Leo w3ST. This proud Chicago West Sider is on his way to making his mark on the independent hip hop music scene as proven with his over 60 show performances including his riveting performances at the House of Blues and Hip Hop in Chinatown. w3ST uses the influence of music of today and the past to give rhythm, lyricism, feeling and melodic tunes. Opening for artists such as King Louie and Dave B, w3ST continues to set a trail of his own.
Leo has performed at various venues throughout the midwest including the Promontory, Indiana State University, The Bullfrog and more. Following his previous releases “Outside”, Don’t HML and Euro, Leo is creating a new refreshed sound getting major media coverage in sites including Whats the WordTV, Hip Hop On Deck, DirtyGloveBastard and more. Leo latest EP “Just Hit My Line” features production from DommOrelse and features with Mosaic and Benji. Venue Performances: Indiana State University (Terre Haute IN), The Verve (Terre Haute IN), The North Bar (Chicago IL), House of Blues (Chicago IL), Shapiro Ballroom (Chicago IL), The Elbo Room (Chicago IL), Forge Live (Joliet IL), SAE Institute (Chicago IL), Refuge Live (Chicago IL), Sub T (Chicago IL), Bassline (Chicago IL), Powah House (Chicago IL), Cubby Bear (Chicago IL), The Bullfrog (Detroit MI), Family Life Community Center (Gary IN), The Music Garage (Chicago IL), The Wire (Chicago IL), The Promontory (Chicago IL).
Catch Leo w3ST on the outdoor stage, Saturday at 12:45 p.m.