Affectionately known as the Granddaughter of hip-hop, LeAnetta Robinson (a.k.a. LeA) is the granddaughter of musical legend Sylvia Robinson, founder of Sugar Hill Records. The outgoing, ambitious, and eccentric singer, songwriter and dancer is also recognized by her elaborate MTV Super Sweet 16 episode. Born and raised in New Jersey, LeA’s creative ambitions are running parallel with her destiny, which is bound for success. With years of influence by her family's music, it was only a matter of time before she decided to enter into the music scene herself.
At the age of 16, LeA partnered with charity organization, Comedy Cures and also became an Ambassador for the United Nations. As an ambassador, LeA was able to perform the National Anthem for the NETS & Bucks NBA team, multiple World AIDS Day events, the United Nations ‘Year of Youth’, The Waldorf Astoria for First Ladies and much more. LeA's most memorable performances so far, other then recreational performances in her grandparents k itchen, was her very first college tour experience and singing at the United Nations International Year of Youth Conference when Secretary-General Bon Ki Moon began dancing to LeA’s song. Making appearances at such events, LeA has been able to generate and connect with her growing fans, which refer to themselves as #LeANation.
LeA finds it fulfilling being able to express and share her life with the world in a three-minute song. Her music is influenced by a variety of genres including Country, Korean Pop, Classical, Hip-Hop as well as Rock and Roll. With her mother and grandmother playing a large role in the support of her career, LeA is daily motivated to be a better artist and young woman. LeA believes that her star is still being molded and “the best is yet to come”. Planning to make her mark by staying true to God and her purpose, LeA is currently recording a much-anticipated EP, entitled S.A.Y. (Songs About You). “I’ve never felt more proud to release such a great collection of music to the world. The legacy will continue.”