Hailing from South West Sydney, currently residing in Melbourne, 24-year old Hip Hop artist L-Fresh The Lion has made a name for himself with his versatile catalogue and his energetic and engaging live show.
He has gone from strength-to-strength, nabbing high profile support spots nationally; impressing the likes of Nas, Public Enemy, The Herd, Hermitude and many more. It is his passion, honesty and integrity as an artist and lyricist that has garnered him such noteworthy attention.
Recently, The Lion was a featured speaker at TEDx Parramatta where he presented a talk entitled “Self creation through Hip Hop”. He has appeared on Channel 10ʼs “The Project”, ABC Radio National and ABC Sydney Local Radio for his work in community.
Passionate about issues relating to social justice, The Lion has also been a panellist at an Amnesty International event and at the Happiness & Its Causes Conference. He is also the founder of The Power To The Peaceful Community, a clothing label and online community that exists to encourage everlasting and meaningful dialogue around peace and peaceful relationships. On a lighter note, he was voted into triple jʼs Top 10 Most Powerful Beards in the Australian Music Industry.
The Lion has been busy at work, fresh from recording his debut album due for release early next year. But not without a teaser as the first single off the album, One has just been released and boy does it leave you wanting more. You can pick up One for free download here, or you can purchase the track through iTunes here.
Image credit: Michelle Grace Hunder Photography.