- Courage, power, wisdom, and ferocity are just some of the symbolic attributes of a lion. These are also some of the symbolic attributes in which define Hip-Hop/R&B/Pop artist and producer James Líon and his music. Born and raised in St. Louis,MO, better known as “The Show Me State”, James Líon is one who is fearless when it comes to showing his abilities to anyone who is around. Now currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia with hopes and aspirations of becoming a mogul and a successful musical artist. Right now James Líon is currently working on his album entitled Day Job all the while working on other projects in between time. Recently líon was nominated back home for best mixtape of the year award at award show called the Traffic Music Awards (TMAS). The TMAS are a local awards ceremony just like an MTV or BET awards, in which recognizes the work and craft created by various artists, videographers, promoters, and producers etc. for various categories. Out of hundreds of artist voted to be on the ballad James Líon was in the top 4 to be nominated for his previously released mixtape titled “The Concrete Jungle”. Through great promotion, dedication, hardwork, and networking James Lion has been able to capture a buzz in various cities, such as Kansas City,MO, Atlanta, GA, St. Louis, MO. Memphis, TN, Dallas, TX, Mattoon, IL, Champaign,IL, and many others. With great networking and exposure James Líon has been giving the oppurtunity to open for International recording artist Jim Jones. The name Líon pronounced (lee~own) came from Lion. James Líon is a leo, and so he thought what better name to suit such a person with similar symbolic attributes as a lion than that. With the idea of using the microphone as a journal/diary and a way to release feelingd from deep within, James Líon creates music in which is heartfelt, personal, factual, and relatable. The fact that he stands by his ” I can’t put on a facade and speak on things that aren’t of me” motto, is what makes his music appealing to his listeners. Speaking on day to day situations of the average u.s. citizen, worker, and dreamer. James Líon touches hearts and captivates the experiences even more through his performances. From James Líon’s album called Day Job, you can expect some heart felt rhythms and rhymes along with fun and uplifting songs. Overall production will be done by James Líon. This album will be the first of many to solidify and define the various talents and skills in which James Líon possesses as an artist and producer. No set release date has been announced yet. Currently under the management of Kenneth “Mr. KJ” Jones with New Dimension Management.,LLC, Mr. Líon is backed by a strong team of promoters seeing him through his success as a solo artist and that he reach the pinnacles of his career. With his mind set on making it to the peaks of the entertainment business and his music career, James Líon is destined for greatness. Keep an eye on this young talent because he is one to surely see. If you want to find out who and what James is all about, you can do so by going to his reverbnation.com/jameslion music page or https://soundcloud.com/thejameslion for music and updates on upcoming shows and events in which James Líon will be apart of. you can also follow him on twitter @thejameslion and subscribe to his youtube.com/jameslionmusictv channel. Beware of the lion on the loose coming to claim his rightful place at the top.
You can also download his new song Camaro for free for a limited time here: https://soundcloud.com/thejameslion/camaro