Lionheart Beats

Lionheart Beats

BandHip Hop

Gritty, Midwest Hip-Hop, Trill Club Music

Biography

Nowadays, Lionheart Beats (LHB) is in the studio contributing production and feature vocals on upcoming projects with artists "Q", "Killa Sin" from "Wu-Tang" "Killa Army", "Young Rew The Paperboy", and original music submissions for ABC's "One Life to Live", Indiana Pacers Sports Entertainment, Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks, and E.A. Sports.

Lionheart Beats (LHB) is a multi-dimentioned, multi-talent, music manifesto hailing from Indianapolis, Indiana by way of Berkeley, California. LHB writes and produces all of his own music, and in January of 2000 he relocated to Seattle, Washington to further pursue his music career.

EAP has shared the stage or appeared on the same billing with acts such as:

Run DMC
Mary J. Blige
Usher
Snoop Dogg
Sugar Hill Gang
The Game
Outkast
Public Enemy
Xscape
George Clinton
Fugees
Jermaine Dupri
K7
A Tribe Called Quest
Mark Wahlberg
Spinderella
2 Live Crew
Mystikal
EPMD
Das Efx
Keith Murray
Devin the Dude
Cypress Hill
Coolio
Eddie Griffen
Adina Howard
Heiroglyphics

Artist showcase, conferences and competions include:

Star Quest
Indiana Black Expo
Scribble Jam
Got Skills

LHB has performed on these tours:

Video Soul Live
How The West Was Won Tour featuring Snoop Dogg and Tha Game
Smoke n Grooves
Wu-Tang and Rage Against The Machine
Hieroglyphics 3rd Eye Vision Tour

LHB has performed at several benefit and fund raiser functions including:

UNCF Shower of Stars
Save The Monument!: Benefit for The Restoration of Monument Circle
Hurricane Katrina Benefit Concert
Music For the Masses

LHB has had performances at these venues:

Clewes Memorial Hall at Butler University Indianapolis, IN,
Henkel Fieldhouse at Butler University Indianapolis, IN,
RCA Dome - Indianapolis, IN
Market Square Arena - Indianapolis, IN
Pepsi Colliseum - Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis Convention Center
The Indiana Roof Ballroom - Indianapolis, IN
The Vogue - Indianapolis, IN
Madam C.J. Walker Theatre - Indianapolis, IN
Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre - Noblesville, IN
Indiana University Student Union Hall - Bloomington, IN
U of Cincinatti Student Union Hall - Cincinatti, OH
Greene Stadium at Howard University - Washington D.C.
Kennedy Performing Arts Center - Washington D.C.
White River Ampitheatre - Auburn, WA
The Showbox - Seattle, WA
The Showbox Sodo - Seattle WA
Club Hollywood Casino - Shoreline, WA

Some of LHB's influences are:

Earth Wind And Fire
Sly and The Family Stone
Marvin Gaye
Quincy Jones
Stevie Wonder
Michael Jackson
Curtis Mayfield
The O'Jays
The Who
Tower of Power
The Rolling Stones
Outkast
The Staple Singers
James Brown
Jimi Hendrix
Led Zepplin
Bob Marley
Musiq
Isley Brothers
Average White Band
Parliment Funkadelic
Run DMC
Public Enemy
Dr. Dre
The Ohio Players

Producer influences are:

Quincy Jones
Prince
Rick Ruben
Timbaland
Dr. Dre
Neptunes
RZA
DJ Premire
Pete Rock
Organized Noize
Marley Marl
Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
Babyface

Studio gear highlights include:

Pro Tools LE
Reason 4.0
Korg Triton
Technics SL1200 Turntables
Technics KN300
AKG C414-B Condenser Mic
AKG 2000-B Condenser Mic
Yamaha AW4416 Mixer
Yamaha SP10 Monitors
Fostex MK II .05 Monitors
Fostex MK II .05 Studio Sub

Discography

KrunkClan: Seed Album (LP) 2002
KrunkClan: Summer Jam (Maxi Single) 2002
All World Compilation vol 1 (LP) 2005
E.A.P.: Soul...and So Much More (LP) 2006
D. Dweller: The Arrival (LP) 2008
Q: The Formula (LP) 2008
Lionheart Beats: The Pride (EP) 2008

Set List

5-25min sets or longer if need be. All original music, song list includes:

Er'Day Flawsin'
That's What I'm Talkin Bout
M.D.T.B.
Hoes On Deck
Bringin' Heat