Coming out the gate in 2012, Brooklyn-based Hip Hop artist Leo Ganza has pioneered the Rap genre and has been penning versatile bars and hooks since his high school years. Drawing inspiration from industry heavyweights like Jay-Z, DMX, Nas and others of a similar calibre, Ganza began hitting the ground running when one of his songs made it to number 4 on DJ Magic’s Hot 97 Mixtape, “Take It To The Streets.” He has also graced the stage with several prominent artists in the game including Maino, Uncle Murda, and Jadakiss. He’s entertained live on stages for Power 105.1 DJ Self, Hot 97 DJ Magic, DJ Drewski, and DJ Will. Now, with Ganza’s name well established in the Hip Hop game, his newer tracks have been innovating today’s modern Rap realm and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
His Covid -themed single “Pandemic” is a finely tuned Rap track with a 90s R&B swagger that has helped solidify the genre into what it is today. This piano-based beat structure is effective, multifaceted and really showcases Ganza’s vocal structure in a way that is central to the song’s overall tone. Measures of melodic chord progressions are ever apparent with bars and rhymes that are cleverly crafted and lyrically innovative. Another one of his singles, “Harsh Truth (feat. Swigga Giovanni)”, is melodically visceral and really brings his signature sound to the forefront. Taken from his 2019 album ‘Perfect Performance’, this R&B-infused song is diligently executed with multi layered production techniques and lyrical structures that go far beyond the industry standard. It’s a fresh sound that will easily grab your undivided attention and really entice you to check into what the rest of the album offers. Overall, both tracks are unquestionably versatile – and really puts the spotlight on Leo Ganza’s ability as an artist and songwriter.
If this is your first time hearing about Leo Ganza, then you’ll be glad you discovered him through us. In today’s heavily convoluted Hip Hop industry, it’s nice to hear a gifted artist that integrates the modern standard of today’s musical realm with yesterday’s classic Rap aura that we’ve all grown to love over many years. You can find both singles along with Ganza’s other releases on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and several other digital music streaming platforms. You’ll be glad you did.