It’s Mr. Leo’s Birthday But How Well Do You Know Him

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When You call the name Mr. Leo almost everybody knows who you are talking about but if you talk about Fonyuy L. Nsohburinka, a lot of people might not really know whom you talking about.

Famous for his music styles as well as his inspiring stage performance.

This Cameroonian-born, the Buea-raised superstar has some unshared wonderful fascinating and crazy details of his life and career. We present to you all you might have missed while jamming to Mr. Leo’s jams in the club.

HIS FULL NAMES

In case you were wondering, Mr. Leo‘s real name is Fonyuy Leonard Nsohburinka.

HIS AGE

Mr. Leo was born on August 31st 1990, in Buea. He is 28 Years old today

RECORD LABELS

Also known as the Lion, Apart from being an artist under Alphabetter Records, this starboy also owns his own record label named LIONN PRODUCTION. The label boasts an artist on its rooster, GOMEZ whos hit single – Beaute is critically acclaimed.

INTERNATIONAL FEATURES

In the past, Mr Leo has collaborated with international artists such as Hiro, Revolution and Fanicko

HE IS A FATHER

Mr. Leo is a proud dad to a beautiful daughter

SOLO EFFORTS

Mr LEO has a total of 14 Music Videos on youtube of which 9 is directed by Dr. Nkeng Stephens. His most watch video is Jamais Jamais which has 8.4 million views on youtube

INVESTOR

Mr. Leo own a minor Lux Snack bar in Molyko Buea called Chill Snack

CHARGE

Mr. Leo Charges Between 1 to 1.5 million for a show in Cameroon

GHOSTWRITER

Mr. Leo cowrote Daphne’s Hits  Calee and Jusque La Gare which skyrocketed Daphne into a Mega Superstar

HIS FATHER

Mr. Leo’s father is a retired prison warder in Buea

HIS NETWORTH

Charging Approximately a million per show in Cameroon, He gets booked at least four times a week which makes him earn about 3 million a week, 12 million a month coupled with his endorsement deals, Mr Leo should be earning at least 100 000 000 a year making him one of the most bankable artists in Cameroon/Central Africa. Not forgetting the fact that he charges about a million per collaboration, online streaming, ringtones etc Do the Math

HIS ORIGIN

Mr. Leo is 100% North Westerner, both his parents from Banso in the North West

BILINGUALISM

Mr. Leo is fluent in both English and French

His first breakout single was “On VAS GERRER”

A younger Mr. Leo engages in drama amongst the youths

Keep Watching His Latest JAM – C’est LA VIE

GOOD HEARTED
Some few months back, the founder of critiqsite.com was locked in Buea and Mr. Leo went there to intervene

DOWNLOAD AUDIO HERE

 

Throwback Mr LEO

 

 

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FULL BIOGRAPHY AS FROM WIKIPEDIA.COM

 

Mr. Leo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mr.Leo
Mr.leo in 2017.jpg

Mr.Leo in 2017
Background information
Birth name Fonyuy Leonard Nsohburinka
Born August 21, 1990 (age 28)
BueaSouthwest Region (Cameroon)
Genres
Occupation(s) Artist, singer
Instruments
Years active 2015–present
Labels
Associated acts

Fonyuy Leonard Nsohburinka is a Cameroonian singer,(born August 21, 1990),who is well known by his stage name Mr.Leo, he rose to fame after his single “E go betta” a heat aired in most Radio/TV stations in the country.[1][2] Mr. Leo is an award-winning artist, In 2016, he received 3 awards at the Balafon Music Awards 2016 edition in Best song of the Year,Revelation of the Year and Best Male Artist.[3] He was nominated for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in LagosNigeria 2017 edition in the category of Best Male Central Africa,.As part of his career,in March 2017 he became the brand ambassador of Itel Mobile in Cameroon.

Early life and education

Mr. Leo was born Fonyuy Leonard Nsohburinka on August 21, 1990 and grew up in a military camp (Warder Barracks) in BueaSouthwest Region (Cameroon). He is a member of the Nso people who grew up in a military ghetto. He is the 3rd child in a family of 4.

Career

In 2016, Africa news aggregates AllAfrica.com published that, Mr. Leo passion in music started when he became a member of a school Choir Break Through voices Leo finally left the camp and moved to molyko the (heart of studies and entertainment) in South west region of Cameroon . There is time for everything,Leo, professional career started when he signed a recording deal with Alpha Better Records in 2015, in the same year, Alpha Better records released his debut single hit song titled (E go Beta) and in November, 2015 his label released another of Mr.Leo single title On Va Gérer which means (we shall manage). Mr. Leo career has earn the Cameroonian artist 5 awards in the following categories which include; best lyricist, best new artist, best video and best song with a message and best Cameroonian soul music.[1][5] Leo was inspired by SealLemar2face Idibia and others. Mr. Leo has been recognized by awards and nominations such as the African Entertainment Awards (USA),he was nominated for best Fracophone artist and Best Male Single in Jamais-Jamais 2017.

Mr. Leo in 2017

[8][9] In 2017, he signed an endorsement deal with Itel Mobile as brand ambassador in Cameroon and he said {Big Deal being signed with itel Mobile,I’m blessed!.} [6][7] Like any other artist, he has done collaboration with artists such as Wax dey , X-Malaye,LockoMagasco, Hiro, Fanicko and others.[10]

Personal Life

Mr. Leo is still single

Discography

Selected as single[edit]

  • Ego Better (2015)
  • On Va Gerer (2015)
  • Femme ft Rude Bway (2015)
  • C’est Faux (2016)
  • Kemayo
  • Jamais Jamais
  • Je T’aime ft Hiro (2016)
  • Partout (2017)

Collaboration

  • X Maleya – Maria
  • Revolution – C’est Pas Ma Faute
  • Better Featuring Wax Dey
  • Que Ce Qui N’a Pas Marcher featuring (Alpha Better Artists)
  • Higher Higher Featuring (Alpha Better Artists)
  • Fap Kolo Feauring Salatiel
  • Supporter Feauring Locko –
  • Love na Love Remix Featuring (Charly B)
  • Clando Feauring Blaise B and Salatiel)
  • Madame Tout le Monde Featuring (Rhythmz )
  • Jamaix Jamaix remix Featuring Flavour N’abania[11]

Mr.Leo selected Albums

  • Love Original 2017 (13 Tracks)[12]
  • Sigo Siendo Paisa, Vol. 1 2010

Awards and recognition

 

Year

Award Category Recipient Result
2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Central Africa Best Male artist himself Nominated
2016 Balafon Music Awards 3 wards (Song of the Year, Revelation of the Year and Best Male Vocal Performance.) Himself Won
2017 African Entertainment Awards (USA) Best Male Single: Jamais-Jamais
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