Born in Mexico and raised in Rockford Illinois, Poe Leos grew up with a single mother in a Spanish-speaking household that rang out with rancheras and salsa merengue bachata. In her teens she began listening to music in English, spanning smooth R&B to iconic Latin superstars like Romeo Santos, and Beyonce. Because of this, the songstress refers to her sound as “r&B pop latin.”
The 22-year-old artist first gained a following by singing at local birthday parties, quinceañeras, and Sweet 16s, one of which happened to be for the daughter of a top music industry executive. That fateful meeting encouraged Poe Leos to begin thinking seriously about a career as an artist. She quickly learned an array of necessary skills, learning both guitar and piano as well as how to produce her own music. Poe Leos is definitely going to a world renown star here in the near future!
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