LLeft Entertainment is a boutique production company that provides creative, independent entertainment in the form of music production, video production, and book publication. The company, which was founded in 2011, is owned and operated by the creative husband and wife team, Tracey Lee and Lori Nelson Lee.
Tracey inked a recording deal with Bystorm/Universal Records under which he released a solo album entitled, Many Facez (1997). This album included the hit single, The Theme (It’s Party Time), which settled on Billboard’s Top 100 for thirty-seven weeks. He had the opportunity to collaborate with award-winning artists such as the Notorious B.I.G., Busta Rhymes, and Kanye West. Some of Tracey's performances and appearances included BET Rap City: The Basement, BET Teen Summit, Keenan Ivory Wayans Show, and HBO Original Series: ARLI$$.
Tracey's whirlwind music industry experience prompted him to earn a Juris Doctorate Degree from Southern University Law Center making Tracey the 1st former major label hip-hop artist to earn the abbreviation Esq. behind his name. As a lawyer, his client list has included Eric Roberson (Grammy-Nominated R&B Singer/Songwriter), Invisible Productions (for Kelly Rowland, Solange Knowles and Kobe Bryant), and DJ Young Guru (Tour DJ & Engineer for Jay-Z), to name a few.
In 2014, Tracey returned to the music scene as an independent artist under his LLeft Entertainment label releasing his project entitled ESQ. The Revelation, with appearances by DJ Young Guru, Eric Roberson, and Algebra Blessett. His latest project, Expect The Unexpected (2018) includes the smash hit Doc. Brown, which has been receiving rave reviews from some of music industry's top DJs.
Fall of 2016, he joined the faculty staff of Coppin State University as an adjunct professor teaching The Business of Music. Currently, Tracey sits on the Governor's Board for The Recording Academy Washington, DC Chapter, and is a member of Black Entertainment and Sports Law Association (BESLA), American Bar Association (ABA), Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).
Lori Nelson Lee
Lori's children’s book, Hillary's Big Business Adventure, a book that introduces the concept of entrepreneurship to young kids was added to several elementary schools in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Ohio among others. Her book has appeared on Let's Talk Live (ABC), The 10! Show (NBC), CBN News (CBN), Speak Up! (CW), Eyewitness News (CBS), The Coffee Shop (ABC), and My Fox DC (Fox). It was also featured at the Congressional Black Caucus Author Pavilion, and in Publisher's Weekly (Independent Publishing Edition) and Baker & Taylor’s Books For Growing Minds. In February 2017, Lori's publishing company (Nelson Publishing, LLC) was a featured publisher in the popular Just Like Me© book subscription box for children of color. In 2015, Lori released her second children's book, Danica Dramatica - Queen Me.
Lori's first screenplay won her a spot as a finalist in the 2008 Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship Lab competition, sponsored by the American Black Film Festival. Her second project, a 90 second film competition, won the 2009 Allstate Insurance Be Reel Community Voice Film contest (optioned by Burrell Communications for The Root). Lori's short films have been finalists and winners in several film competitions. Her web series, The Archives has included appearances by Chubb Rock (Hip-Hop Artist), 9th Wonder (Grammy-Nominated Producer), DJ Young Guru (Tour DJ & Engineer for Jay-Z), and actors Omari Hardwick and Cory Hardrict.
She's now in her 2nd season as the Executive Producer and co-host of the popular hip-hop podcast, Married to Hip Hop (Not The Drama) with Tracey Lee, with a list of guests that includes Grammy award-winning Producer Deric 'D-Dot' Angelettie, Grammy-nominated singer Eric Roberson, Hollywood actor Dorian Missick, and rapper/lecturer Gabriel Asheru Benn, best known for writing and performing the theme song for the popular TV series, The Boondocks.