Amy León is a musician, poet, activist, and educator.
She performs frequently all over New York and has toured numerous times throughout Europe performing in collaboration with the BBC, Roundhouse, The Battersea Arts Center, Amnesty International, and more.
An alumna of the Nuyorican Slam Team, she fuses music and poetry through powerfully transparent performances focusing on social inequalities while celebrating love, blackness, and what it means to be woman. She is the author of two collections of poetry: the water under the bridge and Mouth Full of Concrete. Her musical debut, Something Melancholy, has led to her sharing stages with Talib Kweli, Common, Melanie Fiona, Alice Smith and more.
She is anxiously awaiting the release of her debut childrens book via Walker Books in 2019 whilst developing her first play. Stay tuned and mark your calendars - her sophomore album will be released on April 6th at The Apollo!