Van Leeuwen is a former recording Artist, Certified Audio Engineer, and Producer who brings his sound and story to life through music.
Born in Atlanta, GA but, grew up most of his life in a small town in Mercer County, PA (724) about 45 minutes north of Pittsburgh, which is a big part of the story he tells.
Van Leeuwen has over 15 years of experience in the music industry and constant dedication to his craft. Van has made it out of pretty ruff circumstances and endured more than even his music is able to tell. He has accumulated over 10,000 authentic followers and well over 1 million plays in total but, that doesn't even begin to scratch of the surface of the amount of people who resonate with his music. Not only does he write and perform his own work, he engineers it, produces it, mixes and can even master it himself. And exceeds industry standards at each one without sacrificing quality. Over the years, he's also had to manage and market himself and in an industry where you need connections he's managed to make them all on his own just off his passion, skill and drive.
Today Van Leeuwen has earned his certification in Audio Engineering from SAE Institute of Atlanta along with 2 recommendation letters from industry engineers, Scott Kieklak (who has worked with DMX, Beyonce, Missy Elliot & More) and Louis Alfred III (who worked with Notorious B.I.G., Mobb Deep, Boyz II Men). He has a strong support system within his hometown and abroad and has dubbed the name #ThePride. Van Leeuwen has also worked with various industry professionals such as; Ying Yang Twins, Def Jam, Riff Raff, Trap Beckham, Nino Brown, Mac Miller, Taylor Gang, and worked out as staff engineer at top studios in ATL Soul Asylum Studios and now currently Icon Studios (to name a few). Followed by major brands such as: Def Jam, Interscope, Vibe Magazine, Romeo Miller, Yung Joc and many more! His message and sound is unique! He is known for the quality and care he puts into his work. His skill and undeniable work ethic that have made him a force to be reckoned with in today's demanding music industry.