The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL -

Fran­cis “Leebo” De Lima is a man of few words who of­ten lets his mu­sic do his talk­ing. This past week­end, the artistes and other mem­bers of the Saint Lu­cian mu­sic fra­ter­nity for whom he has writ­ten, pro­duced and in some in­stances per­formed along­side ral­lied to his aid fol­low­ing news of his can­cer di­ag­no­sis.

De Lima is cur­rently hos­pi­tal­ized and in need of fund­ing for ur­gent med­i­cal care.

Through­out his young ca­reer which be­gan in the nineties, “Leebo”, as he is known, has been a found­ing mem­ber of the Kronic Heights Crew along­side pro­ducer Adam Gill­mor and sax­o­phon­ist Rob ‘Zi' Tay­lor. He has also worked with a num­ber of na­tional artistes in­clud­ing Ron­ald “Boo” Hink­son, Ted­dyson John, Sedale, Al­pha, Mongstar, Michael Robin­son, Este­ban, In­vader and TC Brown.

Leebo joined with Mr Killa from Gre­nada with whom he penned the In­ter­na­tional hit “Rolly Polly” in 2014. He also teamed up with Bunji Gar­lin and Billy Ocean from Trinidad and Tabia from St Vin­cent.

A trained sound en­gi­neer whose Heights Mu­sic Pro­duc­tion is based in Grande Riviere, Leebo is also the Musical Di­rec­tor for TEM­PEST, a pro­mo­tion and artiste de­vel­op­ment com­pany that has pro­duced main­stream mu­sic from Lisa Weekes, Zionomi, Level 4, Tr­ish, K-Yo and Stacy Charles.

Do­na­tions to as­sist this noted and re­spected musical pa­triot can be made at CIBC First Caribbean Ac­count #20392863 and by Wire Trans­fer at: First Caribbean In­ter­na­tional Bank, Bridge Street Cas­tries, Saint Lu­cia, Swift Code: FCIBLCLC. AC#: 20392863 INO: Amanda De Lima.

Or con­tact Lyn­dale James, spokesper­son for Leebo, on (758) 716-2277.

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