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Lady Leshurr: Fame meant I never went out of the house

"A bundle of energy", "Bubbly", "Fierce", "Mischievous". The way Lady Leshurr's MCing has been described by critics might give you the impression she's overflowing with confidence. If you watch her music videos, live performances or appearances on reality TV, you might not guess the 34-year-old struggles with social anxiety. She's...
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Lady Leshurr says she is ‘restarting her life’ after mental health struggles

Lady Leshurr has said she is “restarting her life again” after struggling with her mental health.The Birmingham rapper – who is best known for her “Queen’s Speech” freestyles – said she withdrew from public life because of the pressure that comes with being a performer.Talking to BBC Newsbeat, she said: “I’ll be eating food at a restaurant and suddenly they’ve got their Snapchat in my face, like: ‘Spit bars!’ And it’s like, I’m actually a human. If you got to know me, you’d actually want to chill with me as a normal person. But some people just think that’s it,...
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Lady Leshurr Is “Open To Everything” When It Comes To Love

Appearing on BBC’s Rock Till We Drop alongside Spandau Ballet’s Martin Kemp, rapper Lady Leshurr has been making moves since the release of her debut single “Lego” in 2011 and her Queen’s Speech five-part series on YouTube. But new-found fans have been speculating, is Lady Leshurr dating? And if so, who is she dating?
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Kelis, Bad Boy Chiller Crew, Lady Leshurr among names added to Tramlines 2022

Kelis, Bad Boy Chiller Crew and Lady Leshurr are among the names that have been added to the line-up for Tramlines. Sheffield’s biggest city-based music festival is set to take place at Hillsborough Park on July 22-24, with Sam Fender, Kasabian and Madness topping the bill as the event’s main headliners.
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BandLab NME Awards 2022: Chvrches, Robert Smith and BERWYN to perform, Daisy May Cooper and Lady Leshurr to host

BERWYN and Chvrches with The Cure‘s Robert Smith will be performing at the BandLab NME Awards 2022, with Daisy May Cooper and Lady Leshurr set to co-host on the night. The wildest night in music will return to London’s O2 Academy Brixton on Wednesday, March 2 to celebrate the best in music and entertainment from around the globe. Tickets to the event are on sale now and available here.
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Lady Leshurr: Rapper used lockdown to focus on mental health

We all have our ways of winding down and at the moment, rapper Lady Leshurr's is to look for houses. "I listen to jazz music in the background, put my little lights and candles on, that kind of gives me my little zen space," she says. The Birmingham-born artist has...
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Rap star Lady Leshurr on self-care, social media, and how her priorities have shifted in her 30s

With a bit of imagination, almost anything can be turned into a wellbeing ritual – just ask Lady Leshurr. “Recently, all I’ve been doing is looking for houses,” says the Birmingham-born rap artist, 32, when asked how she likes to switch off. “And that really unwinds me because I listen to jazz music in the background, put my little lights and candles on, that kind of gives me my little zen space.”
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The multi-talented Lady Leshurr: “I want to shift the culture or make history”

Proving she’s a true Queen, Birmingham’s quick-witted superstar Lady Leshurr has come a long way from she began release her blistering ‘Queen’s Speech’ rap videos on YouTube in 2016. Now the once-rising grime star is a household name, popping up as a guest, contestant or even a team captain on some of your favourite TV shows. She has also become quite the DJ on BBC 1Xtra, showing off her encyclopaedic knowledge of the world she loves – hip-hop.
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