Rap, hip-hop | Utica, NY
Born and raised in Highland Falls, NY, Malik Johnson, known as LeekyXIV, always had love for music. He became more involved in rapping and songwriting at the age of 16. Later attending SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, NY, LeekyXIV was named captain of the men’s basketball team. His love and passion for sports made it easy to expand his efforts in the music industry. Connecting with generic at SUNY Poly, he then began working with Tha Bakery. His hip-hip name, LeekyXIV, comes from wearing #14 on the basketball court. He released his debut album, “XIV,” in early 2018 and is constantly in the studio working on new material.