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DaniLeigh

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Danielle Leigh Curiel born on December 20th, 1994, known professionally as DaniLeigh, is a Dominican-American singer, dancer, rapper, and choreographer. Initially appearing as a backup dancer, Curiel began her career by posting covers of popular songs on YouTube before moving to Los Angeles, where she began choreographing for other artists and dancing. She made a career breakthrough after working with Prince on the music video for his single “Breakfast Can Wait”.  She released her first single “D.O.S.E” in 2015, but her first successful single was “Play”, released in 2017. The single is an empowerment song for women and Latinos, and features Mexican-American rapper Kap G.DaniLeigh was signed to Def Jam Records in 2017, releasing mixtapes and singles starting that year. She then released her first EP, Summer with Friends, in 2017, followed up by The Plan in 2018. The latter features appearances by rappers YG, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby, and YBN Nahmir. She later released a few more singles such as “Lil Bebe”, which was remixed featuring vocals from Lil Baby, and “Easy”, which was remixed featuring vocals from singer Chris Brown. She has also made a cameo appearance in Megan Thee Stallion’s Hot Girl Summer music video. In late 2019, she choreographed for Da Baby’s music video “BOP IN BROADWAY”. Moreover, she has danced with the likes of Pharrell, Nelly Furtado and appeared on a number of award shows; she even directed a video for one of the most talented and iconic artists of all time.

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