Drummer B is a self-made producer, DJ, art collector and musical tastemaker, who reigns supreme with a nameplate that carries weight among Detroit’s music elites. Born and raised in Detroit, Leonard Ware also known as Drummer B, is no stranger to the music and entertainment industry. His in-depth knowledge and experience in engineering, production, manufacturing, deejaying and executive producing have landed Drummer B credits on music and video projects around the world.
With a vast record collection made up of records inherited from his grandmother and working retail at the historical White Records, Drummer B developed a love for jazz, rock, hip hop, ghetto tech, and funk. As the nephew of Allen Barnes, saxophone and flute player for the legendary jazz artist and group Donald Byrd and The Blackbyrds, his musical roots influenced his love for all music genres.
As Drummer B’s name circulated more throughout the industry, he began making major strides in the music industry. Drummer B collaborated with Detroit Che, D12, Proof of Iron Fist Records, Baatin of Slum Village, L’Renee, Stretch Money, Jack Frost, Danny Brown and Dope Head of the Bruiser Brigade crew.
In 2011, Drummer B recorded Danny Brown’s XXX album under Fool Gold Records. He also produced, mixed and recorded 7 tracks on Dope Head’s critically acclaimed album “Plaid Palm Trees”, including the lead single “Airbags.” “XXX” and “Plaid Palm Trees’’ both received worldwide accolades. His record label, Soul Touch Recordings, was developed to assist up & coming independent artists to produce high quality, noteworthy music.