Hailing from East London, unforgettable powerhouse duo HanLei (Hannah K and Aleysha Lei) have been performing and creating music together for more than a decade. Their stunning vocal is undoubtedly rooted in soul, producing a timeless, richly layered sound that can only be described as captivating.
Refusing to pin their soul/jazz vocal down to any one genre of music, they take influence and inspiration from multiple genres including rock/indie, neo-soul, hip-hop, jazz and house music. HanLei effortlessly blend their vocals to compliment any style of music and creatively adapt to produce jaw dropping arrangements both lyrically and vocally.
HanLei have consistently, for the past 9 years, been the only backing vocalists to tour with the legendary music and style icon, Grace Jones.
They have performed, arranged and recorded with a multitude of world renowned artists, acquiring invaluable music industry experience throughout their careers. Their work includes worldwide tours, working with, directing and arranging for professional artists, choirs and bands. Hosting events, studio/band session work and backing/lead vocals for a wide selection of talented artists and bands.
Crossing their dynamic vocal with their love of house music, HanLei have created a catalogue of releases, with every single release to date charting Top 5 in house music’s leading chart (Traxsource). Collaborations with highly respected producers, such as Rhemi, DJ Spen and Sean McCabe, have firmly cemented the HanLei name on the house music scene, their distinct vocal and superb lyrics now a signature of theirs.