Leke Adesoye was a British fashion designer, illustrator, and drum and bass music figurehead. He was prominent for founding the popular Junglist Movement clothing brand.
Leke Adesoye was born in 1979. He was born in London to Nigerian parents. He was raised in the Brixton neighborhood and was exposed to a variety of music genres, including hip hop, reggae, and jungle. Leke Adesoye started designing clothes in his early teens and started his own clothing company, Aerosoul Limited, in 1994.
Adesoye was an important personality in the jungle and drum and bass scene. He was also a talented DJ and musician, and performed with the stage name MC Leke.
How Did Leke Adesoye Die?
Leke Adesoye died on October 10, 2023, at the age of 44. He died from complications of a giant cell tumor. He had also been diagnosed with sickle cell anemia at a young age.
His death came rather as a surprise because no one anticipated it. Following the announcement of his passing, many people have sent condolences to the bereaved family. His legacy lives on.