Recording artiste Cleó Official Biography
Born Cleopatra Hassan she hails from the parish of St. Mary in Jamaica. A petite, self-confident beauty who is blessed with natural talent, and does not shackle her art or stifle her creativity, nor does she limit the range of her music to any one genre. Growing up she was affectionately known as Cleó a name she later adopted as her stage name. She grew up singing in her home town Church and quickly developed a passion for writing and singing at a very tender age. Cleó attended the Mary Mount High School and the St. Mary High School. Acknowledging the need for a higher level of education Cleó relocated to Jamaica’s Capital, Kingston, where she attended the University Of The West Indies, Mona, years later she graduated with B.A. in Language Communication and Society.
After graduating university Cleó set out to live a normal life, so like other normal university graduates she began working, but was propelled by her God given gifts to follow her dreams, of becoming one of the world’s best singer and songwriter. Most young people spent their spare time partying, As for Cleó, she spent her time locked away in her room writing poems, songs and singing. With the drive and determination to let her talent be seen, she recorded her first single “In My Room”, with the wonderful response to her first single, she was inspired to continue nurturing her talent.
Shortly after recording “In My Room” she decided on a change of scenery, so without a second thought she hopped on a plane to Atlanta, Georgia. Hell bent on sharing her talent with the rest of the world, as soon as she landed in the U.S.A. she went to work, recording numerous singles with varying production houses. However Cleó didn’t quite gain ground until 2011 when she teamed up with the Miami based Gwallaz Inc. and recorded the smash hit “Gangsta Luv”. Having captivated a lot of attention she released an onslaught of singles, such as. “Fallen High”, “Make It Last”, on the “Love 2 Love Riddim”, “Tip Pon Mi Toe” on the “Perfume Riddim” and “Call The Police”. Cleó has also done a number of collaborations with other emerging artistes and producers.
Highly motivated, and inspired to fulfill her dreams she is always in the studios writing and recording new tracks, often experimenting with different genres, creating her own style. Thus putting her in the category of the few artistes whose music cannot be categorized. Cleó thrives on delivering a fresh sound, so be on the lookout for this multi-talented artiste who will undoubtedly captivate your earbuds and keep you entertained.
Written By: Glen Hinds