Leigh-Anne Pinnock is reportedly working with hip-hop producer Chauncey Hollis on her debut solo album.
According to reports, the 30-year-old Little Mix singer is delving into hip-hop by working with the chart-topping producer who goes by the name Hit-Boy.
The songwriter is a heavyweight in the genre, having worked with Kanye West, Beyoncé, Rihanna and Jay-Z in the past.
Solo: Lee-Anne Pinnock reportedly working with hip-hop producer Chauncey Hollis to make her debut solo music
According to The Sun, Leigh-Anne recorded several songs with the hitmaker in Los Angeles earlier this year.
A source told the publication: ‘Lee-Anne is working on what kind of music sounds best to her, and she’s making great progress.’
‘Many of the songs have a heavy R&B vibe and others have a strong hip-hop influence. It’s the music she listens to the most so it makes sense to follow that path.
‘Leah has great names working with her so she’s a winner.’
New Style: The 30-year-old Little Mix singer is delving into hip-hop by working with chart-topping producer better known as Hit-Boy, reports
Earlier this year, Leigh-Anne’s record label launched an investigation after an early demo of one of her songs was leaked.
Warner Music was quick to remove the link to the recording and the clip was replaced with a copyright claim notice by the owner.
It read: ‘This media has been disabled in response to a report from the copyright owner.’
A source told The Sun: ‘This track is a very early demo. The owners swung into action and are determined to get to the bottom of how it appeared online as only a few people had heard of it.
New music: According to The Sun, Lee-Anne recorded several songs with the hitmaker in LA earlier this year
‘They are taking this very seriously. Lee-Anne is working hard to give fans the music they deserve.
Since the split of Little Mix, Leigh-Anne has been busy writing solo music with Tayla Parks, one of the co-writers of the girl group’s hit single Sweet Melody.
The star – who has 10-month-old twins with fiancé Andre Gray – is also reportedly set to drop her last name for the sake of her solo career.
Shout out to my ex’s songstress who has bought the Leigh-Anne.com domain, which is currently ‘under construction’.
Oh no! Earlier this year, Leigh-Anne’s record label launched an investigation after an early demo of one of her songs was leaked
It comes as Leigh-Anne is reportedly not only sinking her teeth into new music, but is also interested in writing a memoir.
According to reports, she is negotiating a seven-figure book deal that will focus on her identity and her experiences in Little Mix.
The singer is said to have been inspired by the success of her BBC Three documentary Race, Pop and Power and now wants to put pen to paper.
A source told The Sun: ‘It’s something she’s passionate about – it’s not going to be a revelation on life in a pop band, her feelings are more about who she became in that time. what she stands for and what she believes in.
Investigation: Warner Music was quick to remove the link to the recording and the clip was replaced with a copyright claim notice by the owner
‘The response to her documentary really inspired Leigh-Anne to do more. She knows that her platform can help other people as well, and she wants to represent as many young women as she can.
“It’s about stepping out of a band and defining who she’s going to be moving forward as an independent woman and as an artist.” He is very excited at the prospect of working on it and taking it to fans.
The insider added that Leigh-Anne has a ‘clear vision’ of where she wants to take her solo career and has already signed a record deal.
She is also working on her acting career, most recently starring in the Christmas film Boxing Day.
Busy Girl: Since the split of Little Mix, Leigh-Anne has been busy writing solo music with Tayla Parks, one of the co-writers of the girl group’s hit single Sweet Melody.