Lean Savage

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Lean Savage, born Dylan Simphiwe Ncube on October 11, 2006, in Gweru, Zimbabwe, is a Zimbabwean rapper, songwriter, and record producer. After his father's death in June 2016, Lean Savage moved to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, in 2022, where he currently resides with his mother and siblings.

Lean Savage's passion for music started at the age of 7, and he has explored various genres, including Zim dancehall, Kasi rap, hip-hop/rap, and country. He was inspired by artists such as Lil Uzi Vert, XXXTENTACION, and Juice WRLD, and began writing his own lyrics and producing his own music.

In 2023, Lean Savage founded his record label, Leanshake Records LLC, and released his debut single, "Stop Lying to Me," on December 22, 2023. The song gained local attention and paved the way for his subsequent releases.


Lean Savage's discography includes:

- "Stop Lying to Me" (2023)
- "Love Me Back" (2024)
- "Too Long" (2024)
- "Apocalypse" (2024)
- "For All the Punks" (2024) - Album

Musical Style and Influences

Lean Savage's music style is a fusion of hip-hop, trap, and emo rap, with lyrics that often focus on themes of love, heartbreak, and self-empowerment. He cites Lil Uzi Vert, XXXTENTACION, and Juice WRLD as his main influences, and his music is characterized by its emotive and introspective nature.

Impact and Reception

Lean Savage's music has gained a local following in Zimbabwe, and his debut album, "For All the Punks," received positive reviews from music critics. His music is praised for its raw energy, introspective lyrics, and genre-bending sound.