Entertainment icon & legend, Leslie "Big Lez" Segar has trademarked her presence in the music industry.
She is a multi-talented & highly respected dancer/choreographer, on-air radio & TV personality/producer, fitness specialist and stage & film actress . Leslie defines the term, "Jane of All Trades, Master of All"
Her multi-media reputation has cemented her place in music history.
Coined by a journalist in an interview as "The Legs of Urban America," Lez back flipped onto the scene dominating the 90's. She is the pioneer of female Hip Hop dancers and raised the bar for those to come.
In her world of choreography, Leslie just completed scene-ography for Season 1 of VH1’s “The Breaks.” She is currently producing a dance documentary.
"Big Lez"....a name given to Leslie by directors to describe her muscular, athletic physique & grand gymnastics ability and moves typically performed by small-framed persons, yet conquered by a dynamic sized woman.
Leslie choreographed & danced in videos such as Michael Jackson's "Remember the Time," Whitney Houston's
"I'm every Woman," Mary J. Blige's "Real Love" & "You Remind Me,” LL Cool J's, "Around the Way Girl," Salt-n-Pepa, Bobby Brown and many more.
Her choreography for "Real Love" garnered her a MTV Music Award nomination for best choreography.
Leslie's recognizable silhouette is undeniable at the intro of Queen Latifah's hit TV show on Fox, "Living Single."
Her incredible dance ability & sultry choreography for TV, music videos, films & tours, keeps her in demand and locked into music history.
A woman in demand, Leslie dominated the radio airwaves. Always ahead of the curve, she has been the host & producer of a multitude of her own #1 shows across the country, namely: "Hot Jamz” on Sirius Satellite Radio, midday’s at Los Angeles 92.3 The Beat/KKBT, (iHeart) to New York's WQHT/Hot 97, Atlanta's WAOK/V103 along with being a co-host alongside Big Boy's Morning Show at KPWR/Power 106 Los Angeles (Emmis) and notable entertainment reporting for iHeart affiliates at Premiere Radio Networks.
Her internationally syndicated Sprite Street Mix radio show via Radio Express, featured the NBA, new film junkets, cutting edge music, fashion and all things entertainment.
This former host & producer of Viacom/BET's Rap City (7 years) is credited for conducting many first interviews for international artists like, Tupac Shakur, Notorious B.I.G., Outkast, Wyclef Jean, The Fugees and more.
Leslie is responsible for bridging the gap between sports, fashion, film, TV & Hip Hop with her produced features from behind-the-scenes and special coverage of NBA All-star & NFL Super Bowl games.
Her exclusive red carpet film premiere & radio round table interviews with a multitude of notable actors, directors, producers and studio executives solidifies her respectful l& trustworthy journalistic persona,
Matt Damon, Denzel Washington, Scarlet Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Oprah, and Director Paul Greengrass to name a few.
Upon receiving a full gymnastics scholarship & obtaining a Bachelors degree in physiology & minor in theater arts from the highly accredited Springfield College, in Massachusetts, Lez has used her expertise to set up fitness & healthy lifestyle programs for executives such as Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Mary J. Blige,
Andre Harrell (Revolt TV Vice Chairman), and Faith Evans, just to name a few. Her company is appropriately named “BODIOGRAPHY” Inc.
Leslie Segar, a woman who truly represents spirit, mind & body.
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