Leon Rolle, better known as Locksmith, is an award-winning musician best known for his role in Rudimental. Locksmith helped the band to two number one albums and three number one singles selling out tours all over the world. The band are also Brit and MOBO award winners, and as a popular virtual speaker Locksmith can talk about his experiences performing in front of packed out arenas. Having made his mark on the music scene Locksmith has also become a well-known TV personality starring on SAS: Who Dares Wins in 2020.
Originally from East London Locksmith grew up with two main passions– music and football. The latter was realised in 2019 when he was selected by Harry Redknapp to represent the Rest of the World team during Soccer Aid’s annual match. But it is music where he has really excelled. Rudimental were formed in 2010 but really made their name in 2012 when the single Feel the Love stormed the British charts reaching number one. The debut album Home followed suit in 2013 becoming Platinum-certified as it made waves both in the UK and in Europe. Sell-out tours followed with the group performing at some of the UK’s most iconic venues including Wembley Stadium.
Being in the public eye is not always easy. And Locksmith has struggled with his mental health due to the demands of the lifestyle places on individuals. Using fitness and exercise as a release, during his virtual speaking events he honestly discussing these issues sharing his own tips on how to become mentally resilient. Locksmith’s inspirational talks cover mental health issues as well as sharing fascinating anecdotes from his career in the music industry.