When Leonard Ware inherited his grandmother’s record collection, his lifelong love affair became a career. As a musicologist, Drummer B subsequently developed a diverse love of jazz, rock, hip hop, ghetto tech, and funk.
A native Detroiter, Drummer B, is no stranger to the music and entertainment industry. He has worked with Big Proof of D12, Baatin of Slum Village, Allen Barns of The Black Birds, Umar Bin Hassian from The Last Poets, Nick Speed, Danny Brown, Dope Head, Jessica Care Moore and many more.
His in-depth knowledge and experience in music engineering, music production, manufacturing, deejaying and executive producing has landed Drummer B credits on music and video projects worldwide.
In 2010-12 Drummer B, recorded for Danny Brown’s while under Fool Gold Records including tracks for the album "XXX" and many features that Brown did during that time. He also produced, mixed and recorded 7 tracks on Dope Head’s critically acclaimed album “Plaid Palm Trees”, including the lead single “Airbags.”
Drummer B founded Soul Touch Recordings in 2010 to develop and brand his sound while producing high quality, noteworthy music. Releases include “Me and Marvin, “Thanks Dilla”, Jus Cakin, and The People Mover”
In 2017, Drummer B partnered with 1xRun to release his first limited edition vinyl titled "Space Bounce. Shortly after he teamed up with techno pioneer Derrick May for the release of The Diamond Project Ep1 on Transmat Records.
Drummer B has had a luminary career, one that has recently began taking him on amazing international adventures. In 2018, the producer/DJ played and did a artist residency in Cairo, Egypt which inspired his acclaimed Valley of Kings: Detroit to Cairo project with Hizz Records. His international travels continued with an exciting international tour titled "Hi Tek Soul" in October 2019 with the legendary Derrick May. Even with 2020 being a trying year for the music industry due to Covid-19, DrummerB has recorded 3 very successful stream performances; one in May for the Mocad Fundraiser with Derrick May and Juan Atkins, another in September for the Detroit/Chicago/Berlin/MusicXDesign stream, and the third in November for the Movement Selects Vol.3 stream.