About

Biography

“SGT Dunson” born Leo Dunson, the 2nd of July 1985 in Oakland, CA is an American Recording Artist, Song Writer, Speaker, Preacher and a United States Army Combat Veteran. He has recorded 7 albums: Soldier Music, To Hell and Back, American Soldier, War on the Home Front, God Bless America, From Boots to Books, and Life after the Military.

Music plays a very critical role for Sgt Dunson, using this avenue not only to enlighten the citizens of our country about war & politics, but also as support forum for those suffering from depression, anxiety & PTSD.

Leo frequently contributes columns for many well known Political & Religious blog sites. Mr. Dunson has received national media attention featured on CNN, Fox News, Huffington Post, Associated Press and many other major news media outlets.

SGT Dunson is not your average rapper. He has incorporated his experiences in the military into hip hop music. With songs like “If I Don’t Make It Home” which is a letter written from War in Iraq to his family and friends talking about his last wishes if he wasn’t to make it back home from the war. Other songs such as “Over There” and “My 1st Kill” where he describes in detail about the first time he had to kill someone at war. Motivational songs like “Too Much Training” or “Never Give Up, Never Quit.” Political songs such as “We Are The 99” “Proud To Be American” “Black Man Or A Thug” or “Make America Great Again.”

Sgt Dunson beautifully and proudly delivers these messages through cool beats, with great vocals, great technical texturing, and with raw emotions. It is absolutely wonderful to listen to.

You can get the schedule of his upcoming shows @ sgtdunson.com/events along with listen to and/or purchasing songs from his current CD or past CD’s @ sgtdunson.com/music

Sgt Dunson is currently an independent unsigned music artist whom owns all of his licensing & publishing. For a record deal and/or placement opportunities or for additional information, please contact at: sgtdunson@gmail.com

 

Military CAREER

Leo Dunson served in the United States Army. During his tenure Leo was deployed to Iraq assigned to the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Battalion 17th Infantry Regiment. Leo received many awards, badges and decorations to include the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon and many more. He was also promoted to the rank of Sergeant 1 July 2006. Sergeant Dunson was Honorably discharged out of the Military effective April 2008.

EDUCATION

Leo Dunson attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Studying Political Science and Accounting.