Born in Guatemala City and currently based in Texas, Leslie Johnson is a producer, bassist, composer and songwriter.

He has work with many different artists like: Khalid, Charlie Wilson, Lecrae, K-Pop superstar Seulgi, among many others.

Johnson was a part of Khalid‘s 2017 Grammy nominated and 4x platinum album “American Teen” as a composer of the song “American Teen”.

He was also a producer/composer on Lecrae’s 2024 Grammy winning album “Church Clothes Vol. 4”, producing and composing the song “I-45 Freestyle”.

In 2017, he produced one of Latin America’s top selling Christian artists Marcela Gandara’s album “Cerca Estas”, which was nominated for a Latin Grammy (Best Christian Album) and for a Dove Award (Best Christian Album in Spanish) in 2018.

He also has two Billboard’s Adult R&B number ones with Charlie Wilson with the songs “One I Got” and “Ain’t No Stopping Us”.

Johnson co-produced/co-wrote Charlie Wilson‘s #1 single “One I Got” released on June 26, 2020. (“One I Got” reached #1 on the Urban AC charts after just 10 weeks and set a new record on the Billboard Adult R&B Songs chart making Wilson the top male artist leading the chart earning eight #1 singles at the pole position).

In 2022 Johnson co-wrote Charlie Wilson’s single “No Stoppin’ Us” featuring Babyface, KC Hailey (from “Jodeci” and “K-Ci & Jojo) and Johnny Gill from “New Edition” and in August 2022 “No Stoppin’ Us” reached the #1 spot at Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart becoming Wilson’s ninth number one on this list. More than any male R&B artist. This became Johnson’s second number one with Charlie Wilson on this list.

Johnson has also been a touring musician for more than 20 years and is currently touring as MD/Bass Player for Latin America’s top selling female Christian artist Lilly Goodman. He also produced Goodman’s 2021 album “Cielo”, and still works with her as producer.

Johnson also co-wrote and co-produced the song “Anywhere but Home” for K-Pop superstar Seulgi and in October 2022, Seulgi’s album “28 Reasons – The 1st. Mini Album” debuted at #1 on iTunes.


Leslie Johnson’s production work