Wes James, better known by his stage name Le Youth, is an American electronic musician, DJ, and producer. He is known for combining R&B with 90’s house music. James was raised in Ohio and currently resides in Los AngelesCA.

Le Youth gained attention on the internet when his track “Cool” (featuring a sample from Cassie Ventura‘s Me & U (song) rapidly received over 200,000 plays on Soundcloud in a short period of time.

The single was picked up by Ultra Records and the Cool EP was released on July 2, 2013. The music video for the song was directed by Renata Raksha and was released on April 9, 2013.

On July 22, 2013 Nick Grimshaw selected “Cool” as the Record of the Week on BBC Radio 1.

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