Dangerous Lee, real name Leigh (sometimes spelled “Lei”, pronounced ley) Langston, is a short story writer, self-published author, abstract and portrait painter who works as a Marketing Specialist for Memtech Acoustical.
How It Began:
Dangerous Lee’s claim to fame is the humor advice column, Ask Dangerous Lee, where she dished out opinions on love, relationships, pop culture, and celebrities.
Ask Dangerous Lee was published monthly in the now defunct Uncommon Sense newspaper and syndicated in various independent magazines and websites nationwide. It can now be read exclusively at The Dangerous Lee Network.
In 2008, Dangerous Lee’s short erotic story, Til Death Do Us Part, was featured in the New York Times Best Selling anthology, Succulent: Chocolate Flava 2, edited by Zane.
In March of 2010, Dangerous Lee self-published her first book titled, Keep Your Panties Up and Your Skirt Down, an anthology that includes six erotic stories with an emphasis on HIV education. The book is now an Amazon Best Seller!
Dangerous Lee has also worked as a certified HIV Prevention Specialist and testing counselor with Wellness AIDS Services, Inc. of Flint, Michigan.
Where It Went:
Ask Dangerous Lee, the column, lead to the Ask Dangerous Lee Live radio show on the Blog Talk Radio network. For more than two years, Dangerous Lee, along with co-host, hip hop artist Hassahn Phenomenon, featured celebrities on all sides of the entertainment and media spectrum.
Working as a one-woman production, Dangerous Lee has secured more than 100 media features over the course of seven years and has taken The Dangerous Lee Network to be ranked in the top 11,000 websites in the U.S. She has also had the pleasure of being selected as Vibe Magazine’s Vixen of the Day, as well as being featured on The TODAY Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda.
Dangerous Lee has also worked as a contributing writer for actress, Monique Coleman’s official website, GimmeMo.com and is the co-founder of Book Bizarre, an event that highlighted self-published authors in Flint, Michigan in 2010 and 2011.
In October of 2014, Dangerous Lee self-published an eBook based on her highly popular web series, The Half Series: When Black People Look White.
Where It’s Going:
In February 2015, The Dangerous Lee Network made a major change to became The #FeedArt Network, a portal for helping artists and creative entrepreneurs with their social media marketing efforts.
Visit the #Feedart section for more details on this exciting change and keep an eye on this space for updates.