|Leonidas "Freakchild" Chantzaras|
|Birth name||Leonidas Chantzaras|
|Origin||Offenbach am Main, Hesse, Germany|
|Genres||Pop, dance, rock, R&B, hip hop, electropop, dance-pop|
|Occupation(s)||songwriter, producer, publisher, A&R, manager, CEO, singer|
|Labels||Dino Music (1991)
Marlboro Music (publishing)(1997)
Peermusic (publishing) (2001-2008)
Air Chrysalis (publishing) (2009-2011)
BMG Rights Management (publishing) (2011-present)
|Associated acts||Elena Paparizou, Anna David|
Leonidas Chantzaras (born on July 29), better known by his artist name Freakchild (also sometimes stylized as DaFreakchild) is a Greek-German multi-gold and platinum songwriter, producer, publisher, A&R and former singer.
Leonidas Chantzaras is the CEO of his own management company The Company MGMT, publishing company The Store! and record label 300* Records. He is currently personally in contract with BMG Rights Management as a songwriter.
In total, Leonidas Chantzaras is responsible for having written and/or produced 17 Platinum and more than 5 Gold records in Europe and Asia. His co-writes include people such as Steve Lee (Britney Spears), Michael Jay (Celine Dion), Rasheem "Kilo" Pugh (Lauryn Hill), Curtis Richardson (Jennifer Lopez) and Deekay (Blue).
1991 signed as artist to Dino Music released one single "Killing me softly"
1997 signed to Marlboro Music
2001 - 2008 Das Leihhaus/Peer Music
2002-2008 co Owner boomin system productions
2006 - 2008 co owner Das Leihhaus
2008 - 2014 Freakchild! Ent
2009 freelance A&R Parasongs
2009 - 2011 Chrysalis
2011-2014 The Company MGMT
2011-2014 Bmg Rights
2013 The Store! Publ
2014 Senior A&R Imagem
Leonidas Chantzaras is also known for his relevant articles written in his blog Yes I Said It ! (The Realities of being a Songwriter).
The Company MGMT
The Company MGMT, was founded by Leonidas Chantzaras in 2011. After several years in the music business as a platinum writer/producer, as well as an A&R and consultant, Leonidas Chantzaras decided to form a management company that provides an unseen network and a strong promotion ability to his clients.
The Store! publishing was founded by Leonidas Chantzaras in 2013.
Main writers signed are:
- Rike Boomgaarden
- Monty Wells
- Alexandros Rigos
Black Rock Camp
Discography and Certifications
A discography of songs written and/or produced by Leonidas "Freakchild" Chantzaras
|2010||"Crashing Down"||Ivi Adamou||—||Sony Music Entertainment||—|
|2010||"Necros Okeanos"||Sakis Rouvas||Parafora||Minos EMI||—|
- Leonidas Chantzaras Official website
- Leonidas Chantzaras Official Twitter
- Leonidas Chantzaras Official SoundCloud
- The Company MGMT Official Instagram
- The Company MGMT Official Facebook
- 300* Records Official Facebook
- "Freakchild Official Website". DaFreakchild Website. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "Leonidas Chantzaras Biography". The Company MGMT Website. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "The Company MGMT Facebook Page". Facebook. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "300* Records Facebook Page". Facebook. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "Freakchild BMG Rights Management page". BMG Rights Management. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "Leonidas Chantzaras Discogs". Discogs. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "Yes I Said It ! (The Realities of being a Songwriter)". Wordpress. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "Feelgood Records". Feelgood Entertainment. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "Feelgood Records Facebook Page". Facebook. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "Black Rock Camp". Black Rock Studios. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.