This week we are crushing on the handsome Leondro!
With an invigorating and unique blend of hip-hop, dance, and r&b, Leondro’s repertoire is the perfect representation of everything his hometown, Toronto, could have offered him. Overcoming the pitfalls of life in the inner city, Leondro’s music blends the harsh realities of the streets with positive messages to create a unique sound within the industry. In 2016, his persistence and commitment to his craft manifested in the form of his self-titled debut album “Leondro” [EP].
Singles such as “Super Big”, “Hunnit” & “Girl You The Ish”, have allowed him to be recognized with awards and nominations such as: Best New Artist; Album of the Year; Video of the Year & Songwriter of the Year at the CUT Hip-Hop Awards along with the nomination for the Best Urban Artist at the Toronto Independent Music Awards. Leondro’s recent single “Love Me So Good” featuring Juno Winner Dru available now on iTunes. Is currently on radio rotation in Canada & the US. Leondro recently has been in the studio with Latocha Scott from the Multi Platinum Selling ATLR&B Group Xscape. From showcases and festivals, to live on-air radio interviews, Leondro has been in high demand.
Not only is Leondro a man of vast musical talent, he’s also a man of integrity and community. Valuing philanthropy,Leondro actively seeks ways to give back to his fans and the community. He is currently supports Easter Seals, a foundation dedicated to helping children with physical disabilities achieve success in their lives. While taking part in the Easter Seals Ontario Telethon 2016, Leondro performed the smash-hit “Super Big”, a tribute to his mother and the sacrifices she made for his success and survival. His performance helped them to earn over $3.2 million. He is also a proud supporter of the non-profit charitable organization, Tim Horton’s Children Foundation, which helps kids go to camp for the Tim Horton’s Camp Day.
Talented, kindhearted and generous. We deem Leondro to be very crushworthy!
What is the first thing that you notice about a potential love interest?
I don’t like to judge a book by its cover, but I appreciate someone with beautiful eyes!
What is your definition of romance?
That thing you have with the person that life wouldn’t be the same without.
What is your ideal first date/ what’s the best date you’ve ever been on?
I’m a simple person, I would want a quiet and intimate setting so we would have an opportunity to talk and really get to know each other.
What’s your instant deal breaker?
I can’t stand someone who can’t keep it 100 with me!
What is the best piece of romance advice you have ever received?
My grandmother always told me to be patient with love