TORONTO HIP HOP ARTIST...
Toronto Hip Hop artist, Leondro takes representing his hometown, Toronto, seriously. His music, a blend of Hip-Hop, Dance and R&B speaks to the pitfalls of life in the inner city and overcoming them. Leondro's music combines the harsh realities of the streets with a positive message. In 2016 his commitment to his craft and it's journey manifested into his debut album, “Leondro” [EP].
The multi-talented performer has several CUT Hip-Hop Award nominations, including, Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Video of the Year and Songwriter of the Year for his singles "Super Big", "Hunnit” and "Girl You The Ish". Leondro has also been nominated Best Urban Artist of the year at the Toronto Independent Music Awards. The popular artist's recent single "Love Me So Good” featuring Juno winner Dru, is available on iTunes and can be heard now on radio stations in Canada & the US.
Leondro has been in high demand, fresh off Peter Jackson's "Married To Success” tour and DJ Envy's Toronto show. He's also spent time in the studio with Latocha Scott, from the Multi Platinum Selling ATL R&B Group Xscape. From showcases, festivals and live on-air radio interviews, Leondro isn't slowing down. The hard working artist had the honor of opening up for Hip-Hop pioneer Choclair at the Uptown Soul Showcase in Toronto. Leondro will be a Featured Artist at the 2017 Youth Day on July 23 performing in front of 40,000 people at the Iconic Yonge Dundas Square. Leondro will also serve as Youth Day’s Global Ambassador. Already widely regarded as Canada's next big artist, Leondro leaves it all on the stage. His honesty is in his music. His words come from the heart to hit at the heart, inspiring his fans to believe in themselves and follow their dreams. Critics and fans alike agree the high energy performer has turned himself into an industry powerhouse with his truth and spirit. Leondro keeps it real for his fans.
Humbled by his success, Leondro makes good on his promise to give back to the community by supporting Tim Horton’s Children Foundation and Easter Seals Ontario. The artist performed his hit single, "Super Big” on the Easter Seals 2016 Telethon, helping to raise 3.2 million dollars. The song, a very personal one, is a tribute to his mother for the sacrifices she made for his success and survival.
"The performer and the person are one". Hear the artist. Feel the music. Leondro’s new Single "All About You” will be available on iTunes, March 2017.