Leo Ihenacho's Biography
Leo Ihenacho goes under a variety of names including Lee-O and Leo The Lion.
As Lee-O he released Young Free And Single, whilst Leo's blog on Myspace used the name Leo The Lion. In it he mentions that before The Streets he sang and jointly wrote a garage track called "Comin Home" with producer K-Warren 7.
According to most critics Leo Ihenacho's introduction into The Streets added a favourable dimension.
For example, The Telegraph wrote:
"The main change was in the build of The Streets' frontline performers. Skinner's previous vocal foil, Kevin Mark Trail, was bespectacled, sensitive-looking and gentle-sounding. Now that he has his own record deal, he's been replaced by Leo Ihenacho, a big-voiced, chest-baring dude who has clearly been working out."
Elsewhere The Scotsman praised Leo Ihenacho's crooning of "I’ve got bits of cigarettes all over the place ... the ashtray needs emptying/But I wouldn’t have it any other way" on Wouldn’t Have it Any Other Way.
As well as The Street, Leo Ihenacho's projects include writing and recording with The Darkness, Mitchell Brothers, and Kano.
Leo Ihenacho struck up a strong rapport with Bianca Gascoigne on Love Island but he was the surprise choice for eviction early on in the series.
Nevertheless ITV brought Lee back to Love Island, after Bianca had been getting friendly with Calum Best. Lee confronted Bianca, who tried to assure him that she was sincere in her feelings for him.
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