How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story? No real story behind that except that my parents gave it to me. Haha. I formally went under the name Leo & Cancer, a name I made between my ex.

Until I can find a better name that means something I'm just gonna use mine.

What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?

Oh wow. Too many to name. I really wish I could give a direct answer. I really enjoy groovy guitar riffs. Some people have said I sound like Bob Dylan? Not sure where that came from?

What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?

At the moment I still have a few songs put back. I currently have enough to release an EP, but we'll see what happens. I think it would be cool to work with Aaron Bruno. Hey man if your reading this ;p haha

What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?

Honestly I just really enjoy writing really catchy sounding songs and sharing them with friends. If there was a way to get them out to people in the public eye it would be great. To know someone I have never met would be like. "Oh hey I like that song" "who is that?" I think that would be really cool.

What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?

There is a song that isn't on my list yet called when life hands you lemons that I know is my favorite to play live. It's a "crowd mover"

Not sure if that's a term. It is now.

What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus far?

I think writing for fun. I seem to do my best work when I'm writing with no idea of success or a certain outcome. Just really trying to make songs that I would want to listen to if I had heard them.

What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?

I usually start out with a beat, and then from there I can kind of get into the groove of the flow of the instruments and melody. As far as lyrics that's always the hard part for me. It's chaos.

How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?

I think it has helped, that beings said I think it's flooded with a lot of 20 year olds, who are still in school, who can sorta rap, and leased a beat from Johnny Bass Drops and called it a band. Not sure if thats a real guy or not. I do not claim to own his content.

What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?

Sofi Tucker has a pretty smooth track called best friend. I like it because it's definitely not a typical "pop" song, but I heard it on the radio while driving through the desert. Good stuff.

What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?

I worked at this mexican restaurant in a really small college town as a bus boy/waiter. Not going to name it, but it was really weird because this guy would come in every night and hand the manager a HUGE envelope of cash. And I thought wait... shouldn't money be going out of the restaurant? Like whatever they made that night. Anyway he and his family ended up disappearing completely and a new manager took over, and everyone acted like everything was normal. That's weird right?

Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?

I think if you can be authentic and your not just in it for some lame side product like money or girls then you have a shot. Then again what do I know.

What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?

I would make sure that more unheard artists got exposure. Not as many rich kids who decided they wanted to be a rapper one day whose parents could pay for them to record an album and the image you know.

How Do You Feel About Originality?

I'm not sure. I think if you believe in what your doing it will be original in it's own way.

Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?:

If you love what your doing and it's real to you then I think it's a lot easier to keep going. Also would like to thank College Underground for allowing me to do this interview. God Bless.

Websites or Social Media Pages:

https://soundcloud.com/justin-kincade/honeydew-soaked-dream

https://www.reverbnation.com/leoandcancer

https://m.facebook.com/leoandcancermusic/?view_public_for=356669644469483

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