Yung Lean a.k.a jonatan leandoer127 shares new video “Vampire Blues”

The rapper has returned to his experimental alias, and will soon debut a dance performance in Sweden.

August 22, 2018

Yung Lean might be chiefly known as the Swedish rapper who swerved meme status to become a compelling artist, but his fans also know him as jonatan leandoer127. That's his experimental alias, which has popped up on work with Dean Blunt, a couple of EPs, and a closely-watched YouTube channel. Today, leandoer127 shares a new song "Vampire Blues," a piano driven tavern dirge with a video that adds to the work's Anne Rice-meets-early-YouTube vibes.

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Leandoer's upcoming projects include two sold-out performances of NEAR, a dance piece created in collaboration with Swedish company Cullbergbaletten and choreographer Eleanor Bauer. The show takes place in Stockholm at Dramaten on September 13–14. "The performance creates a extraordinary world inspired by Bauer and Håstad's shared love for poetry and fantasy," according to a press release. Check out some photos below.

Yung Lean a.k.a jonatan leandoer127 shares new video “Vampire Blues” NEAR press shot   Gustav Stegfors
Yung Lean a.k.a jonatan leandoer127 shares new video “Vampire Blues” NEAR press shot   Gustav Stegfors
Yung Lean a.k.a jonatan leandoer127 shares new video “Vampire Blues” NEAR press shot   Gustav Stegfors
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