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Download BOY/FRIEND’s Leather Weather Worldwide: The Remixes EP

Angel-voiced New York singer BOY/FRIEND released his excellent free R&B EP, Leather Weather, back in April. Now he’s gotten together a globe-spanning crew of friends (among them New York’s Brenmar, Chile’s Daniel Klauser, Lithuania’s Fingalick, … read more »

POSTED July 30, 2013 1:10PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Video: Le1f, “Spa Day”

There’s a moment in the new video for Le1f’s Fly Zone track “Spa Day” where the rapper, who’s usually prone to hyperbolic eye-rolls, drops the sass and flashes a big, sincere grin. We’d smile too … read more »

POSTED May 17, 2013 10:33AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Live: LE1F and Danny Brown at the Knitting Factory

Last year, after the release of his incredible Dark York mixtape, when lots of folks on the internet were busy trying to back LE1F into some kind of “gay rap” corner, I remember thinking that … read more »

POSTED March 22, 2013 12:07PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,

Download LE1F’s Fly Zone Mixtape

Oh shit, the new LE1F mixtape is here. It’s called Fly Zone, and out for free via Greedhead and Camp & Street, the Palms Out side-label run by LE1F himself. On first listen, with LE1F’s … read more »

POSTED January 28, 2013 10:50PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (15) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Stream: Le1f, “Coins”

Widely-loved and very photogenic New Yorker Le1f, the man behind last year’s most exciting mixtape, will release his followup next Monday, entitled Fly Zone, via Greedhead and Camp & Street, the Palms Out side-label run … read more »

POSTED January 23, 2013 6:07PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS:

Brooklyn Bound: An Exclusive Download from Le1f’s Rubber Tracks Performance

Delivering the tongue twisting verses of Le1f’s “Wut” live would be challenge enough for any MC, but coupled with Le1f’s original dancing, a performance turns into full on aerobics, Le1f leading the class with his … read more »

POSTED December 18, 2012 11:13AM IN Brooklyn Bound Photos TAGS: , ,

21 Musicians, Tastemakers and Other Weirdos Pick Their Favorite Music of 2012

Though the FADER does not empirically rank our favorite releases, the year-end battle between album heavyweights rages in our brains like everyone else’s. But we’re talkers, prone to changing our mind and always searching for … read more »

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Brooklyn Bound: Le1f Live at Converse Rubber Tracks

For his Rubber Tracks performance, Le1f left the chiseled models of his “Wut” and “Soda” videos at home. The dancers he did bring held him down famously, recreating, among other things, the “Soda” video’s baptism … read more »

POSTED December 14, 2012 3:24PM IN Brooklyn Bound Video TAGS: , ,

Brooklyn Bound: Interview with Le1f

New York rapper Le1f, whose stage name (pronounced like “leaf”) is an abbreviated version of his actual first name Khalif, admitted to us that his screen name-style moniker is nearly impossible for most people to … read more »

POSTED December 12, 2012 2:55PM IN Brooklyn Bound Video TAGS: , ,

What We’re Thankful For

This year, Thanksgiving comes in the immediate wake of a devastating hurricane, with many people living without the homes in which they have celebrated the holiday for years and, in some cases, generations. So, while … read more »

POSTED November 20, 2012 11:50PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,