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Mixtape Saturday: P. Rico, Le1f, Flatbush Zombies, Zed Zilla

Welcome to Mixtape Saturday, a weekly roundup of great rap tapes around the web hosted by FADER contributor Meaghan Garvey. This week, she talks about P. Rico’s sensitive side, Le1f’s sexy writing, Flatbush Zombies’ rejection … read more »

POSTED September 21, 2013 11:31AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Download Le1f’s Tree House Mixtape

First things first, let’s get it out of the way that Tree House‘s album cover, with a photo of Le1f doing his best Grey Gardens impression in vintage fur, is the best shit ever. Now … read more »

POSTED September 18, 2013 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Videos of the Year: What the 2013 MTV VMAs Got Right and FADER’s Underdog Picks

This Sunday, FADER will attend MTV’s VMAs. After a stint in LA, the ceremony’s returning to New York this year, with YouTube’s brightest converging on Brooklyn’s hulking Barclays Center. We’re legitimately thrilled to go—with no … read more »

POSTED August 23, 2013 2:16PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , , , , ,

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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