Gay rapper Le1f is embraced by His World and the Mainstream

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In the kitchen of a 1940s-era diner in Jersey City, the rapper known as Le1f swayed beneath ancient photos of Sylvester Stallone and Mike Tyson. It was early March, and he was shooting a video for his song “Boom,” with familiar hip-hop imagery abundant: medallions, weed being hot-boxed in a Jeep, a Brooklyn Nets jersey. … Read more