Le1f – the openly homosexual rapper from New York – is growing increasingly influential. We have to ask: is there a mainstream lane being cleared for gay rappers?

Le1f, an openly gay rapper and producer based in New York, has been slowly growing his brand after a string of mixtapes and a pair of EPs. After releasing his latest project, Hey, this week, Le1f graced the stages of The Late Show with David Letterman in his network television debut.

Hip-Hop may have accepted Frank Ocean’s love for another man, but is the culture really ready to receive an openly gay rapper? Well, ready or not New York rhymer Le1f is proudly putting his flamboyance on display by way of the music video for his track, “Wut.” In the video—which has clocked over 96,000 views […]