Le1f Heats Up Eclectic

“Whoa!!! This music is…*phew*… this music is awesome! I can’t believe I’m seeing … oh my god … I can’t believe I’m seeing Le1f live. Wow, it’s really hot in here. Anyone else really hot? Ya? Got some gum? I gotta chew something…” That was a sample of what was being said during the Le1f concert […]

Senior Week Surprise: Le1f at Eclectic

Continuing a recent Senior Week tradition of sorts, Le1f ’11 will return to Wesleyan this Wednesday for a surprise show at Eclectic. Also performing will be fellow New York based rapper Cakes da Killa, along with alum Cybergiga ’12 (the star of an erstwhile Wesleying header) and current student FXWRK ’14. Courtesy of Chelsie Green ’14: LE1F Cakes da Killa Cybergiga FXWRK […]

Le1f Takes Off, Critics Onboard, With “Fly Zone” Mixtape

Ever since last year, music review/hipster rant/legitimate journalism website Pitchfork has been all over Le1f aka Khalif Diouf ’11.  They gave a solid review to his 2012 mixtape Dark York, saying “there’s a lot of fun to be had listening to Diouf take on rap taboos with a glint of mischief.”  Because, of course, no conversation can be […]

Le1f Pops Up on Pitchfork.tv, Continues Being Famous

Also, click past the jump for my five favorite Le1f-related gifs. Lest you worry that we haven’t posted enough recently about rising hip hop sensation Le1f/Khalif Diouf ’11 (note: we have), here’s something to tide you over. The giftastic rapper behind “Wut” and “Soda” recently popped up on Pitchfork.tv, chatting about some of his influences […]

Le1f Releases “Liquid” EP, New Video for “Soda”

Le1f (Khalif Diouf ’11) just released a music video for “Soda,” a track off his new EP Liquid. After garnering high praise last spring for his Dark York mixtape and releasing his booty-shaking debut video for “Wut,” Le1f made some music with NYC-based long time collaborator Boody. BNR describes the new EP as “a story of the natural becoming […]

Le1f ’11 “Gettin’ Light in his Loafers” in Debut Video

“I make a neo-nazi kamikaze wanna firebomb.” It’s official: Wesleyan’s own Le1f is da bomb diggity and he’s got ya moms feelin’ him. New York’s pioneering queer-rap personality went by Khalif Diouf ’11 at Wesleyan and drew heated acclaim last spring for his Dark York mixtape, which FADER called “one of the most provocative rap […]

AraabMUZIK / LE1F @ ECLECTIC FEB 3RD

Legendary hip-hop producer AraabMUZIK and Wesleyan Alumn LE1F (Khalif Diouf ’11) are coming to Eclectic on Friday, February 3rd. AraabMUZIK has worked with dipset members Cam’ron, Duke Da God, and Hell Rell. He’s also made beats for Young Jeezy, Ludacris, Cassidy, Gucci Man, Young Dro, and Fabolous. His latest album, Electronic Dream, has received extremely […]

LE1F Does Work

To preemptively answer your question: I am indeed a bit self-conscious about linking to Pitchfork in two successive posts, but it needed to be done. Wesleyan alum Khalif Diouf ’11, aka LE1F, produced a Spank Rock track that was recently BNM’d by the illustrious reviewing site. He’s in remarkable company, too; NoLa bounce luminary Big […]

LE1F/YOU RIGHT/MIAMI HEAT/LEMONPUSSY @ ECLECTIC

Sup, Tuesday night? That’s right kids, the rumors are true: LE1F, YOU RIGHT, MIAMI HEAT, and LEMONPUSSY are coming to Wesleyan! The show is next Tuesday, April 12 at 10:00 PM at Eclectic. Come out and blow off some steam with the seniors as they celebrate the end of thesis season. Come out and send […]

Unofficial Orientation Series: How To Make Friends

This article was originally posted during last year’s orientation series. Now that you’ve settled into your rooms, orientation is over and classes are about to begin, I’d like to welcome you to what has been known for generations at Wesleyan as the FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL… or to majority of America as Labor Day. This list […]