Leikeli47 pulls up on NPR.
The newest act to make their approach into NPR’s headquarters to ship on a Tiny Desk efficiency is the Brooklyn-bred Leikeli47, who has been heavy into the promotional part of her newest album Acrylic, which arrived in November of 2018.
Fresh off of a line of visuals to help the challenge, Leikeli arrived with an intimate efficiency that discovered the masked spitter navigating by a set whereas backed by a four-piece band with Leikeli introducing them as “the TSA Band, withdrawing with me.”
Tracks included her “Attitude” and “Money” discovered on 2017’s Wash & Set and, in fact, key selects from Acrylic akin to “Droppin'” and “Girl Blunt.”
The new video proves to current one more layer to the enigmatic emcee who chooses to maintain her id hid out of an effort to maintain the give attention to her music. Textured deliveries akin to this one additional underscore the speculation.
“If you’re nonetheless speaking in regards to the masks you could not get it,” Leikeli beforehand revealed in a chat with Complex. “We all know that I put on the masks to maintain the main focus strictly and immediately on the artwork.”
She even went on to quote NPR’s Rodney Carmichael on the aim of her masks, “He simply hit the nail on the top: She wears the masks so we do not have to. That just about sums it up and describes it there. It’s all in regards to the artwork. It’s all in regards to the folks. It’s all in regards to the love. If you aren’t getting that by now, and it is simply all about that masks, then I won’t be the artist for you.”