Leikeli47

Noisey News

Leikeli47's Tiny Desk Concert Is a Really Great Jazz Show

The Brooklyn rapper and her four-piece band performed the jazz rendition of 'Acrylic' you didn't know you needed.
Kristin Corry
3.11.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on CupcakKe's Literotica and Leikeli47's Smokescreens

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews CupcakKe's 'Ephorize,' 'Queen Elizabitch,' and 'Eden' alongside Leikeli47's 'Wash and Set' and 'Acrylic.'
Robert Christgau
12.14.18
Interviews

An Interview in a Nail Salon with Leikeli47 About Her New Album ‘Acrylic’

A morning at a nail salon with Brooklyn rapper Leikeli47 revealed why her sophomore album, 'Acrylic' provides a snapshot of black life and a masterclass on the value of black-owned businesses.
Kristin Corry
11.16.18
noisey weekend

Photos of the Best Moments from Noisey Weekend

See the best photos of our weekend of shows, featuring Young M.A, Open Mike Eagle, Hanni El Khatib, Tierra Whack, Amen Dunes, and more.
Noisey Staff
4.2.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Pussy Riot Celebrate Vaginas in a New Song About Vaginas

“Pussy is the new dick, ladies.”

Lauren O'Neill
10.26.16
thump news

Baauer Shares Aggressively Infectious "Day Ones," Featuring Novelist and Leikeli47

UPDATE: the song now has a music video, coming directed by acclaimed director Hiro Murai.
Michael Scott Barron
1.29.16
Premieres

Adjust Your Ski Mask and Dance Like Hell: Here's Leikeli47's "Drums II Clean" Video

Plus, the masked Brooklyn rapper is playing a handful of shows in the months ahead.
Kyle Kramer
5.15.15
Interviews

Invincible Eyes: What's Beneath Leikeli47's Mask?

The mysterious, masked Brooklyn rapper finally speaks.
Kyle Kramer
4.28.15
style

Leikeli47: Brooklyn-Proud Woman Of Mystery

She crushes verses wearing a ski mask 100% of the time. She won't talk to anybody. What's the deal with Leikeli47?
Kathy Iandoli
1.17.14