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In addition to dope rhymes and sick collaborations, Greedhead signee Le1f is quickly becoming known for his outlandish videos as well. If this is not your first foray into the bombastic mind of the “out and proud” NYC rapper, I’ll go ahead and assume you’re already fiending for more. The awesomeness of his video catalog continues on his latest mix tape Fly Zone.
“Spa Day” is definitely one of the sweatiest and beat heavy tracks on the tape and the video certainly follows suit. I’ve never been to a spa before, but if a typical spa day is anything like this, I’m booking my stay at Canyon Ranch ASAP. I just don’t think I can pull off the pink tube socks in the spa quite as well as LE1F, but then again who can?
Filmed in the famed and slightly hush hush after hours party spot and legit spa known to locals (e.g. me) as Body By Brooklyn, the video also boasts a number of cameos. If you caught label-mates Lakutis and Heems (R.I.P. Das Racist), grooving in the background then you get bonus points.
LE1F is heading out on an international tour this summer and then back stateside this fall with House of Ladosha, so if you don’t think you’ll be able to join him for his next spa day, check out these dates; and don’t forget to don your best cashmere robe at the show.
Arshan Sadri is the Channel Manager at Brooklyn based, INDMUSIC, YouTube’s largest music Network. He got his start booking comedy and music at the University of Maryland. On weekends he refuses to travel above 14th street, likes to run, and plays in two bands that are just ok.
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