BLE – [Sleazus Bhrist]

New York’s hip-hop scene only grows more prolific with time, and Harlem rapper Sleazus Christ seems determined to add his name to the already impressive roster of rap royalty from his neighborhood. His latest song and video, “BLE” makes it clear that Sleazus is gunning for a top spot in 2020 as he addresses his own road and those trying to get in his way with menacing conviction.

The music video directed by Lost Footage captures the nonstop energy of the song with Sleazus’ undying energy at the center of every shot. He raps directly at the camera about getting his revenge on those who’ve doubted or manipulated him in the past, and it’s hard not to believe every word he says. His flow mixes melodic rap with East Coast sensibility that comes through in his punchy lyricism. The combination of these rap styles and Sleazus’ self-assured presence on the song leave a lasting impression—one that stands out for its sheer rawness and refusal to be stopped. Watch the music video for Sleazus Bhrist’s “BLE” below, and peep his project ‘Passion of the Bhrist’ here.