A proud product of the internet kid generation, the 21-year-old is able to blend her ear for melody with trap sonics and deep grooves. When Leaf started taking more control over her music and doing her own production, she began incorporating Latin and tribal percussion, a reference to her own Puerto Rican heritage. She sees herself as a part of the city's deep heritage of progressive art and music. “Being from New York, you're allowed to be whoever you want to be," she says.