This Week in The FADER: July 3, 2011 Edition

July 03, 2011

** Lil B’s new album I'm Gay dropped on iTunes, unexpectedly like bird shit. We like it a lot, and charted the Art Historical influences on its cover.

** Two Death Row era 2Pac cuts, previously unreleased in their original form, found their way to the internet. Everyone got dissed.

** Kreayshawn’s "Gucci Gucci" got temporarily pulled from YouTube. But why?

** Drake a released an exhausting, and chilling, video for "Marvins Room."

** Vybz Kartel is dancehall’s biggest star and most beloved folk hero. Skin bleaching is the personal freakshow that threatens to totally overshadow the main event of Kartel’s artistic genius. Read Beyond the Pale, Eddie "Stats" Houghton's FADER #74 feature on Kartel.

** Every Saturday every summer, MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up, a event series taking place in their enormous courtyard.Every Thursday throughout the summer, as a warm up to Warm Up, FADER and MoMA PS1 will be posting an exclusive mix from one of the artists performing. This wee we started with the opener, Beautiful Swimmers, the world’s foremost organic house enthusiasts. Get their Warm Up Mix now. We'll see you next Saturday.

This Week in The FADER: July 3, 2011 Edition