This Week in The FADER: July 31, 2011 Edition


** Soulja Boy may or may not have bought himself a very expensive jet. We talked with him about weed, girls and making beats.

** Frank Ocean released an airy, dry humored new track, "Thinking About You."

** The Weeknd performed its first show in Toronto. Watch live video.

** Under the moniker DoomStarks, MF Doom and Ghostface Killah released "Victory Laps," a second track from their much anticipated and presumed-to-be-imaginary joint album Swift & Changeable, first announced five years ago.

** The Cataracs produced "I'm On It" for 50 Cent. It's basically 50 Cent rapping over a 2006 song by The Pack.

** Lunice may be having more fun than anyone else in music. Download his new song, "Guardian."

** Washed Out’s Ernest Greene covered Chris Isaak's "Wicked Games."

** Kreayshawn directed Roach Gigz’ video for "F A Chorus."

** We broke down Little Dragon's new album Ritual Union, By the Numbers.

** MIA and Big Boi shared tracks in tribute to Amy Winehouse. Read FADER's 2007 Amy Winehouse Gen F feature, from 2007, here.

This Week in The FADER: July 31, 2011 Edition