Jimmy Napes worked on huge records with Sam Smith, Disclosure, and Mary J. Blige. Now he's ready for his close-up
Plus read an interview with the Brooklyn producer who's come a long way since "Harlem Shake."
Watch a new explosive clip for Chinx's latest banger.
The NY artist serves up a striking mix of top-of-the-charts pop intuition and artful, giddy experimentation.
A downbeat remix that doesn't sacrifice the sugar.
"I sample weird wild shit because I think my fans need to hear it."
Up north, somewhere between rap and R&B, four young artists forge a brave new sound.
The legendary producer drops some serious knowledge on Aretha, Ginuwine, and what today's producers can learn from the past.
Producer/beacon of light Ryan Hemsworth has a new FADER column, a tour diary of his global travels. The first one's about his first trip to Japan.
The Brooklyn producer calls on pop and hip-hop's most unmistakable voices for "One Touch."
At 39, André Benjamin is a veteran entertainer and actor. But his is still "really not a performer's personality."
The OutKast member discusses the act's future in a new interview with Billboard.
"You're definitely going to get some brand new Big Boi material," he says. "Two or three singles before the fall."
In an unlikely move, HBO's Game of Thrones has announced that it'll be releasing a "mixtape" called Catch the Throne. Here's Big Boi's contribution.
The sixth installment of his #MashUpMonday, “Objectum Shalamar,” a blends “Objectum Sexuality” with Shalamar’s 1982 disco track “A Night To Remember.”
Since Big Boi and Andre 3000 announced their 40-festival tour, there has been hope that the reunion might also bear new Outkast music. Unfortunately, that does not seem to be the case.
As part of his MashUpMondays series, "Damaged World" blends Big Boi's verses from "Tremendous Damage" with Menahan Street Band's "The World."
Stream a new big-ticket meet-up between Big Boi, Big K.R.I.T. and UGK.
Big Boi gets funky with Sade for second installment of nine-week remix series.
Diddy’s Revolt TV has finished what Billboard started and confirmed that, yes, OutKast “will be reuniting in 2014 for performances across the US,” including multiple festival dates.