"New York is expensive. I couldn’t just buy another laptop. I just thought, ‘I’m going to die before anyone knows I’m hot.’”
The unreal story behind the Chicago rapper's latest single, "Ain't Missing You."
According to actual Africans, who are using Twitter to challenge stereotypes about the continent.
You may not know her name, but you're already a fan.
Hint: Working On Excellence
The singer talked about Ocean in an interview with The Sunday Times.
“Without that voice, all this is for nothing.”
Fitness instructor Taye Johnson sweats for a living and still keeps her edges tight.
"Mama said you're going too fast."
Two of music's women of the moment unite for sultry R&B jam.
Kelela and Tink write a song from scratch with DJ Dahi for YoursTruly
Writhe along to the new minute long clip featuring some of our favorite new artists and some sexy pouty faces.
Gully Type radio sneaks in some rare new.
Tracks we love right now, and why they matter. In no particular order.
There's a stunning video and new European tour dates, too.
Kelela's voice becomes a beacon in a world of chaos for the Berlin-based producer.
The LA DJ blends Kelela’s “Enemy” with Jay-Z and Rick Ross’s “Fuckwithmeyouknowigotit.”
The UK pop adventurer—and new FADER cover star—reveals an all-star second album.
Listen to a house-y twist on FADER favorite Kelela, featuring a sweet sample of R&B quartet Xscape.
Kelela lends her talents to a new video from Bok Bok.
Night Slugs producer Bok Bok shares Melba's Call, his new Kelela-featuring track.
Kelela releases a seductive new freebie and announces headlining tour dates.
FADER editors look back on great songs you might have missed this year.