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.
Chaz Bundick talks sample sources, Beyoncé and FKA Twigs, trap trends and what's in a name.
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-Dream kicks off his new label-like venture Contra-Paris with the release of a brand new 8-track EP called Royalty: The Prequel.
Watch the official clip for the singer and producer's socially-conscious track.
Premiere: God bless this boy. He did the whole damn thing.
His recent Royalty EP is remarkably honest, and with the video for "Culture" he takes further yet behind the curtain.
Singer and mega-producer Terius Nash is in the NYPD's custody.
After a year of relative quiet, The-Dream quietly dropped a pertinent and powerful new song called "BLACK."
The-Dream announced this morning that he is leaving Def Jam after an incredibly winning six-year run that saw five solo albums and innumerable hits for other artists. He sounds optimistic about his future.
Counting in babies held, nipples pierced and flaws embraced, we chart the way she's claimed the gray area where love and sex intersect as her own to play in.
Watch Terry Richardson's video for Ryan Tedder and The-Dream-penned super ballad, "XO."