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.
Chaz Bundick talks sample sources, Beyoncé and FKA Twigs, trap trends and what's in a name.
Travis, Quan & Thugger link for a knocker off Trav's Day's Before Rodeo.
Beware of Travi$ Scott, rap’s new radical
The Glaswegian producer's RBMA show was an explosion of super fresh and unexpected talent.
Scott has released a free and typically frenzied album called Days Before Rodeo as a precursor to his forthcoming debut Rodeo.
Appelsap Fresh Music Festival hits Amsterdam on August 9th for its fifteenth season.
Bump this new Travi$ Scott number featuring Big Sean which first premiered at SXSW.
The Houston rapper will sell exclusive merch for one day only.
Travi$ Scott, the scrappy rapper and producer from the cover of The FADER a few issues back, took the stage tonight to perform “Upper Echelon.”
The lineup for the 4th and final day of this year's The FADER FORT Presented by Converse includes Wet, Nothing, Travi$ Scott.
Two FADER cover stars on the same track: 21-year-old rapper and producer Travi$ Scott shares a groggy remix of King Krule's excellent Neptune's Estate.
The Houston rapper gives his best model face and talks music with the luxury menswear site.
A-Track and Lex Luger's second effort as Low Pros, "100 Bottles," features Kanye West acolyte and former FADER cover-star Travi$ Scott.
Lit City Trax DJs J-Cush and Durban heat up our winter issue release party in New York.
Download a mix of music featured in the 89th issue of The FADER, on newsstands now.