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Dr. Dre, P. Diddy Explain “How Hip-Hop Changed Them” For Vh1 Doc

Tonight is the premiere installment of The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip-Hop, Vh1′s four-part documentary that explores the ascent of hip-hop and its lasting influence on contemporary American culture. To promote the series, … read more »

POSTED February 24, 2014 4:29PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , ,
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Aaron David Ross Compiles E-Cigarette-Themed Mixtape for New Museum Vapor Conference

FADER PREMIERE This Saturday at the New Museum, Rhizome is hosting what is presumably the art world’s first-ever vaping symposium, cheekily titled This is the ENDD: The E-Cigarette in Context and featuring a series of … read more »

POSTED February 21, 2014 1:57PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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OKFocus Transforms P. Morris’ Mixtape into Interactive Environment

Los Angeles-via-Lawrence, KS musician Phil Canty is the rare electronic producer who writes pretty much all of his tracks out on a Rhodes before going in for the beats and samples. Consequently, whether he’s collaborating … read more »

POSTED February 21, 2014 10:35AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,
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The FADER Seeks Spring Editorial, Social Media and Design Interns

The FADER is currently looking for editorial, social media and design interns based in New York City. Email callforinterns@thefader.com with the internship you are most interested in applying for in the subject, along with a … read more »

POSTED February 6, 2014 6:27PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS TAGS:
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Drake Is Rooting for the Seahawks

The Seahawks will win tonight’s Super Bowl XLVIII, according to Drake. “Tomorrow, it’s the Seahawks baby!” he predicted after performing with Diddy and French Montana at a party presented by REVOLT and Time Warner Cable … read more »

POSTED February 2, 2014 10:52AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (7) TAGS: , , , ,
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Drake Perfects the #Artselfie at James Turrell Show

Gallerist points out that, following a visit to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art yesterday, Drake posted three consecutive Instagram photos of himself at the space’s James Turrell retrospective, striking a series of statuesque, … read more »

POSTED January 31, 2014 4:55PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,
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Interview: Pug of 12 O’Clock Boys

Baltimore documentary’s fearless star talks high school 12 O’Clock Boys is a new documentary from young director Lotfy Nathan, about a long-running group of dirt bikers who ride in central Baltimore and call themselves the … read more »

POSTED January 29, 2014 1:54PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Diary: 285 Kent’s Final Days

A 20-year-old photographer’s bittersweet goodbye This past Sunday, 285 Kent, the wide-open and damp box perched precariously on Williamsburg’s developing waterfront, held its last party. Much has been made of this, one more disappearing act … read more »

POSTED January 21, 2014 5:59PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS: , , , ,
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Beyoncé Writes Essay on Gender Equality

Beyoncé has penned an essay on gender equality, titled “Gender Equality Is a Myth!“, which is included in the latest issue of journalist Maria Shriver’s Shriver Report. In the piece, Beyoncé addresses the pay inequity … read more »

POSTED January 13, 2014 9:57AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS:
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285 Kent Concert Booker Explains Beloved Venue’s Closure

285 Kent Closing Confirmed, Last Shows Announced Though we’d like to think today’s line-up announcement for 285 Kent’s final shows is another false alarm, there’s a sad sense of finality to the press release: 25 … read more »

POSTED January 7, 2014 4:45PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,