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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »


What to Watch on Netflix While You’re in for the Snowstorm

12 movies, shows and new adds to get in the slug zone with Christmas is over and it’s awful outside, with whipping winds and a foot of snow on the ground here in New York, … read more »

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Sprite and The FADER Bring You A Street-Level Look Into South Africa

If you’re a longtime reader of The FADER, you already know that one of the most exciting places for music and culture is South Africa. From Kwaito to Spoek Mathambo, the country has both a … read more »

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Photo Picks: 68 Powerful FADER Images From 2013

FADER photography is about capturing an intimate, behind the scenes look at our magazine’s subjects. Whether we’re street casting models for a fashion story in Bangkok, on the set of a DJ Khaled video or … read more »

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Download Drake Shake, The Best App Ever

Last week, three-man creative agency OKFocus, which is profiled in our current issue, launched Drake Shake, a free app that lets you add silhouetted Drakes to any photo. You can rotate Drake to help him … read more »

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