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Interview: Tony Dangler, A South African Rapper

Tony Dangler is comin’ up Presented by Sprite and FADER, Obey You Collective: South Africa is a series devoted to showcasing artists, trail-blazers, and bright young talents from South Africa. For this installment, we spoke … read more »

POSTED March 20, 2014 4:23PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, Featured - Sprite, Sprite 0 Comments TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Video: Gasak’s Graffiti

For this installment of Sprite and The FADER’s Obey You Collective: South Africa series, we’re exploring the life and art of Gasak, a fiercely determined South African street artist from the KwaZulu-Natal province. Yesterday, we … read more »

POSTED March 11, 2014 2:40PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , ,
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Interview: Spencer Madsen Writes Real-Life Poetry for Real-Life Attention Spans

Poet and publisher Spencer Madsen mines the :-)s and :-(s of modern life. Spencer Madsen is a writer who will, with equal enthusiasm, tweet a selfie of his butt and write the sincerest, saddest line … read more »

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Video: Tarryn Alberts’ World

Last week we posted an interview with Tarryn Alberts, a hyper-motivated street dancer from Johannesburg who has performed alongside artists like Die Antwoord and Kendrick Lamar. Today, we spend some more time in her dance-centric world with the first installment of a two-part documentary. read more »

POSTED March 7, 2014 11:35AM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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DIS Magazine Launches Radio

DIS Magazine’s master plan as a web site and creative agency seems to be to take all the different worlds in the culture landscape (fashion, art, corporate branding, music, video) and sew them together into … read more »

POSTED March 7, 2014 10:51AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS: ,
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Why to Visit the Whitney Biennial: Bootleg Jordans, Painted TVs and a Juggalo Yard Sale

Today marks the opening of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, the museum’s every-other-year state-of-the-union on art in America. It’s the last Biennial before the Whitney moves from its signature Breuer building and the first to show … read more »

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Wiz Khalifa’s Taylor Gang Are Playing The FADER FORT Presented by Converse

Wiz Khalifa just tweeted some news: he’s joining the Friday, March 14th lineup of this year’s The FADER FORT Presented by Converse. Wiz, who graced the cover of The FADER #72, will be joined at … read more »

POSTED March 6, 2014 1:26PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, Featured - FADERFORT, MUSIC NEWS Comments (6) TAGS: , , ,
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Interview: Indie Cartoonist Charles Forsman Gets the Best of Teen Angst

“I find myself laughing at really bad situations.” Charles Forsman is a great explorer of small ideas. His comics constantly grapple with the concept of emotional uncertainty: teenagers long for what they can’t have and … read more »

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Interview: South African Basketball Star Lenny Mogoba

Can Lenny have it all? Presented by Sprite and FADER, Obey You Collective: South Africa is a series devoted to showcasing artists, trail-blazers, and bright young talents from South Africa. For this installment, we spoke … read more »

POSTED February 25, 2014 9:30AM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: ,
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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: , , ,