Listen To “Girls to the Floor,” Rome Fortune’s Contribution to Kitty Cash’s “Love the Free II” Mix

Anticipation continues to build for the second installment of Kitty Cash’s R&B-centric Love The Free series — which so far seems to be a trove of R&B delights, including songs from the likes of SZA, … read more »

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Listen to a New M.I.A. Song Called “Gold,” off Partysquad’s Summer 2014 Mixtape

Dutch DJ duo Partysquad released a summer mixtape earlier today that features edits and remixes of this season’s biggest hits and stars (“We Dem Boys” and “Fancy,” Kanye West and Lil Jon), as well as … read more »

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QQ’s “Tweety Bird (Turn Me On)” Simmers Dancehall Heat

Jamaica’s QQ continues a strong run this summer: “One Drop” has been a bashment staple since the temperatures cracked, and the former child dancehall star has enjoyed a rising profile with a steady stream of … read more »

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Rustie and Danny Brown Reconnect on the Electrifying “Attak”

Danny Brown and Rustie in 2014 makes too much sense. Both have made beloved, wholly unique music: Rustie pillaging Nintendo 64 sounds melting with bass drops, and Danny Brown facing a mid-life crisis head on … read more »

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Watch French Montana and Khloe Kardashian Open Up To Angie Martinez

French and Khloe took to Power 105.1 in New York this afternoon to discuss their relationship for the first time. French spoke about observing Ramadan, his current divorce proceedings, and how label-boss Diddy played match … read more »

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Bay Area Singer Molia Bolsters RnBass On “Too Late”

It’s official: R&B’s various new sub-genres and disparate styles have started earning their own titles. Molia’s “Too Late” captures one of those tiny waves with the descriptor “RnBass,” where 808s thump and party vibes are … read more »

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First-Ever Hardcore Sneaker Pawn Shop Satisfies All Your Sneakerheads’ Needs

With Supreme x Nike NYPD shutdowns, grown men trading their cars for Galaxy Foamposites and Air Yeezy ebay prices constantly rising, it was only a matter of time until someone stepped up the already-insane sneaker game … read more »

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“Hard Knock Life” Producer The 45 King Blessed Boiler Room with an Hour Long DJ Set

The 45 King has had one of the most notable production careers in rap. After dominating the late 80s b-boy era with his inescapable horn break “The 900 Number” (you’ve heard it before), he led … read more »

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Watch the Vampiric Video for Chelsea Wolfe’s “The Waves Have Come”

Vampiric ballad-maker Chelsea Wolfe sits somberly in her evening gown, nearly blending into the blood-colored walls of the ominous room that her whispery vocals fill up. It’s the kind of scene that her recent album … read more »

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Video for Woods “New Light” Brings Jeremy Earl’s Drawings to Life

FADER PREMIERE Jeremy Earl isn’t just the lead singer, guitarist and song-writer for New York psych-rock outfit Woods; he’s also the person behind the band’s visual presence, his doodle-like line-drawings of foliage, mysterious woodland creatures … read more »

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Jeremih Announces New Mixtape, Not on My Album, with “She Know It” Video

FADER PREMIERE A week after the release of his long-awaited collaborative EP with West Coast nob-twister Shlohmo, Chicago R&B hustler Jeremih has announced that he’ll be putting out a new mixtape in early August. It’s … read more »

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HBK’s Kool John and P-Lo Perfect Selfies in “Bitch I Look Good”

FADER PREMIERE We premiered Kool John’s “Bitch I Look Good” a few weeks back, and here we’re serving the visual treatment for the stunting anthem. Kool John and producer P-Lo goof around in matching outfits, … read more »

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How To Dress Well Shares Hidden Track from “What Is This Heart?” Deluxe Edition

Die-hard fans of How To Dress Well have likely already heard “Let U Know,” one of two tracks that accompany the deluxe version of Tom Krell’s latest emotionally-charged album, “What Is This Heart?” For anyone … read more »

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Lewis, Long-Lost Shirtless Genius of the ’80s, Made a Second Album, Romantic Times

Some catch-up, in case you’ve missed the Lewis fervor: In 1983, an unknown blonde Canadian using the name Lewis records an album of wispy synths and mumble-crooning called L’Amour. He puts it out on the … read more »

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Warm Up Recommends: Total Freedom on UNiiQU3

“Smashing through epic blend after epic blend.” Every Saturday throughout New York’s long hot summer, MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up, the museum’s annual courtyard party that celebrates music’s experimental spirit. Each week, The FADER will … read more »

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Hear the New Version of Beyoncé’s “Crazy In Love” from the 50 Shades of Grey Trailer

Even though I worked at Barnes & Noble for a couple months in 2012 and sold an incalculable number of copies of 50 Shades of Grey and its sequels, I somehow avoided finding out anything … read more »

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Jessie Ware is Earnest and Open on “Share It All,” Co-written by Romy of The xx

In the treacherous landscape of today’s R&B—filled with unloyal hoes, paranoid two-timers and mindless tweaking—Jessie Ware quietly paves a tranquil path to commitment and companionship with “Share It All.” As she prepares to exchange wedding … read more »

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Prepare Yourself for Mad Decent Block Party Chaos with Thugli’s Mixtape

FADER PREMIERE Mad Decent’s Block Party tour kicks off this Saturday in Fort Lauderdale and will take stars including Outkast, Jack U (Skrillex and Diplo), Action Bronson, A$AP Ferg, and Kaytranada to 22 cities across … read more »

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Light Asylum’s Bruno Coviello Announces New Project (and This Lafawndah Featuring Single Is the Bomb)

FADER PREMIERE Following his touching remix of Aaliyah’s “Rock The Boat” back in January, ex-Light Asylum synth man Bruno Coviello has unveiled a new project under his Brother Bruno name. The Bliscord mixtape showcases Coviello’s … read more »

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Has Iceage Gone Country? Watch the Boozy Video for New Song, “The Lord’s Favorite”

Lately, it kind of feels like everything’s coming up country. The newest solo material we’ve heard from Christopher Owens ditches Girls’ surfy and retro-pop sounds for something twangier. Pure X’s Heaven, one of my favorite … read more »

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