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."
Why aren't more women becoming music producers?
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.
Chaz Bundick talks sample sources, Beyoncé and FKA Twigs, trap trends and what's in a name.
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.
We've compiled a bunch of songs featured throughout the Obey You Collective: South Africa series in one handy playlist.
Watch a micro-documentary about the Johannesburg music scene featuring interviews with DJs, artists, video directors and more.
Watch a micro-documentary about Cape Town's diverse music scene for the Obey You Collective: South Africa series.
Read an interview with Obey You Collective: South Africa's contributing photographer and browse an eclectic selection of his work.
Rising emcee OkMalumKoolKat talks about the rush of performing before busting out a few moves and an acapella verse or two.
Watch a short documentary about Jo'burg emcee OkMalumKoolKat for the latest installment of Sprite and The FADER's Obey You Collective: South Africa.
Johannesburg's multi-talented artist Smiso Zwane — aka OkMalumKoolKat — speaks out.
Shooting hoops with South African b-ball star Lenny Mogoba for Sprite and The FADER's Obey You Collective: South Africa series.
In the thick of March madness, zoom in on Lenny Mogoba, a different kind of college basketball player.
Watch a video of Jo'burg's Tony Dangler performing his new track "No Manners."
Watch a mini-doc about Jo'burg rapper Tony Dangler for the latest installment of the Obey You Collective: South Africa.
For the latest installment of our Obey You Collective: South Africa series, we speak to a 25-year-old emcee from Jo'burg named Tony Dangler.
In the second and final Gasak video, the young graffiti artist works on a striking original mural for Sprite and The FADER.
Watch a mini-doc about Gasak, a young, socially-conscious graffiti artist from South Africa.