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The young Atlanta beat king drops wisdom on beat sequencing.
Kanye's biggest fan.
20 associates tell the story of how Gucci Mane rose, fell, and rose again.
The Awful Records rapper returns.
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During the 2000s, former creative director Phil Bicker helped define the look and feel of The FADER. He explains how he did it then, and why things are changing again now.
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