Tagged: Boi 1da


Live: Chromeo at vitaminwater #uncapped

After an entire summer of vitaminwater and FADER #uncapped shows on Monday nights in New York, we headed up to Toronto for a special Thursday evening party. Canadian duo Chromeo was all set to entertain … read more »

POSTED September 13, 2013 11:46AM IN uncapped photo, uncapped video TAGS: , , , ,

Toronto: vitaminwater #uncapped, September 12th

Update 9/12/2013: The RSVP for this event is now closed. vitaminwater #uncapped has been bopping around New York all summer long, livening up credit unions and grandma’s houses. Next Thursday, September 12th, we’re taking a … read more »

POSTED September 5, 2013 10:23AM IN uncapped artists Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Beat Construction: Boi-1da

Toronto’s other success story is only sort of emo The producer is one of the most crucial yet anonymous figures in all of music. Every now and again we aim to illuminate these under-heralded artists … read more »

POSTED August 28, 2013 1:28PM IN Beat Construction TAGS: , , ,

Live: Mannie Fresh, DJ Mustard, Boi-1da at Knitting Factory

In our Beat Construction column, FADER speaks with producers, rap’s relatively anonymous but essential pillars. This week, as part of a 34-night events program, Red Bull gathered some of these producers onstage—sans rappers—for a showcase … read more »

POSTED May 24, 2013 1:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

RBMA and FADER Present: Drum Majors

On May 22nd, FADER will team with Red Bull Music Academy to present a night-long showcase of some of the most awe-inspiring producers in hip-hop right now. A second batch of pre-sale tickets will be … read more »

POSTED April 17, 2013 2:16PM IN FADER EVENTS, OTHER EVENTS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Drake, “5AM In Toronto” MP3

Toronto’s favorite son dropped the snarling “5AM In Toronto” (produced by Boi-1da and Vinylz) shortly after 1AM this morning. As yet, Drake hasn’t confirmed if this is or isn’t for the upcoming Nothing Was The … read more »

POSTED March 7, 2013 8:33PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (6) TAGS: , ,

Pimp C f. Bun B & Drake, “What Up” MP3

It’s reassuring to know that we’ll have at least this last opportunity to listen to brand new Bun B and Pimp C at the same time, with Bun’s Trill OG already out and Pimp C’s … read more »

POSTED August 27, 2010 10:04AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,

Drake, “Over” MP3

Well, guess we know what we’re doing. You should now officially be excited for Thank Me Later. Big thanks to Drake for making it, Boi-1da for producing it and YouHeardThatNew for scooping it. Download: Drake, … read more »

POSTED March 4, 2010 8:01PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (36) TAGS: , , ,

FEATURE: Drake’s Rise to Fame and Fortune

On September 7, 2008, Lil Wayne stepped onstage at the MTV Video Music Awards and then stepped decisively away from the words on the lyric sheet circulating in the audience with the following lines…

POSTED September 1, 2009 12:21PM IN FEATURES Comments (56) TAGS: , , , , , , ,