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."
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.
A downbeat remix that doesn't sacrifice the sugar.
Chaz Bundick talks sample sources, Beyoncé and FKA Twigs, trap trends and what's in a name.
"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.
Producer/beacon of light Ryan Hemsworth has a new FADER column, a tour diary of his global travels. The first one's about his first trip to Japan.
Did Chief Keef diss Bobby Shmurda on his latest song? Probably not.
Fredo and Durk flex their acting chops in the scripted short from Fredo's latest mixtape
Fredo and Gambino link for a unlikely, potent collab on Fredo's new tape Walking Legend, released today.
The Chicago rappers link up over vintage Young Chop production.
Fredo Santana drops boppy, autotuned "It's Only Right," produced by drill originator DJ Kenn.
FADER editors look back on great songs you might have missed this year.