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.
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.
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.
Metal meets bamboo on "Kyoto."
This week was big and meaningful.
Grime’s stars go transatlantic, dropping bars over a set spanning the genre's history.
The Brooklyn festival will hold a musical celebration of the footwork pioneer.
The legendary East London grime heads join the Lit City boss in the mix.
Lit City Trax DJs J-Cush and Durban heat up our winter issue release party in New York.
Five record labels to watch in 2014: Ascetic House, LA Club Resource, PMR Records, Lit City Trax and Death Waltz.
Listen to a new track from production supergroup Future Brown, featuring grime MCs Prince Rapid, Dirty Danger and Roachee.