In this week's Rap Column, The FADER's Vivian Medithi selects 30 of the best features in hip-hop released in 2023.
The FADER's Nadine Smith writes about the surge in vinyl pressings of classic mixtapes, and how they can start to feel more like gold rushes than loving tributes.
In this week's Rap Report, The FADER's Vivian Medithi goes over hip-hop's fraught relationship with the Grammys, and whether or not it matters as much as it once did.
In this week's Rap Column, Nadine Smith explains the DJ Envy/Cesar Pina controversy, and how the rap industry allows scams to flourish.
In this week's Rap Column, The FADER's Nadine Smith reviews AGGRO DR1FT, the new Harmony Korine film featuring Travis Scott.
In this week's Rap Report, The FADER's Vivian Medithi explores the AI-assisted creator known as Ghostwriter, and the flaws in his vision of the future.
In this week's Rap Column, The FADER's Nadine Smith explores how publishing rights have become investment opportunities, and changed sampling as an art form.
Vivian Medithi spotlights some of 2023’s best projects by Babyxsosa, Kura & Pi’erre Bourne, Rylo Rodriguez, and OsamaSon.
In this week's Rap Column, The FADER's Nadine Smith explores what the rise of Jelly Roll says about country music's relationship with hip-hop.
2 Chainz's 2013 album B.O.A.T.S. II: #METIME may have been dismissed at the time of its release, but it's come to embody so much of what makes the Georgia rapper legendary.
Read The FADER's five-song introduction to the music of Lefty SM, the Mexican rapper who was tragically killed as his career began to take flight.
Voir Dire, the collaborative NFT album from Earl Sweatshirt and the Alchemist, doesn't fix what ails Web3.