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.
"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.
Keef's self-produced beats are as unpredictable as he is. But we found the gems.
Rising emcee OkMalumKoolKat talks about the rush of performing before busting out a few moves and an acapella verse or two.
Johannesburg's multi-talented artist Smiso Zwane — aka OkMalumKoolKat — speaks out.
Shooting hoops with South African b-ball star Lenny Mogoba for Sprite and The FADER's Obey You Collective: South Africa series.
In the thick of March madness, zoom in on Lenny Mogoba, a different kind of college basketball player.
Watch a video of Jo'burg's Tony Dangler performing his new track "No Manners."
Watch a mini-doc about Jo'burg rapper Tony Dangler for the latest installment of the Obey You Collective: South Africa.
For the latest installment of our Obey You Collective: South Africa series, we speak to a 25-year-old emcee from Jo'burg named Tony Dangler.
In the second and final Gasak video, the young graffiti artist works on a striking original mural for Sprite and The FADER.
Watch a mini-doc about Gasak, a young, socially-conscious graffiti artist from South Africa.
Watch the award-winning street dancer Tarryn Alberts perform a truly original dance that she choreographed for Obey You Collective: South Africa.
Last week we posted an interview with Tarryn Alberts, a hyper-motivated street dancer from Johannesburg; now we spend some more time in her dance-centric world with a mini-documentary.