Rihanna Covers Fader’s 100th Issue [PHOTOS]
Rihanna simply does things her way, and it’s up to the rest of us to follow along. That bold nature was fully on display for her Fader 100 cover shoot and feature, in where she clearly called her own number by hiring a photographer to shoot her spread.
Killer Mike Shares Thoughts On The Confederate Flag With Fader
Killer Mike has been one of the most outspoken rap artists for the duration of his career, offering sharp insights on a a variety of topics with the ease of a seasoned academic. The Atlanta rap star weighed in the ongoing Confederate Flag controversy and Mother Emanuel AME church shooter Dylann Roof in a recent […]
No Malice Says “No Clipse Album In The Works”
Here’s another development in the storied Clipse LP. No Malice burst a bubble or two during a recent interviewed with FADER.
Earl Sweatshirt Talks Doris & Comments On Magna Carta Holy Grail [VIDEO]
Earl Sweatshirt recently performed a brief set at NYC’s Ludlow Garage on the second stop of Vitamin Water and The Fader’s 2013 #uncapped concert series. Afterwards, he sat down with host Miss Info to discuss his most recent happenings: a certain highly anticipated project called Doris and the recent Twitter fiasco surrounding his negative opinion on Jay Z’s Magna […]
GZA Talks His Love For Chess With The FADER [VIDEO]
Over the years, GZA has displayed a thought process that’s on an upper echelon in his music and in interviews, so it’s no surprise that a thinking man’s game like chess would appeal to him. The FADER caught up with the Wu-Tang Clan lyricist at the Chess Forum in New York City to discuss how he first became […]
The 20 Best Music Magazine Covers Of 2012 [PHOTOS]
As the year winds down, Hip-Hop Wired will be here to catch you up on every damn thing you missed just in case you lived under a rock.
Every Kanye West Magazine Cover Ever* [PHOTOS]
Once upon a time, Kanye West was begging to be on magazine covers. There have been war stories told about a young and hungry Mr. West walking into the offices of The Source and XXL to play his music for the staff, demanding that he get a cover. Boy have times changed.
French Montana Goes Home To Morocco & Covers The FADER [PHOTOS]
French Montana has had himself a pretty solid 2012, and he continues that run with an appearance on the cover of The FADER magazine. In this cover story, French Montana travels back to his home country in Morocco as a conquering hero. In this revealing interview French Montana, real name Karim Kharbouch, talks about his humble beginnings […]
Nas & Miguel Perform “Summer On Smash” At FADER Uncapped Concert [VIDEO]
Nas recently brought out Miguel to perform their Swizz Beatz-produced track “Summer On Smash” at the Detroit stop for vitaminwater and FADER’s Uncapped Concert tour. Fans were surprised by the California crooner’s appearance, as he added his patented vocals to the summery track. Both Nas and Miguel are having great summers, with the Queens MC’s […]
Win Autographed Posters From 2 Chainz, Wale & Santigold [GIVEAWAY]
Are you a big fan of Wale, 2 Chainz or Santigold? Well, you are in luck. Courtesy of the good people over at vitaminwater and The FADER, we are giving away autographed posters from Wale and Santigold as well as 2 Chainz and Passion Pit. If that’s not sweet enough for you, we are throwing in an uncapped tour t-shirt […]
Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA Speaks On New Album Dark Matter, Upcoming Graphic Novel
Although Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killa famously said on the classic track “Criminology” that he “revolve around sciences,” it would seem that his fellow swordsman the GZA has literally taken those bars to heart. The Brooklyn native has immersed himself in working alongside MIT professors for research and mixing his potent bars with scientifically-influenced facts. Just a […]
Rick Ross Performs At FADER Event With Omarion & French Montana [VIDEO]
Rick Ross brought out Omarion and French Montana to perform “Let’s Talk,” and “Stay Schemin” respectively at the vitaminwater/FADER uncapped event in Los Angeles. Check out the footage after the jump.
Will.I.Am Gives The Fader An Exclusive Interview [Video]
Exclusive Interview With Will.i.am On TheFader.com
Fader Interviews ASAP Rocky [Video]
ASAP Rocky’s Interview With Fader There’s an up-and-coming rapper out of New York that doesn’t make sucky music like Cory Gunz and the rest of those new rappers, so people outside of NY actually like him. He goes by the name ASAP Rocky and Fader did an interview with the NYC new jack that’s worth […]
Vitaminwater Documentray With CyHi Da Prynce [Video]
Like a true son of Atlanta, CyHi The Prynce is wholly confident and upbeat. In between fashion tips and trips to the sneaker store, CyHi sneaks in secret insight into his endurance onstage and untiring energy. Peep the video below to get a little more personal with the G.O.O.D. music signed emcee.