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See Inside the Mind of the Man Who Made the “Rap Yearbook” (Video)

Last month, writer Shea Serrano released The Rap Yearbook, an illustrated guide to the best Hip-Hop songs of every year, beginning with 1979. In addition to the classic high-school yearbook format, the book also includes charts, illustrations, and extensive notes that explain the thinking process behind each song's being chosen... Read more

What Goes Through the Minds of Run the Jewels When They Record? Watch and See (Video)

There is nothing serene about the music from Run the Jewels. Killer Mike & El-P have been consistently putting out some of the darkest, hardest and most politically-charged music in Hip-Hop for the last few years. So, would you believe a lot of this material was conceived and recorded in... Read more

Nas performs Hate Me Now (Video)

Escobar seaason has returned...Here's look at Nas performing Hate Me Now for the FADER in Detroit. It still gets the crowd just as hyped as it did in 1999. Check out the video. Related: Nas & Scarface perform Hip-Hop at Rock The Bells (Video)... Read more

GZA – The Fader Interview (Video)

GZA has been steady on his grind lately. He's been touring with a live band and working on his upcoming Dark Matter album. Here's an interview with the Fader where he discusses working with a live band, several upcoming album projects, a potential graphic novel, European shows with his Wu... Read more

Schoolboy Q speaks to The Fader TV (Video)

Schoolboy Q talks to The Fader about his album Habits & Contradictions, working with his Black Hippy crew, how he mostly listens to hip-hop classics (outside of his crew's music) and the influence of DJ Quik on his career. Check it out below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4lZRJTqnf4 And, here's a taste of his... Read more