Posts tagged ‘Fader’

August 9, 2011

Video: Keri Hilson Talks Being A Freak Amongst Other Things

Keri Hilson chats it up with FADER about her days as a songwriter and how she dealt with being in the background before hitting it big. Also her workout regime and why she loves Atlanta. Oh and let’s not forget her feelings about a woman’s sexuality.

August 9, 2011

Frank Ocean Covers FADER

Each year we’re presented with a new artist that’s suppose to be the next big thing. This year we have Frank Ocean and it looks like homeboy is here for the long haul. He has managed to take the music world by storm in only 6 months….yes it’s only been 6 months. Drops Nostalgia, Ultra then gets on Watch The Throne, now he’s a cover boy. Much respect to the grind.

When he was nine, Frank Ocean’s godfather subscribed him to Robb Report, a magazine for the ultra-rich. Less interested in fiduciary smarts, it’s a catalog of conspicuous consumption, highlighting tropical vacations, invaluable antiques and, as Ocean came to know, really expensive cars. Though he comes from a middle class family, he obsessively read the magazine’s classified ads, fixating on exorbitantly priced used Bentleys and Maybachs. “I would just fall in love with all their cars. That was the start.” Ocean, whowas born Christopher Breaux (and goes by Lonny to friends), downscaled his material desires, and when he was 13, began going door-to-door, detailing cars for cash. “I would bring all my supplies. Literally, it was like a movie, I had a wagon, those long red wagons, like a Radio Flyer-type wagon, and I used to buy my own soaps.

Shouts: FADER

July 11, 2011

FADER TV: Interview with Katy B

FADER TV catches up with UK sensation Katy B at the Highline prior to her first show in New York City.

July 1, 2011

Video: Jonathan Mannion x FADER x Windows Phone

Jonathan Mannion presents an even more in-depth look at his work. He provides stories behind some of the photographs he hasn’t shown in recent interviews. Be on the lookout for his work at Fedora.

March 14, 2011

Video: Going To SXSW?

Here’s a teaser video to get all that are going to Austin a little more excited about Fader Fort by Fiat event. From experience I know Fader Fort events are always insane, and I’m sure it’ll be even crazier in Austin. ENJOY!