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Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Drake Makes the Cover of Fader’s 100th Issue

Drake often keeps his thoughts and life for his chart-topping records but in a rare full-length interview for the Fader’s 100th issue, the Toronto rapper takes readers deeper into the world we don’t get on the albums. Speaking with writer Leon Neyfakh, (photographed by Mark Peckmezian and JJ), Drake discusses his upcoming album, his die-hard fans and those infamous ghostwriting allegations from this past

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

AUX Interview: Tei Shi

On the heels of her stellar new EP, the Brooklyn artist reveals she’s already working on new sounds.  Last month at SXSW, Tei Shi left the Stubb’s stage in Austin, Texas, after performing for one of the...

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

AUX Interview: Grace Mitchell

Grace Mitchell’s been drawing a lot of comparisons lately; many are even wondering if the 17-year-old Portland singer/songwriter is the American answer to New Zealand’s Lorde. “I can see why people compare us, we’re both artists trying to make...

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

In the Winehouse with…Via Tania

Via Tania is a fascinating artist. In a time where being mysterious is a well-crafted strategy for artists — both up-and-coming and well established ones — vocalist Via Tania is mysterious without much effort. And she’s making beautiful...

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

AUX Interview: Kat Dahlia

In early 2014, Kat Dahlia was preparing to release her anticipated debut album, but excitement took a sharp turn when a vocal cord injury derailed its release. With her album on hold, the Miami-born, New York-based singer/songwriter/rapper...

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

AUX Interview: FKA twigs fighting the fame game

  “I don’t want to be like a famous person.” FKA twigs sits curled up in the corner of a sofa backstage at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall. Dressed all in black, down to her sneakers, the 26-year-old...

Monday, September 1st, 2014

AUX Interview: Patti Cake

“We didn’t know that the strings had to be tuned,” says Patti Cake frontwoman, songwriter, and guitarist Kristina Uranowski (a.k.a. Kritty), paraphrasing a quote from ‘80s punks Minutemen. “Loose strings or tight strings, we thought it was like a...

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Exclaim! Interview: Meshell Ndegeocello~Intergalactic Signs

“Ah, we’ll see if you feel that way later,” murmurs Meshell Ndegeocello with a mischievous chuckle, when I share how pleased I am to speak with her. As with her music, you never know what you’ll get with the...

Monday, June 30th, 2014

AUX Interview: Rosie Lowe

“There hasn’t ever been anything else,” Rosie Lowe says via an East London recording studio where she’s working on material for her debut album. “There was never a plan B.” This singular focus has served the jazz-trained,...

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

AUX INTERVIEW: Isis Salam

 “I don’t slut shame and I cannot twerk—these two things are facts.”  Isis Salam on Miley Cyrus. It’s been a moment since we’ve last heard from emcee, singer, and producer Isis Salam. After parting ways with Thunderheist, the Toronto/Montreal electro-rap...

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