Shannon Mahanty

Music

moses sumney on aromanticsm: the lack of romantic attraction to others

Moses Sumney has forged a career out of questioning society’s obsession with falling in love. With his second studio album on the horizon, we caught up with the 28-year-old to chat music, politics and finding the one.
Shannon Mahanty
11.8.18
Music

the future sound of africa

We head to West Africa to explore the roots of Afrobeats and discover the singers, producers and activists pushing the sound forwards and into the pop charts.
Shannon Mahanty
1.6.18
Music

here’s everything you missed at the 2017 mercury prize awards last night

From Sampha’s win to Idris Elba’s shirt.
Shannon Mahanty
9.16.17
politics

​an almost a-z guide of how to get through trump’s first term

Donald Trump is real and he's not going away. From the films to watch to the hoodies to wear, here's some ways to stay woke.
Shannon Mahanty
11.14.16
Music

10 things you need to know about desiigner

By day he’s in the studio with Kanye, by night he’s ripping up stages with Pusha T. This 19-year-old rapper isn’t getting much sleep.
Shannon Mahanty
5.16.16
Music

santigold is back and wants to challenge an industry in flux

After a four-year hiatus, Santigold returns older and wiser and with her own ideas on how to make the music industry work for her. i-D talks motherhood, Makonnen and makin' money with the Philadelphia born, Brooklyn living genre bender...
Shannon Mahanty
2.19.16
Music

seven minutes with charli xcx

SOPHIE, sweat and Justin Bieber’s aftershave with the Boom Clap singer.
Shannon Mahanty
7.9.15
Music

2pac, missy and sade... the records that changed ciara's life

It’s been over two years since Ciara - sound of your teens and R&B goddess - last touched down in the UK, and a lot has happened in that time. Two albums, a whistle-stop US tour, a Cavalli campaign, and the birth of her first child, Future Junior.
Shannon Mahanty
7.9.15
Music

​how hip hop got its political voice back

In the wake of the killings of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, hip hop's rediscovered it's conscious roots.
Shannon Mahanty
2.16.15
Music

2, 4, 6, 8…. We appreciate Snoh Aalegra!

What’s 5’10, Persian and Swedish, and has Prince and Common chomping at the bit to work with her? It’s time to meet Snoh, the rising star who’s about to go supernova…
Shannon Mahanty
1.7.15