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Music

a beginner’s guide to k-pop

What are subunits? Is dating against the rules? Do groups write their own songs? Here’s everything you need to know about your new fave music industry!
Taylor Glasby
8.1.19
Culture

what it’s like to run the world’s biggest stan accounts

Teenagers are running some of the most-followed pop accounts online. Here’s how they do it.
Douglas Greenwood
8.1.19
Culture

meet the fan translators helping break down language barriers in pop culture

We talk to the generous fans bringing communities closer together and making different cultures increasingly accessible.
Rhian Daly
6.11.19
News

bts got the dior treatment courtesy of kim jones

The K-pop boy band will debut some retro-futuristic looks on their third world tour 'Love Yourself: Speak Yourself.'
Nicole DeMarco
5.2.19
Noticias

bts launch the trailer for their new album 'map of the soul: persona'

RM confronts his demons in 'Persona,' the first single from the record.
Cheryl Santos
3.27.19
Music

everything that happened to k-pop in 2018

2018's K-Pop felt marked by external ambition but also the desire and need for internal change.
Taylor Glasby
12.17.18
News

these were the most talked about things on twitter in 2018

Strap yourself in for a wild ride.
Roisin Lanigan
12.6.18
News

why bts was banned from japanese tv

The K-pop group’s performance was cancelled over a controversial t-shirt.
Nicole DeMarco
11.11.18
Music

bts, psy, and the future of k-pop crossovers

K-pop boy band BTS just broke Taylor Swift's record for the most-viewed music video in 24 hours. What does streaming history suggest happens next?
Jeff Benjamin
9.2.18
News

bts are the first k-pop band to play an american stadium

Performing to 40,000 people, the Korean pop stars can add another 'first' to their resume.
Briony Wright
8.10.18
Music

behind the scenes of kimbra's wild and windy comeback video

Exclusively join i-D on the set of Kimbra's rugged 'Everybody Knows' shoot, as we speak to the artist about unveiling a new, stripped-back world.
Issy Beech
Isabelle Hellyer
10.18.17
Fashion

exclusive: behind the scenes of raf's calvin klein in the california desert

Enjoy these little moments captured on the set of Raf Simon's Calvin Klein 205W39NYC campaign.
Isabelle Hellyer
8.8.17