Harlem

Culture

jordan casteel's harlem portraits shine a magical light on black experience

“My intent is to highlight the magic of our existence as black bodies, and the physical spaces we occupy."
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.23.18
Music

premiere: harlem rapper sheck wes drops a high-energy ode to basketball phenom mo bamba

The buzzed about 19-year-old was exiled to Senegal by his mother. Now he’s back and hanging out with Travis Scott.
Jackson Howard
2.1.18
Fashion

dapper dan’s iconic harlem atelier reopens in collaboration with gucci

The 1980s updated for 2018.
Roisin Lanigan
12.17.17
News

dapper dan is collaborating with gucci (and reopening his harlem atelier)

Turns out Daniel Day and Alessandro Michele are pretty tight.
Hannah Ongley
9.14.17
Hip-Hop

celebrating the legacy of dapper dan from 80s harlem to the runway

Decades before high fashion embraced Yeezy and Young Thug, Daniel Day was creating wildly innovative mashups of hip-hop and high-end fashion out of his 125th Street boutique.
Hannah Ongley
6.1.17
News

keith haring is getting priced out of harlem

Sixteen tenants have been forced to leave a Harlem communal living space that also houses a forgotten Keith Haring mural.
Annie Armstrong
8.4.16
New York

an intimate look at modern-day new york from ari marcopoulos

Make your mark in New York and you're a made man. With this in mind, the inimitable curator of subculture Ari Marcopoulos turns his lens to NYC.
Jeremy Abbott
7.10.16
Fashion

this is new york, straight up

"The biggest issues facing young people? Not enough unity, too much vanity, barely any sanity." We ask what changes New Yorkers would like to see in the world, as Matt Jones shoots the city's inimitable street style.
i-D Staff
6.10.16
Art

talking politics at the beauty salon

A new exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem explores how women use their hair and nails to assert their identity.
Jessica C. Andrews
3.30.15
Think Pieces

from goddess braids to platinum pixies, we explore today’s harlem beauty renaissance

Harlem’s style legacy didn’t end with the Harlem Renaissance. i-D discovers a new era in the New York neighborhoods beauty that draws from the past and looks toward the future.
Jessica C. Andrews
11.25.14
Music

asap ferg, all hail the hood pope

The Trap Lord on Harlem, touring, that rrrruf sound and the upcoming Mob album.
Stuart Brumfitt
10.19.14