Hip-Hop

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why hip-hop loves craig green

When hip-hop, a genre still beholden to binary ideas of masculinity and heteronormativity, begins to embrace fashion that is a little more gentle, a little more tear-inducing, there's change afoot.
Ryan White
8.20.18
Music

photographing nyc's young latinx rap community

Stephen Velastegui captures hip-hop artists from Brooklyn to The Bronx, and asks how heritage shapes their sounds.
i-D Staff
8.14.18
Music

nicki minaj may still be the queen, but is her crown beginning to slip?

Her much anticipated album 'Queen' is here, but Nicki Minaj’s dominance as the top female rapper is in a precarious place.
Alim Kheraj
8.14.18
News

watch tyler the creator’s new hyper-coloured nautical video

‘See You Again’ finally gets a video — and it was worth the wait.
Mitch Parker
8.9.18
Music

nnamdi ogbonnaya's cerebral hip hop is the sound of the summer

Catching up with the multi-hyphenate artist with atomic stage energy.
Maggie Lange
7.23.18
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from the studio to outer space: the brave new world of tapz

Follow us into the musician's remote Christchurch studio as he prepares to take on the universe.
i-D Team
2.27.18
Music

talking revolution with racerage, one of 2018’s most exciting rappers

Meet the Naarm based performer who's built a devoted following without a public social media profile or a single track online.
KT Spit
2.6.18
News

um, china just banned hip-hop culture from tv

Got tattoos? Wear chains? Heart not aligned with the party? Say goodbye to that telly slot.
Frankie Dunn
1.24.18
Music

meet the key players in cape town’s hip-hop scene

South African photographer Imraan Christian turns his lens on local musicians.
Russell Dean Stone
1.16.18
Music

dreams, nightmares, netflix: uv boi فوق بنفسجي surveys the last four years

Talking, well, just about everything with the one and only UV boi فوق بنفسجي.
Isabelle Hellyer
11.17.17
Music

miss blanks walks us through her new EP track-by-track

Miss Blanks better be ready to celebrate, 'cause her new record 'Diary Of A Thotaholic' is gonna blow. The six track EP sounds like champagne and feels like winning without even trying. Here, the rapper walks us through her inspirations track-by-track.
i-D Team
11.17.17
News

nicki minaj calls out sexism in hip-hop

In a series of tweets she blasted a culture which forces women to “work twice as hard.”
Roisin Lanigan
10.27.17