Hip-Hop

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see photos of new york hip-hop artists before they made it big

Janette Beckman spent the 80s and 90s chronicling rising stars like Salt-N-Pepa and Run-DMC.
Sarah Moroz
9.3.19
Culture

wild style: olafur eliasson and fab five freddy in conversation

Before he was a world famous artist, Olafur Eliasson was one of Scandinavia's biggest breakdancers. Ahead of his upcoming Tate retrospective he sat down with his idol, Fab Five Freddy to discuss the evolution of hip-hop.
i-D Team
7.8.19
Music

what lil nas x coming out means for music

The ‘Old Town Road’ star confirmed he is part of the LGBTQ community on the last day of Pride month.
Alim Kheraj
7.2.19
Music

rapper saweetie on making moves and what it means to be 'icy'

“I’ve had so many people try to tell me who I am. That’s why I made 'ICY' — to serve as inspiration for girls who are watching me."
Alexandra Weiss
6.19.19
Music

blessed began giving his music away and he's never been happier

How parting ways with a major label and losing six years of music set him free.
Briony Wright
3.15.19
Music

photographer gunner stahl hosts his first concert in la

He tells i-D about curating his ideal lineup for Red Bull Music Festival and shares his favorite photos, including portraits of Tyler, The Creator and The Weeknd.
Nicole DeMarco
3.5.19
Music

taipei's hip-hop scene emerges from the underground

See photos of the young rappers, DJs, and artists, who make up the stylish community in Taiwan.
Amira Rasool
2.27.19
Music

10 things you need to know about young rapper barny fletcher

Not what you’d expect from a kid from Somerset.
Frankie Dunn
2.4.19
Music

offset wants to control his narrative

The rapper tells i-D about flow, focus, and why he won't tell anyone the name of his album.
Christelle Oyiri
1.30.19
Music

meet brockhampton’s favorite kiwi rap duo

Watch the video for Church & AP's 'Ready or Not'.
Nick Fulton
1.22.19
Music

mister wallace is the ‘cool mom’ of queer hip-hop in chicago

On their debut album, COOL MOM, Mister Wallace bridges the gap between their biological family and their chosen family.
Sarah Gooding
12.17.18
Music

exploring the legacy of OFWGKTA, 10 years on

The collective helped launch the careers of Tyler, the Creator, Frank Ocean, Syd and Earl Sweatshirt.
Malcolm-Aimé Musoni
11.29.18
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