iceland airwaves

Music

why iceland is so hot right now

Figuratively, not literally.
Hanna Hanra
4.18.18
Music

silvana imam raps about same-sex desire and does it for her teenage self

"I’m a lesbian, a feminist, and an immigrant." - Sweden’s first openly gay rapper on why society made her political.
Amelia Abraham
12.5.16
Music

meet gkr, the young talent on a mission to take icelandic rap global

Your best internet friend GKR opens up both studio door and heart as he shares his colourful music.
Francesca Dunn
8.24.16
Music

meet sturla atlas, the fashion forward icelandic hip-hop act opening for justin bieber

Having already won big at the Iceland Music Awards and scored the ultimate support slot, these Downtown Reykjavik kids are the coolest things in the land of ice and fire. After hiking through Reykjadalur valley, they fill us in on everything 101.
Francesca Dunn
8.23.16
ICELAND

yuki tsuji

i-D Mix headed to Iceland Airwaves recently to play host to Skepta, JME and host of homegrown Icelandic hip hop talent. We went out onto the streets to find kids putting the ice cool in Iceland and shot them straight up.
i-D Staff
12.8.15
Music

seven icelandic hip hop acts you should get to know

Give Adele and Bieber a break. Try something different today.
Francesca Dunn
11.30.15
Music

​city guide: reykjavik with úlfur úlfur

Take a trip to the Icelandic capital as rap duo Úlfur Úlfur share their favourite hometown hangouts.
Francesca Dunn
11.17.15
Culture

nordic goddess of nature, björk is the voice of iceland

At last week’s Iceland Airwaves festival, we asked the iconic musician about her next album and discovered why her beautiful country needs your help.
Francesca Dunn
11.12.15
Music

björk is not staying oh so quiet about preserving iceland’s wilderness

Ahead of her press conference at Iceland Airwaves festival, Björk shared a video calling on us to help save her native land.
Felicity Kinsella
11.7.15
Music

reykjavikurdaetur are the 15 strong female icelandic rap crew making their voices heard

Few people seem to realise the extent of the hip hop scene in Reykjavik. These girls are killing it.
Francesca Dunn
11.5.15