K-Pop

Music

dpr live is the most creative rapper in south korea

i-D talks to the rising artist before his first-ever US tour with the DPR Crew.
Cheryl Santos
3 days ago
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
Music

momoland is smashing k-pop's 'factory girl' stereotype

The South Korean girl group was created on reality TV, but MOMOLAND might be K-pop's realest (and funniest) act.
Jeff Benjamin
8.22.18
Fashion

sauna is the mexican t-shirt label with a sense of humor

Their 'mildly wild' graphics take inspiration from bootlegging culture.
Jack Sunnucks
8.19.18
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

meet 88rising’s newest signing: chinese r&b star lexie liu

And watch her new Blade Runner-esque music video exclusively here.
Frankie Dunn
6.19.18
Music

eric nam is the atlantan k-pop mega star

He talks to i-D ahead of his US tour.
Cheryl Santos
5.29.18
Think Pieces

is music a weapon: from cold war jazz to k-pop’s mission in north korea

South Korea’s K-Pop envoy to their isolated and unpredictable northern neighbour is the latest in a long history of cultural propaganda. But as Fela Kuti and Pussy Riot have shown, music can be weaponised against governments too.
Jake Hall
3.30.18
Music

the k-pop star selling out london shows in under three minutes

Collaborating with everybody from Syd to Anderson.Paak, we meet K-Pop icon Dean to discuss new music, fame and feelings.
Douglas Greenwood
11.28.17
Music

moving fast: g-dragon discusses the sound of korea's future

i-D met the millennial Michael Jackson right after his private Chanel concert to celebrate the opening of the Mademoiselle Privé exhibition in Séoul.
Tess Lochanski
6.26.17
News

fendi collaborates with k-pop superstar taeyang

Young Bae and the luxury maison? We say yes.
Isabelle Hellyer
6.26.17
Music

controversies and creative freedom with international superstar jay park

Having just dropped an impressive bilingual album, Jay Park talks returning to R&B, his rebellious nature and why he will always give the artists signed to his AOMG label the creative freedom he didn't have.
Taylor Glasby
10.25.16