Roll Deep. Foto: Chidi Achara. Styling: Ivy. Stylingassistenz: Lorraine Russell und Lisa Nicoulaou. Grooming: Emma Coleman. The Occupation Issue No. 256, Juli 2005

The history of Grime, told through the i-D photography archive

As we launch our new series documenting the history of British style tribes, take a trip through our archive of grime.

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Roll Deep. Foto: Chidi Achara. Styling: Ivy. Stylingassistenz: Lorraine Russell und Lisa Nicoulaou. Grooming: Emma Coleman. The Occupation Issue No. 256, Juli 2005

The History of Grime: Tinchy Stryder in a gold basketball shirt and shorts

Tinchy Stryder. Photography Tim and Barry. The Skin Issue No. 262, January 2006

The History of Grime: Fumin in a woollen hoody

Fumin. Photography Tim and Barry. The Migration Issue, No. 253, April 2005

The History of Grime: JME in black and white

JME. Photography Alasdair McLellan. Styling Francesca Burns. Hair Luke Hersheson at Julian Watson Agency using L'Oreal Professional. Make-up Hannah Murray at Julian Watson Agency Photographic assistance Gareth Powell. Hair assistance Syd Hayes. Make-up assistance Lauren Parsons. Printing Bayeux. J ME wears T-shirt by Cassette Playa. The Youth Issue No. 271, November 2007

The History of Grime: NoLay in a white jacket

No Lay. Photography Sam White. The Declaration Issue, No. 255, June 2005

The History of Grime: Essentials

Essentials. Photography Sam White. The Declaration Issue, No. 255, June 2005

The History of Grime: Kano and Ghetts

Kano and Ghetts. Photography Sam White. The Declaration Issue, No. 255, June 2005

The History of Grime: Kano

Kano. Photography Sam White. The Declaration Issue, No. 255, June 2005

The History of Grime: Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal. Photography Sara Shamsavari. The Physical Issue, No. 231, May 2003

The History of Grime: Murke Man aka Super Dread aka Jammer

Murkle Man aka Super Dread aka Jammer. Photography Tim and Barry. The Home Issue, No. 261, December 2005

The History of Grime: The Mitchell Brothers, Stush, Mike Skinner, NoLay, Blemish and Lady Sovereign

The Mitchell Brothers, Mike Skinner, Stush, No Lay, Lady Sovereign, Kano, Sway, Hindzy, Blemish, Tinchy Stryder, Bossman. Photography Jason Evans. The Age Issue, No. 254, May 2005

The History of Grime: Taliban Trim, Plasticman, Riko, Terror Danjah, Bruza, Fusion, Ras Kwame, Tee Max, Durtty Goodz, Akala

Taliban Trim, Plasticman, Riko, Terror Danjah, Bruza, Fusion, Ras Kwame, Tee Max, Durtty Goodz, Akala. Photography Jason Evans. The Age Issue, No. 254, May 2005

The History of Grime: Logan Sama, DJ Samurai, Danny Weed, Target, Crazy Titch, Sesan, Cameo, Antoine, Wonder.

Logan Sama, DJ Samurai, Danny Weed, Target, Crazy Titch, Sesan, Cameo, Antoine, Wonder. Photography Jason Evans. The Age Issue, No. 254, May 2005

The History of Grime: Lady Fury with her dog

Lady Fury. Photography Tim and Barry. The Feminine Issue, No. 252, March 2005

The History of Grime: Jammer

Jammer. Photography Tim and Barry. The World Wide Web Issue, No. 281, October 2007

The History of Grime: Roxxxan

Roxxxan. Photography Thomas Lohr. The Back To The Future Issue, No 310, Winter 2010

The History of Grime: Griminal

Griminal. Photography Thomas Lohr. The Back To The Future Issue, No 310, Winter 2010

The History of Grime: Wiley in a black jacket and black baseball cap

Wiley. Photography Tim and Barry. The Drama Queen Issue, No. 243, May 2004

The History of Grime: Skepta in a grey hat and grey tshirt

Skepta. Photography Tim and Barry. The Me and Mine Issue, No. 265, April 2006

The History of Grime: Darg E Freaker

Darq E Freaker. Photography Clare Shilland. Styling Raphael Hirsch. The Alphabetical Issue, No. 323, Spring 2013

The History of Grime: Durrty Goodz

Durrty Goodz. Photography Tim and Barry. The Unique Issue, No. 248, October 2004