Nardene Scott

Music

skepta shuts down koko, the charts, life

The Boy Better Know leader put on a stellar performance proving just why he’s the King of Grime right now.
Nardene Scott
5.10.16
Music

​10 steps to songwriting with ty dolla $ign

Self-medicate, sample and press save: the Paranoid hit-maker breaks down the art of crafting compositions.
Nardene Scott
5.9.16
Music

the records that changed tinchy stryder’s life

With Tim and Barry’s Ruff Sqwad-reuniting Just Jam cancelled, we catch up with the E3 MC.
Nardene Scott
4.30.16
Reviews

a five point review of last night’s young thug show

ATL’s hottest and most controversial rapper took to the stage last night for his London debut and people pretty much lost their minds.
Nardene Scott
8.28.15
Music

sango is the soundsmith injecting major emotion into hip hop

Currently on his European tour, Soulection familia Sango chops it up about his deep interest in slang, his love for grime, and what to expect from upcoming album, In The Comfort Of.
Nardene Scott
6.6.15
News

a$ap rocky, mos def and skepta turn out for deviation

Last night Benji B kicked of his XOYO Residency. Here’s 5 reasons why you should grab a season ticket.
Nardene Scott
4.5.15
News

stormzy can sing (and four other facts from yesterday’s gig)

Grime MC Stormzy played a sold out show in London last night, and here’s what happened.
Nardene Scott
4.1.15
music interviews

i-N conversation with wretch 32 and george the poet

​In the first of our i-N Conversation series, we eavesdrop on a conversation between two creatives from two disciplines; rapper Wretch 32 and poet George The Poet.
Nardene Scott
11.21.14
Music

Ty Dolla $ign

You may not be familiar with Cali native Tyrone Griffin, aka Ty Dolla $ign, but as a songwriter, he’s following in Future’s footsteps, penning futuristic bangerz including Chris Brown’s Loyal, as well as YG’s Really Be and J-Lo’s Girls. His last...
Nardene Scott
11.18.14
music interviews

jammer, big h and p money on the most memorable clashes of all time

Jammer’s Lord Of The Mics series has been one of the most integral parts in the emergence, growth and progression of grime. First taking place in Jammer’s East London basement during the dawn of grime’s birth, LOTM was the place to show and prove, bar...
Nardene Scott
9.30.14
Music

Basement Jaxx are back and want to make you move at Carnival this weekend

Ahead of their carnival set this Bank Holiday at the RBMA Sound System, Felix Burton of Basement Jaxx breaks down his memories of carnival, muses on what it means to culture now, how the house resurgence is pushing listeners back underground and giving...
i-D Team
Nardene Scott
8.22.14
Music

ben khan is the soundcloud sensation who dreams about being chased by wolves

It’s not often you that you meet an artist who prefers to let their music speak for itself; it’s hard enough to go a day without seeing at least 10 philosophical quotes from your favourite musician on Instagram. So it’s refreshing when a 22-year-old...
i-D Team
Nardene Scott
8.15.14
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