c-pop

Music

Lay Zhang's euphoric Mandopop songs celebrate his Chinese roots

Fresh off the release of ‘LIT’, the M-pop star discusses his beloved Changsha and the evolution of his solo career.
LSB
8.13.20
Music

c-pop star cai xukun (aka kun) is about to takeover the world

i-D spoke to the Chinese phenomenon in the midst of a sold-out US and UK tour.
Tássia Assis
4.26.19
Music

chris lee, the chinese mega-idol breaking pop’s boundaries in custom gucci

As she prepares to tour her eighth studio album, ‘Growing Wild,’ the gender-defying, stadium-filling creative powerhouse talks to i-D about making it as an individual in a cookie-cutter world — and shares the new video for her single 'As If.'
Alice Newell-Hanson
7.19.16
Music

c-pop: get to know the most popular musicians you've never heard of

As Chinese pop music slowly begins to invade Western culture, Hong Kong-born, London-raised musician Emma Moss (aka Emmy The Great) finally feels able to come out of the C-Pop closet. Discover the scene with i-D’s short film on China’s answer to Taylor...
Emma-Lee Moss
12.11.15
Music

pc music’s a.g. cook teams up with c-pop superstar li yuchun

The C-Pop takeover has begun.
Francesca Dunn
12.11.15
documentaries

obsessed: the chinese taylor swift

24-year-old singer-songwriter G.E.M. is the most famous singer you've never heard of. An icon in her native Hong Kong and China, she shot to fame in 2014, appearing on one of the country's most popular shows, I Am a Singer, to an audience of over 20...
i-D Staff
12.10.15