steve lacy: musical wunderkind
Exclusive: About to drop a debut album unlike anything before it, Steve Lacy is the voice of a generation. Here, he finds a moment's peace in the Santa Monica Mountains to discuss a remarkable potential realised before turning 21.
watch kendrick lamar rap alright with the people of compton
Ahead of the Grammys, the rapper hits up his hometown for an community rendition of pop song turned protest anthem Alright.
kendrick lamar to be given the keys to compton
Obama’s (and our) favourite rapper will receive the high honour from his hometown in February.
the significance of dr dre
Following the release of his new – and apparently final – album, we consider the sheer sonic importance of Andre Young…
dr dre is crusading for compton youth
The rap icon is donating all of the profits from his first album in over a decade to help build a new arts center in his Southern California home city.
kendrick lamar is campaigning to end gang violence in la
The rapper got members of rival gangs to discuss his new sneakers and their message of unity.
kendrick on compton, confidence and busting grooves
The rapper opened up to Mary Anne Hobbs on her BBC 6 Music show. Here are 15 hot bits of new Lamar knowledge.
kendrick drops king kunta video
The rapper is at home in sundrenched Compton for the new clip.
5 things we learnt on first play of kendrick lamar's to pimp a butterfly
Thought-provoking, politicised, empowering…. The Compton native drops what might just be another masterpiece….
seven minutes with kendrick lamar
As he releases his new track The Blacker The Berry, Kendrick took us back to Compton at the end of last year to talk race, politics and Reeboks.
kendrick lamar announces reebok classic partnership with an ode to compton
Kendrick goes back to his Compton high school to launch his Reebok collaboration with inspirational video, I Am.
my krazy life: compton rapper yg tells his story of gangs, jail and bitches
Over the last twelve months, YG has risen from “ratchet underdog” to compelling newcomer, fast emerging as one of the most interesting rhymers to hail from California since that young kid and his maad city. i-D meets Young Gangsta in LA and New York to...