celebrating the legacy of dapper dan from 80s harlem to the runway
Decades before high fashion embraced Yeezy and Young Thug, Daniel Day was creating wildly innovative mashups of hip-hop and high-end fashion out of his 125th Street boutique.
coming to terms with miley cyrus's contradictory hip-hop comments
The singer says she now gravitates towards 'uplifting' rap music, despite co-opting hip-hop to shed her Hannah Montana persona.
icelandic rapper gkr bares his soul on his impressive debut ep
Laying his life out diary style, GKR documents depression and embraces not fitting in. Look up, stand out, never give up.
intimate images of biggie and the fugees from hip hop's golden age
In the 1980s and 90s, native New Yorker Lisa Leone became one of the nascent genre’s critical documentarians simply by being present in its collaborative culture. Now, she shares rarely exhibited portraits of hip hop golden age artists in Berlin.
meet gkr, the young talent on a mission to take icelandic rap global
Your best internet friend GKR opens up both studio door and heart as he shares his colourful music.
i-D meets: icelandic hip hop
Cast aside all those preconceptions about elves and ethereal folk music, because hip-hop is big in Iceland. Sure, Sigur Ros are still helping us sleep every night and yes, Bjork remains their musical mother, but the nation's children have grown up to...
get in the mood for the get down with these seven old school hip-hop documentaries
As Baz Luhrmann’s 70s hip-hop series makes its premiere on Netflix, rediscover what rap’s emergence was really like with these seven YouTube treasures.
your 16 point lowdown on the get down, baz luhrmann’s hip hop history opus
Everything you need to know about your newest Netflix obsession.
the photographer capturing intimate moments between hip-hop’s biggest stars
In a new photo show, Atlanta native Gunner Stahl presents three years of his personal portraits, snapped during Young Thug’s studio sessions and Lil Uzi Vert’s trips to the dirt bike park.
the queens of hip hop took over at the vh1 awards
Queen Latifah spoke out about racism, there was a mega Lil’ Kim tribute, and Michelle Obama shared the love for her favourite women in hip hop.
video premiere: nadia rose, skwod
Reclaim your skwod goals with this scorching summer single from our favourite new spitter.
saul williams and the politics of poetry
As we get an exclusive listen to the first cut from his new remix album, we catch up with the provocative hip-hop poet.
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