how a new generation of performers are redefining black british music in 2016
As new cultural landscapes are being formed online, Ian McQuaid investigates shifting perceptions of what black British performers can say and play.
memories of growing up in a one club town
As we release the video for Real Lies' new single One Club Town, we asked our friends and family to share their memories of the clubs that defined their youths.
pleasure principe! the sound of lisbon’s bairro’s won’t be stopped…
i-D and Tim and Barry meet the producers and DJ’s twisting African pop into the beautiful and brash sound of Batida.
the i-D guide to the music videos of the rave era
Hardcore… you know the score! Here’s eight awesome rave visuals from the 90s that you need to see. Grab your smily face t and get ready for a serious Smartie party…
thundercat is the virtuoso behind kendrick lamar's to pimp a butterfly
Thundercat might just be one of modern music’s most talented musicians. We meet the Kendrick Lemar and Flying Lotus collaborator who started out playing bass in seminal thrash punk band Suicidal Tendencies…
the records that changed mobb deep’s life
The Infamous Havoc shares the tracks of his years.
listen to keith charles spacebar's debut album exclusively here
Keith Charles Spacebar and Awful Records are putting their skewed outsider take to Atlanta's rap sound.
sophia grace and wayne j are the radically different tweens of the music scene
Jamaica's Wayne J and Essex's Sophia Grace are the 11-year-olds child stars with contrasting approaches to the world.