K-Pop

Music

everything that happened to k-pop in 2018

2018's K-Pop felt marked by external ambition but also the desire and need for internal change.
Taylor Glasby
12.17.18
Music

what's it like being an openly gay k-pop artist?

Holland's message couldn't have come at a better moment.
Cheryl Santos
12.12.18
News

why were BTS banned from japanese tv?

The K-pop group’s performance was cancelled over a controversial t-shirt.
Nicole DeMarco
11.12.18
Music

cifika is the next chapter in korean electronic music

Seoul's CIFIKA talks K-pop, Boston Dynamics and her desire to be a future person.
Lavanya Singh
10.24.18
Music

dpr live is one of the most creative rappers in south korea

Having honed his songwriting skills during mandatory military service, Seoul-based artist Hong Da Bin is selling out shows across the US.
Cheryl Santos
9.20.18
Music

momoland is smashing k-pop's 'factory girl' stereotype

The South Korean girl group was created on reality TV, but MOMOLAND might be K-pop's realest (and funniest) act.
Jeff Benjamin
8.22.18
Fashion

sauna is the mexican t-shirt label with a sense of humour

Their 'mildly wild' graphics take inspiration from bootlegging culture.
Jack Sunnucks
8.16.18
Music

meet 88rising’s newest signing: chinese r&b star lexie liu

And watch her new Blade Runner-esque music video exclusively here.
Frankie Dunn
6.19.18
Think Pieces

is music a weapon: from cold war jazz to k-pop’s mission in north korea

South Korea’s K-Pop envoy to their isolated and unpredictable northern neighbour is the latest in a long history of cultural propaganda. But as Fela Kuti and Pussy Riot have shown, music can be weaponised against governments too.
Jake Hall
3.29.18
Music

the k-pop star selling out london shows in under 3 minutes

Collaborating with everybody from Syd to Anderson.Paak, we meet K-Pop icon Dean to discuss new music, fame and feelings.
Douglas Greenwood
11.27.17
Music

"korean style is about moving fast" -- g-dragon discusses the sound of korea's future

i-D met the millennial Michael Jackson right after his private Chanel concert to celebrate the opening of the Mademoiselle Privé exhibition in Séoul.
Tess Lochanski
6.26.17
News

fendi collaborates with k-pop superstar taeyang

Young Bae's teaming up with the luxury Italian house.
Isabelle Hellyer
6.26.17
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