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Music

the soundtrack to your weekend ft. kelela, jay-z and cub sport

Kelela takes LMK back to the future with a sci-fi sorta 90s vid and Aussie band Cub Sport celebrate queer love with their beautiful visuals for O Lord. Plus, there’s killer new music from Wolf Alice, IGLOOGHOST, Higher Bros, Yung Lean and Liam Gallagher.
Frankie Dunn
8.11.17
News

kelela hits the club in a new video by björk fave andrew thomas huang

The experimental R&B queen drops a wig-heavy visual for her new single LMK.
Hannah Ongley
8.10.17
Music

listen to the first single from kelela's long-awaited debut album

Kelela drops late-summer R&B burner LMK and gives a shout-out to her mate Solange.
Hannah Ongley
8.2.17
News

the xx's night + day short film is a love letter to creative collaboration

Featuring Sampha, Kelela, Robyn, and Cat Power.
Hannah Ongley
4.5.17
News

solange’s new album is finally out this friday

A Seat at the Table features contributions from Dev Hynes, Lil Wayne, Kelela, and Kelly Rowland.
Hannah Ongley
9.28.16
Music

kelela says it's time for white people to google "white privilege"

On the heels of the most recent US shooting, the singer asks people to "wake up, call yourself out and listen."
Amy Campbell
9.22.16
Music

kelela on her forthcoming album and using her platform for good

As she plans her move from LA to London, Kelela discusses grime collaborations and what she plans to do with her growing frustration with racism and sexism.
Francesca Dunn
5.10.16
Music

ice cube, tyler, the creator, and kelela confirmed for afropunk 2016

America's most multicultural music festival remains a gem in the 2016 festival circuit.
Blair Cannon
4.20.16
Music

slumber session: chris loco

Step inside this incredible musical voyage of a slumber session courtesy of the don Chris Loco.
i-D Staff
11.11.15
Music

the young musicians: part one

Kelela, Shamir, Novelist: Alasdair McLellan's shoot three of today's most visionary musicians for our 35th Birthday Issue.
i-D Staff
6.3.15
videos

we premiere the video for kelela's amazing new arca-produced single, a message

Kelela is the LA-based singer with waist length dreads (watch her cut them off here) who we first heard on poptronica duo Teengirl Fantasy’s EFX and hailed as the future of music when we met her at the beginning of last year. We’re going back to the...
i-D Team
5.14.15
Playlists

The Best Tracks Of 2014

2014 in music looked something like this...
i-D Team
12.24.14