Music

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Young T-pop stars are disrupting Thailand's conservative society

Speaking out about Asian beauty standards and slut-shaming, musicians in Bangkok are reinventing the local music scene.
Choltanutkun Tun-atiruj
15 hours ago
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Meet Afrodeutsche, the musician who soundtracked Bottega Veneta SS23

Photographed by Pierre Debusschere, the visionary producer and DJ discusses her eclectic influences and music as a conduit for identity.
Mahoro Seward
4 days ago
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Exploring the Wild West fashions of Botswana's heavy metal scene

Oliver Hadlee Pearch photographs MaRock, the country’s leather cowboy metal subculture.
Edward Banchs
11.30.22
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7 new artists Stormzy wants you to listen to in 2023

Always supporting new talent, the rap super star introduces us to his "Class of 2023" across R&B, trap, teen rock and rap.
Stormzy
11.29.22
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How Rick Rubin has defined modern rap music

The producer is behind some of hip-hop's most recognisable sounds. As he sits down with i-D cover star Stormzy, we reflect on Rick's legacy.
Dean Van Nguyen
11.28.22
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The community at the core of São Paulo's legendary club scene

Introducing you to the people, sounds and parties that have made the Brazilian city's electronic music scene one of the most progressive on the planet.
Mahoro Seward
11.28.22
Opinion

Is Taylor Swift our last remaining real popstar?

Shifting more albums and filling more stadiums than her contemporaries, Taylor has created a hysteria unseen since the industry's golden era.
Michael Cragg
11.28.22
News

A documentary about Rihanna's Super Bowl show is apparently in the works

Insider sources claim Apple TV+ have paid "millions" for it.
Douglas Greenwood
11.25.22
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How 2022 changed clubbing culture, maybe for the better

Alongside photographs by Jermaine Francis, Gabriel Szatan reflects on the dance pop number ones and new, fun energy to nightlife of the past summer.
Gabriel Szatan
11.24.22
Music

How the creative director of BLACKPINK’s tour brought it to life

Amy Bowerman was invited into the inner-workings of YG Entertainment to create 'Born Pink' for the biggest girl group in the world.
Taylor Glasby
11.23.22
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Ethel Cain is subverting the idealised American Dream

The gothic musician talks finding inspiration in Biblical horror stories and criticising right-wing politics without demonising the Deep South.
Rayne Fisher-Quann
11.23.22
News

Acts ii and iii of Beyoncé's Renaissance are coming

They just might not be what you expected.
Douglas Greenwood
Jenna Mahale
11.22.22
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