olivia rose

Photography

my year in photos… by olivia rose

A picture speaks a thousand words, or so they say, so we invited our favourite image-makers to submit the pictures that say 2016 to them. From pop stars to parties, amazing landscapes and beyond, this is ‘my year in photos…’
i-D Staff
11.15.18
News

here are all the winners of the UK music video awards

Childish Gambino, Dua Lipa and Idles all picked up awards. Congrats guys!
Roisin Lanigan
10.26.18
Music

jazz, but not as you know it

Across London a new generation of musicians are drawing on broken beat, house and grime to create a sound that reflects the diversity of the capital. We meet the stars of the scene.
Matthew Whitehouse
1.3.18
Music

"save your money, stay fly, wear condoms and keep living life" – playboi carti

Playboi Carti’s self-titled debut mixtape is an escapist ode to living the highlife in the 21st century. Ride the prince of hip-hop’s insouciant new wave.
Matthew Whitehouse
12.1.17
the sounding off issue

giggs is an inspiration for an entire generation of rappers, trappers and drillers

Whether melancholy street anthems or exuberant party starters, Hollowman’s ice-cold flow has taken him from underground hero to undisputed champ of the UK scene.
Hattie Collins
10.27.17
Music

power to the party: meet the people who make afropunk so special

AFROPUNK festival offers a safe place for self-expression and self-celebration. Ahead of its second run in London this weekend, we spoke to AFROPUNK founder Matthew Morgan, and met the people who made the first UK event so memorable.
Lynette Nylander
7.21.17
Music

behind the scenes at wireless: photographer olivia rose goes backstage at north london's wildest weekender

Young Thug and Lil Yachty share a lovely hug and Novelist reflects on life.
i-D Staff
7.18.17
Music

wiley, chip and stefflon don take us backstage at eskimo dance in olivia rose's beautiful short film

Eskimo Dance took Wembley Arena by storm at the weekend, but more importantly it shows how grime overcame Form 696 to become a live musical force.
Hattie Collins
4.11.17
Music

why this is such an exciting time for the afrobeats scene in the uk

Inevitably as the broadsheets finally allow grime a seat at the top table, the streets have started bumping to a whole new sound. Afrobeats stars mix vocals driven by its West African heritage with narratives that are a response to the unpredictability...
Ian McQuaid
3.24.17
Music

jme, chip and lethal b discuss the evolution of grime at d double e’s video shoot

Olivia Rose shoots straight up at D Double’s suited and booted video for How I Like It.
Laura Brosnan
3.10.17
Music

go backstage at skepta’s alexandra palace show

As Apple Music announce their Skepta: Greatness Only documentary, step behind the scenes and into conversation with his friends, family and special guests. Redefining British music, building his legacy... this is greatness.
i-D Staff
12.12.16
Music

grime I rep to the T, 140 I kept to the beat

This Is Grime is the definitive tome on the most exciting musical subculture to emerge from London in the 21st century, Hattie Collins and Olivia Rose reflect on the book’s magical year in the making.
Lynette Nylander
11.7.16
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