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An interview with Kyoto rapper Daichi Yamamoto

The Japanese-Jamaican artist discusses the BLM movement in Japan and his new EP.
Yuho Nomura
10.6.20
Fashion

KidSuper’s Colm Dillane is Brooklyn’s most enigmatic streetwear designer

The young creative tells us about his first major collaboration with Puma and the importance of community.
David Aaron Brake
8.25.20
Music

A$AP Nast is ready to be your rap superstar

In the new video for “Designer Boi,” Nast returns to his roots and proves he’s destined to become the face of the A$AP family.
Beatrice Hazlehurst
8.6.20
Music

Princess Nokia gets free

With 'Everything is Beautiful' and 'Everything Sucks', the New York rapper continues to defy those who would box them in.
E.R. Pulgar
4.15.20
Photography

These photos explore the origins of trap music in Atlanta

Vincent Desailly captures the birthplace of trap, a subgenre of hip hop whose beats now dominate the music industry, in his powerful new book.
Emma Russell
3.24.20
News

Pop Smoke posthumously earned his first solo spot on the Billboard charts

The late rapper entered the top 50 with his song "Dior".
Douglas Greenwood
2.26.20
News

Could Tupac’s hologram be the new face of Supreme?

Yes, you read that right.
Douglas Greenwood
2.17.20
News

Here’s where you can watch Ava DuVernay's upcoming Nipsey Hussle movie

Just be prepared to wait a while for the documentary.
Douglas Greenwood
2.12.20
Music

Tommy Genesis: "I feel successful because people care about what I do"

Rihanna puts questions to the Canadian alt hip-hop up-and-comer.
i-D Staff
1.20.20
Music

Rico Nasty: "Going into the new year, I hope I’m more grounded”

The rapper tells Rihanna about her plans to shake up the music industry.
i-D Staff
1.20.20
Rihannazine

Young M.A.: “I don't think anything I’ve done was a failure"

The Brooklyn rapper and entrepreneur on fame, fate and feeling that the future would be better with a Rihanna collab.
i-D Staff
1.20.20
Music

Juice WRLD, Lil Peep and XXXTentacion are symbols of a scene that trades off tragedy

After several high-profile deaths, hip-hop culture is in crisis. But these tragedies are part and parcel of a music world that romanticises, and profits from, artistic fatalism and human fallibility.
Thomas Hobbs
12.13.19
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