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wiki speaks! the nyc hometown hero on his debut solo album

Wiki established himself as one of New York rap’s most potent poets while he was still in high school. Five years later, he returns with a record about growing up and going out.
Emily Manning
8.29.17
Music

king krule’s in-flight movie and the other new music vids you need to watch

Ratking’s Wiki runs for Mayor of NYC, LA artist Phoebe Bridgers gives us emotional motion sickness, and London band The Big Moon take down Marika Hackman with a fidget spinner in new video for Pull The Other One.
Frankie Dunn
8.25.17
Music

ruff sqwad reunite for tim and barry’s just jam

Legendary documentarians curate night in Brixton
Hattie Collins
4.5.16
Music

​listen to wiki's debut record, featuring skepta, micachu, madlib and more

Ratking fans rejoice -- Wiki has dropped the debut solo project he announced last week and it doesn't disappoint.
Ryan White
12.8.15
News

ratking take a pretty picture with adidas originals

Acclaimed photographer Ari Marcopoulos gets down with the 'King for adidas Originals by NIGO
Fin Murphy
11.20.14
Music

princess nokia, 22nd century NYC hood girl

You may have known her as rapper Wavy Spice, who released Bitch I’m Posh and featured on Ratking’s record, but now Destiny Frasqueri - the 22-year-old New Yorker behind it all – has dropped that moniker and become Princess Nokia, a cyberpunk hood girl...
Stuart Brumfitt
7.3.14
Music

salomon faye is hip hop's new basquiat

Ratking's So it Goes has been a breakout success for the New Yorkers, but they're still firmly rooted in the streets they share with album guest star Salomon Faye. Living on free meals from friends in a squat, we discuss sex, mediation and ambition.
Stuart Brumfitt
6.11.14
Music

the so sick story of harlem hip hop group ratking

Ratking make music that sounds like it’s spent the weekend traversing opposing coordinates of the Brooklyn-Queens metro-line, drinking cold 40s, and getting adequately blunted at squat parties that could’ve come imported direct from a Harmony Korine...
i-D Team
3.26.14
Music

Ratking: In The Mix

Ratking make music that sounds like it’s spent the weekend traversing opposing coordinates of the Brooklyn-Queens metro-line, drinking cold 40s, and getting adequately blunted at squat parties that could’ve come imported direct from a Harmony Korine...
i-D Team
3.26.14