we are afropunk: what the festival means to the people behind it

This weekend, AFROPUNK will land in London for the first time. We speak to those in the know - from NTS' AG THE DJ to founder Matthew Morgan - to talk their favourite memories of the festival and why it is so important in 2016.
i-D Team

premiere: tayá x sango, fingerprints

Soulful Scouse songstress Taya has teamed up with Soulection soundboy Sango to deliver this seductive nu wave r&b delight.
i-D Staff

sango is the soundsmith injecting major emotion into hip hop

Currently on his European tour, Soulection familia Sango chops it up about his deep interest in slang, his love for grime, and what to expect from upcoming album, In The Comfort Of.
Nardene Scott

fwdslxsh: music to... drift to

Time to embark on a journey. Fwdslxsh (pronounced Forward Slash) is the London based producer whose sultry, futuristic R&B and hip hop edits and instrumentals have earned him big respect worldwide, racking up millions of plays on SoundCloud. A member...
James Hutchins
music interviews

introducing soulection: the label that's bigger than the sum of its parts

To celebrate the release of our exclusive mix from Soulection’s Andre Power, Clare Considine chats to the label founders.
Clare Considine

soulection: music to... all of you, from me, with love

Founded in 2011, Soulection set out to carve their own place in the music industry with The Sound of Tomorrow... “We’re gonna try to make Soulection an official genre,” explains Joe Kay, co-founder of the LA-based beats collective. Like hip hop, alt...
James Hutchins

Hannah Faith: Music To... Chill In The Sun To

Hannah Faith is the first London DJ to represent the super smooth sounds of Soulection. Delving deep into the mix with 40 minutes sweet selection, this is Hannah Faith. This one's a jam.
i-D Team