Amira Rasool

straight ups

roots picnic attendees on philadelphia’s gentrification

i-D asks the city's residents how they feel about the changes happening in their neighborhoods.
Amira Rasool
6.7.19
Culture

durag fest is an unapologetically black celebration of durags

The event honors the head wrap not just as a grooming accessory, but as a cultural staple.
Amira Rasool
5.28.19
Fashion

what fenty maison means for fashion

Rhianna’s LVMH backed label could bring big change.
Amira Rasool
5.16.19
Fashion

thebe magugu is the lvmh prize finalist prioritising the study of african history

As he's announced as one of eight nominees of this year's LVMH Prize, South African designer Thebe Magugu discusses the importance of celebrating the untold possibilities of African design.
Amira Rasool
4.1.19
Music

understanding solange’s ‘sol-angel and the hadley st. dreams’

In 2008 Solange began taking her career into her own hands, stepping away from the pop sound of her first album, and releasing a more assured, Motown-influenced LP. This set the wheels in motion for a singular, defiant career.
Amira Rasool
3.12.19
Music

solange’s ‘when I get home’ is an explorative album for her by her

The content matter reveals multiple layers of Solange, the woman who prefers her liquor brown, like her skin and her blunts, as well as the woman all wrapped up in romanticism yearning for her lover.
Amira Rasool
3.4.19
Music

taipei's hip-hop scene emerges from the underground

See photos of the young rappers, DJs, and artists, who make up the stylish community in Taiwan.
Amira Rasool
2.27.19
Culture

ashley akunna is centering black millennial voices with talk show 'the grapevine'

Watch the latest episode, 'The Pressure to be Curvy.'
Amira Rasool
2.14.19
straight ups

the best looks from afropunk johannesburg, straight up

See the South African city show off the sartorial juice it's so well known for.
Amira Rasool
1.7.19
Photography

photographer brandon stanciell is dismantling stereotypes of black masculinity

His new series, '37 Niggas,' is a self-exploration into his own blackness.
Amira Rasool
12.21.18
Music

all the best looks from camp flog gnaw

LA-based photographer Lauren Kai finds strong looks and positive vibes at Tyler, the Creator's annual music festival.
Amira Rasool
11.15.18
Photography

the fiercest looks at afropunk atlanta, straight up

At Afropunk Atlanta's 2018 edition, guests expressed self-love and solidarity in bedazzled blue tulle and alien nipple covers.
Amira Rasool
10.22.18
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