meet the next wave of DJs shaking up chicago's storied music scene
i-D talked to the DJs breaking down barriers in the industry, normalizing gender equality, and asserting their presence in shaping Chicago’s DJ culture.
mister wallace is the ‘cool mom’ of queer hip-hop in chicago
On their debut album, COOL MOM, Mister Wallace bridges the gap between their biological family and their chosen family.
watch the first trailer for lena waithe's chicago coming-of-age series
The "Master of None" Emmy-winner returns to her South Side hometown for "The Chi."
watch charli xcx and halsey nail 'wannabe' by the spice girls
Slam your body down and wind it all around!
eight chicago couples talk connection and creativity
The Windy City's lovers, best friends, siblings, roommates, collaborators, and dance partners shed some light on love and life this Valentine's Day.
pink floyd's pigs may fly at chicago's trump tower
‘One pig for each of the four years the world will need to endure the Trump presidency.’
meet chicago's cool kids, straight up!
Birthplace to some of the world's most influential music movements and artists, photographer Lillie Eeiger hits Chicago to capture its street style and find out what's inspiring the young, bright things that make Chi-Town so exciting.
how pusha t is helping change public school arts education
We traveled to Chicago with the rap legend and G.O.O.D. Music President as he takes on a brand new role: mentoring music students in under-funded public schools about making a career in the industry.
how chicago's black youth inspired an unreleased david bowie album
Bowie named the scrapped project after a little-known South Side subculture.
chance the rapper is giving chicago a brand new blockbuster music festival
You might love your city, but you probably don't love it quite like Chance the Rapper loves his.
i-DJ: savile and steve mizek
The Smart Bar residents go into the mix for i-D.
meet saba, chicago's newest creative force
The Chi-town polymath is our favorite new discovery, so get to know him as we premiere his new track, 'World In My Hands.'