Detroit

Music

yoshi flower's 'american raver' is the pledge of allegiance gone goth

The Detroit-raised artist talks Lana Del Rey, the Republican Party, and the nostalgic value of Ford Motors.
Nick Fulton
10.12.18
Photography

photographer bolade banjo captures a different side to detroit

"They think Brighter than you Shine" is a visual journey of a city whose world-changing creativity is often ignored.
Bojana Kozarevic
10.3.17
Culture

john boyega draws parallels between racism in America and the UK

As Kathryn Bigelow’s "Detroit" lands in theaters, John Boyega discusses his approach to acting and why he has no time for clickbait political commentary.
Joseph Walsh
8.22.17
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the 10 best films to see in the rest of 2017

Including plots on the 1967 Detroit riots, an aspiring kid rapper, and depicting a teenager's first queer romance, the best has yet to come this year.
Colin Crummy
8.9.17
News

watch the trailer for kathryn bigelow’s astonishingly relevant ‘detroit’

The August 4 premiere marks the 50th anniversary of the Detroit riots.
Jo Rosenthal
4.12.17
Music

how erykah badu is helping fight sexual assault in detroit

After dedicating proceeds from her Detroit show’s ticket sales to fund rape kit tests, the neo-soul singer has pledged that all her future concerts will benefit the initiative, too.
Emily Manning
8.15.16
Culture

the photographer celebrating detroit’s rebirth

Photographer Ben Burgess is trying to change the way the world sees Detroit, while navigating the tricky task of presenting a community he doesn't actually belong to.
Kasumi Borczyk
7.1.16
Music

detroit’s techno culture is getting a museum exhibition in london

'Detroit: Techno City' charts the genre's timeline through the 70s, 80s, and early 90s.
Hannah Ongley
6.8.16
Music

zelooperz, the björk-loving rapper redefining detroit's sound

Get to know the Danny Brown disciple taking cues from punk rock, abstract art, and the Icelandic mother of electronica.
Emily Manning
1.26.16
Culture

this visionary poet won a free house in detroit

A year after winning a free house, forever, through Detroit’s 'Write A House' program, poet Casey Rocheteau reflects on how her life has changed.
Nicole Disser
1.12.16
Detroit

new york, i love you, but it’s time to move to detroit

Is Detroit really the creative paradise you’ve heard it is? Can you truly live in a mansion for less rent than a shoebox-sized Brooklyn studio? One ex-New Yorker makes her case for Motor City.
Giuseppa Nadrowski
8.24.15
Think Pieces

what london's hipster enclaves can learn from detroit

The Motor City is on the rise; after decades of urban decay, falling population and bankruptcy, Detroit is slowly getting back on its feet with a wave of DIY entrepreneurial assault. But what can London's creative culture learn from this? i-D...
Faris Mustafa
11.27.14