Harlem

Culture

jordan casteel's harlem portraits shine a magical light on black experience

“My intent is to highlight the magic of our existence as black bodies, and the physical spaces we occupy."
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.23.18
Music

premiere: harlem rapper sheck wes drops a high-energy ode to basketball phenom mo bamba

The buzzed about 19-year-old was exiled to Senegal by his mother. Now he’s back and hanging out with Travis Scott.
Jackson Howard
2.1.18
News

dapper dan is collaborating with gucci (and reopening his harlem atelier)

Turns out Daniel Day and Alessandro Michele are pretty tight.
Hannah Ongley
9.11.17
News

a massive hip-hop museum is coming to harlem next year

Set to be 20 stories tall, the space will honor the groundbreaking genre’s history and most iconic acts.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.12.17
News

keith haring is getting priced out of harlem

Sixteen tenants have been forced to leave a Harlem communal living space that also houses a forgotten Keith Haring mural.
Annie Armstrong
8.3.16
New York

an intimate look at modern-day new york from ari marcopoulos

Make your mark in New York and you're a made man. With this in mind, the inimitable curator of subculture Ari Marcopoulos turns his lens to NYC.
Jeremy Abbott
7.8.16
Fashion

this is new york, straight up

"The biggest issues facing young people? Not enough unity, too much vanity, barely any sanity." We ask what changes New Yorkers would like to see in the world, as Matt Jones shoots the city's inimitable street style.
i-D Staff
6.10.16
News

janet jackson is producing a movie about legendary harlem mobster 'queenie'

Stephanie St. Clair. was also an activist for the black community and one of the first people to call out police brutality.
Hannah Ongley
4.21.16
News

talking politics at the beauty salon

A new exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem explores how women use their hair and nails to assert their identity.
Jessica C. Andrews
3.27.15
Think Pieces

from goddess braids to platinum pixies, we explore today’s harlem beauty renaissance

Harlem’s style legacy didn’t end with the Harlem Renaissance. i-D discovers a new era in the New York neighborhoods beauty that draws from the past and looks toward the future.
Jessica C. Andrews
11.24.14
Music

drag rapper mykki blanco is unbeweavable

i-D meets drag rapper Mykki Blanco in Brooklyn to talk about her first full album and her fabulous wig collection.
Stuart Brumfitt
6.25.14
Mixes

Austin Millz Music To Live The Good Life To

Music To... Live The Good Life To is the brand new sonic experience from Harlem producer Austin Millz. Made exclusively for i-D, Austin takes you on a bass-driven journey, indulging your eardrums with the sounds of both new and unreleased material...
i-D Team
4.28.14
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