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Music

back to the east end with kano

The grime great's new record 'Made in the Manor' is an ode to Mission FM and Moschino, Yankee’s Chicken, PG Tips, Zippy and Bungle and Super Cat, Wagon Wheels and free school dinners.
Hattie Collins
4.6.16
Music

this is grime: the new book exploring the most urgent british music subculture since punk

OG grime fan and i-D Features Director Hattie Collins teams up with photographer Olivia Rose for the first publication ever to collect an oral and visual history of grime from within the scene itself.
Charlotte Gush
3.23.16
Music

i-DJ: howie lee on china's emerging edm scene

Get down and dirty with the freshest sounds of China’s electronic scene, thanks to an exclusive i-DJ mix from Beijing’s Howie Lee.
Hattie Collins
12.21.15
Music

fetty wap: catching up with the king of trap

In a candid interview, we find out what makes Fetty Wap, Fetty Wap.
Hattie Collins
11.18.15
Willow Smith

willow smith: fluorescent adolescent

Willow Smith inhabits a world fueled by an imagination and inquisitiveness that extend far beyond her 14 years on Planet Earth. She’s one of the most interesting young minds making music today.
Hattie Collins
8.7.15
Music

seven minutes at sxsw with migos

We catch up with the Versace trio at SXSW as they prepare to release their debut album.
Hattie Collins
3.20.15
Music

k stewart is our generation's very own mariah carey

She's lent her voice to Oliver Helden's 'Last All Night' and TCTS's 'Games,' but it's 19 year-old West Londoner Kate Stewart's own music that really makes us swoon. Working with Bondax, Karma Kid and MNEK, the Maida Vale singer is channeling some...
Hattie Collins
3.12.15
Music

novelist is the future of grime

The XL signed, Mumdance collaborating, Lewisham repping rapper is going to take 2015 by storm.
Hattie Collins
3.11.15
Music

where do you know me from? stormzy on giggs, grime and german whips

Rising rap star Stormzy just dropped a brand new video for his new track, 'Where Do you Know Me From.' Shot in one take on the streets of his South London home and featuring his mum, we’re not sure we could love a DIY video more. We catch up with the...
Hattie Collins
2.23.15
Music

lose yourself in the sound of corbin

Over the last year, a teenager initially known as Spooky Black, now going by his real name – the mononymous ‘Corbin’ – has entranced the internet – and DJ Khaled – with his cerebral paeans. Over two EP’s, Black Silk and Leaving, and a self-titled album...
Hattie Collins
2.10.15
Interview

​bold, brave and beautiful; mary j blige is back and as brilliant as ever.

With her new album, London Sessions, out today, we chat the Queen of Hip Hop about being hurt and getting back up again.
Hattie Collins
12.2.14
Music

2, 4, 6, 8... we appreciate raury!

Raury's short but perfectly formed debut ‘Indigo Child’ is everything you’ve ever heard, and nothing you’ve ever heard. We give Raury the 2,4,6,8 treatment to find out all we need to know before he blows…
Hattie Collins
11.4.14
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