Hip-Hop

Fashion

why hip-hop loves craig green

When hip-hop, a genre still beholden to binary ideas of masculinity and heteronormativity, begins to embrace fashion that is a little more gentle, a little more tear-inducing, there's change afoot.
Ryan White
8.20.18
Music

photographing nyc's young latinx rap community

Stephen Velastegui captures hip-hop artists from Brooklyn to The Bronx, and asks how heritage shapes their sounds.
i-D Staff
8.14.18
Music

nicki minaj may still be the queen, but is her crown beginning to slip?

Her much anticipated album 'Queen' is here, but Nicki Minaj’s dominance as the top female rapper is in a precarious place.
Alim Kheraj
8.13.18
Music

nnamdi ogbonnaya's cerebral hip hop is the sound of the summer

Catching up with the multi-hyphenate artist with atomic stage energy.
Maggie Lange
7.20.18
Music

meet the key players in cape town’s hip-hop scene

South African photographer Imraan Christian turns his lens on local musicians.
Russell Dean Stone
1.16.18
Music

6lack: the next 6ig thing

6lack's heartbroken hip hop really, truly slaps.
Isabelle Hellyer
Issy Beech
10.26.17
Music

how rapper aminé captured malia obama's heart, and yours

We join the rising rapper for the most important meal of the day.
Emily Manning
9.8.17
Music

vic mensa, hip-hop's ultra-creative rare bird, returns

The Full Moon Festival headliner tells us what’s written in the stars on his long-awaited debut album.
Emily Manning
7.11.17
Music

premiere: seattle rapper donormaal will bewitch you with her new album

The Seattle upstart raps about depression, capitalism, and My Little Pony.
Jackson Howard
7.11.17
Hip-Hop

the fierce return of the sculptural, political flattop

A brief history of one of hip-hop's most influential hairstyles.
Antwaun Sargent
6.23.17
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
Culture

coming to terms with miley cyrus's contradictory hip-hop comments

The singer says she now gravitates towards "uplifting" rap music.
André-Naquian Wheeler
5.8.17