K-Pop

News

bts got the dior treatment courtesy of kim jones

The K-pop boy band will debut some retro-futuristic looks on their third world tour 'Love Yourself: Speak Yourself.'
Nicole DeMarco
5.2.19
Music

how holland is normalising queer representation in k-pop

Following the release of his first mixtape, we catch up with Holland to discuss the next steps in his career.
L. Singh
5.1.19
Music

sunmi is carving out her own space in k-pop

Since going solo in 2017, the Korean star's music has been characterized by clever wordplay, endearing theatricality, and emotions laid bare.
Lavanya Singh
4.4.19
News

bts launch the trailer for their new album 'map of the soul: persona'

RM confronts his demons in 'Persona,' the first single from the record.
Cheryl Santos
3.27.19
Music

k-pop’s red velvet discuss their evolution, public scrutiny and secret dreams

As they lead the way for South Korean girlbands with a US tour, we catch up with Irene, Wendy, Yeri, Joy and Seulgi.
Taylor Glasby
1.31.19
Music

everything that happened to k-pop in 2018

2018's K-Pop felt marked by external ambition but also the desire and need for internal change.
Taylor Glasby
12.17.18
Music

what's it like being an openly gay k-pop artist?

Holland's message couldn't have come at a better moment.
i-D Team
12.11.18
Culture

seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble

How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
Mitch Parker
12.5.18
News

why bts was banned from japanese tv

The K-pop group’s performance was cancelled over a controversial t-shirt.
Nicole DeMarco
11.9.18
Music

cifika is the next chapter in korean electronic music

Seoul's CIFIKA talks K-pop, Boston Dynamics, and her desire to be a future person.
Lavanya Singh
10.24.18
Music

dpr live is the most creative rapper in south korea

i-D talks to the rising artist before his first-ever US tour with the DPR Crew.
Cheryl Santos
9.18.18
Music

bts, psy, and the future of k-pop crossovers

K-pop boy band BTS just broke Taylor Swift's record for the most-viewed music video in 24 hours. What does streaming history suggest happens next?
Jeff Benjamin
8.31.18
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