an unashamedly gay anti v-day pop bop from olly alexander and mnek

Watch the video for their flamenco-inspired, harmony-laden musical love child ‘Valentino’ here.
Frankie Dunn

premiere: mnek, at night (i think about you) [blonde remix]

Press play on the track that’ll be running around your head at 3 o’clock in the morning.
Matthew Whitehouse

mnek wants to be a role model for gay black youth

"If anyone can see themselves in me that’s fucking great," the 21-year-old Beyoncé collaborator said. "That means I am making someone feel good about themselves.”
Hannah Ongley

secaina hudson can do the worm

She started producing at the age of 14 and now, at 23, is producing and writing for both herself and the likes of MNEK, A*M*E and Vic Mensa. A powerful emerging female force in the production game, get to know the young Londoner as she carves her path...
i-D Staff
Think Pieces

the class of 2014 answers: what does success mean to you?

If success is not the key to happiness then happiness must be the key to success. We caught up with today's brightest young things to find out what success means to them. Introducing the Class of 2014, they’re mother.fucking.awesome.
Tish Weinstock
Think Pieces

the class of 2014 answers: how would you describe your generation?

Boasting the confidence and coolness of youth, today's brightest young things invited i-D into their backyards and bathtubs to talk candidly about their generation. Introducing the Class of 2014, they’re mother.fucking.awesome.
i-D Team

Premiere: MNEK, The Mixtape Noun

MNEK is a kid of the 90's. Growing up on a healthy dose of classic hip-hop, R&B, soul and new jack swing, MNEK shares a mixtape containing just that (as well as some exclusive MNEK re-edits). As he prepares to drop the infectious Every Little Word on...
i-D Team

i-D april mixtape 2014

From Bicep to Banks, from Lone to Ludacris let i-D's April Mixtape cater to your musical needs. Why would you look anywhere else? Press play!
i-D Team

gorgon, the mythical city of house music

They made their mark with the Yasmin featuring Real, but it’s last month’s single with teen pop wunderkind MNEK that saw the pair topple the charts with Ready For Your Love. Known originally as individual DJ’s and producers, Foamo and RackNRuin came...
Hattie Collins

tanika, the new aaliyah

At 24 years old, this Brixton born singer is one of our favourite finds of the year. Seeing her onstage with Naughty Boy in Brixton (she features on his album cover of Daft Punk’s Get Lucky) is like watching a young Aaliyah; tall, lithe and with a...
Hattie Collins

Premiere: Gorgon City, Ready For Your Love Ft. MNEK (CLOSE Remix)

Proclaimed Zane Lowe's Hottest Record In The World, Ready For Your Love has been reworked by CLOSE with banging results. With vocals provided by co-writer and man of the moment MNEK, Gorgon City's latest single takes a new, bass-heavy and atmospheric...
i-D Team