olivia rose

Music

meet the rising stars behind the next wave of jazz

Across London a new generation of musicians is drawing on broken beat, house, and grime to create a sound that reflects the diversity of the capital. We meet the stars of the scene.
Matthew Whitehouse
1.3.18
Music

a$ap rocky protégé playboy carti is the king of carefree rap

Ride the Jay-Z-approved rapper's insouciant new wave.
Matthew Whitehouse
12.1.17
the sounding off issue

giggs is an inspiration for an entire generation of rappers, trappers and drillers

Whether melancholy street anthems or exuberant party starters, Hollowman’s ice-cold flow has taken him from underground hero to undisputed champ of the UK scene.
Hattie Collins
10.27.17
Music

power to the party: meet the people who make afropunk so special

AFROPUNK festival offers a safe place for self-expression and self-celebration. Ahead of its second run in London this weekend, we spoke to AFROPUNK founder Matthew Morgan, and met the people who made the first UK event so memorable.
Lynette Nylander
7.21.17
Music

behind the scenes at wireless: photographer olivia rose goes backstage at north london's wildest weekender

Young Thug and Lil Yachty share a lovely hug and Novelist reflects on life.
i-D Staff
7.18.17
Music

why this is such an exciting time for the afrobeats scene

London has started bumping to a whole new sound. Afrobeats stars mix melodies driven by West African heritage with rap vocals and R&B beats. These are the dance jams of now.
Ian McQuaid
3.24.17
Photography

olivia rose's year in photos

The most exciting photographers of 2016 share glimpses of their year in images.
i-D Staff
12.14.16
Music

go backstage at skepta’s alexandra palace show in london

As Apple Music announce its 'Skepta: Greatness Only' documentary, step behind the scenes and into conversation with his friends, family, and special guests. Redefining British music, building his legacy — this is greatness.
i-D Staff
12.13.16
Music

grime i rep to the t, 140 i kept to the beat

'This Is Grime' is the definitive tome on the most exciting musical subculture to emerge from London in the 21st century. Hattie Collins and Olivia Rose reflect on the book’s magical year in the making.
Lynette Nylander
11.7.16
News

nice and sleazy: exclusive images from an archive of iconic punk t-shirts

i-D contributor Olivia Rose shoots London models and musicians in Strut London's enviable collection of punk and post-punk T-shirts to accompany an exhibition of the originals.
Charlotte Gush
10.27.16
Music

get to know the unsung female heroes of grime

Though it’s often men who claim the shine and reap the rewards, there are many incredible women in and around grime who have been integral in helping to shape the genre and its surrounding culture. i-D Features Director Hattie Collins talks us through...
9.9.16
Photography

photographer olivia rose on her strange obsessions and drake selfies

Who run the world? As our latest issue places a female lens over the world, we find out more about the female photographers making waves in the fashion industry and beyond. Here are 10 things you need to know about i-D's partner in grime, Olivia Rose.
Lula Ososki
8.22.16
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