808: the beat that changed music
Chronicling the incredible story of the Roland TR-808 drum machine: a small but powerful piece of technology that changed the course of music history forever.
discover unseen images of biggie smalls in dj semtex’s brilliant new book
This coffee table tome reveals iconic rare imagery and examines the art and the artistry of hip-hop culture.
public enemy’s chuck d shares the records that changed his life
The Prophet of Rage has been Fighting The Power for 25 years.
a political history of pop music
Former i-D editor Matthew Collin's new book is an adrenalin-charged trip through some of the cultural flashpoints of the past few decades, from Public Enemy to Pussy Riot, from Berlin’s anarchic techno scene after the fall of the Wall to outlaw sound...
how hip hop got its political voice back
In the wake of the killings of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, hip hop has rediscovered its conscious roots.
dogtown, proto-punk and beastie boys photographer glen e. friedman’s got steeze
Glen E. Friedman held a middle finger up to the establishment with his books Fuck You Heroes and Fuck You Too, and as he opens his first UK exhibition in almost 20 years, we catch up with one of the original pool skaters.