how slowthai became britain’s most subversive crossover act
With the mood of the nation permeating his upcoming full length debut, What’s So Great About Britain? Slowthai proves himself as an artist both of his time and for his time.
photographer gunner stahl hosts his first concert in la
He tells i-D about curating his ideal lineup for Red Bull Music Festival and shares his favorite photos, including portraits of Tyler, The Creator and The Weeknd.
taipei's hip-hop scene emerges from the underground
See photos of the young rappers, DJs, and artists, who make up the stylish community in Taiwan.
Tijuana: A Mexican Dream
meet muxxxe, the third gender rapper from the streets of tijuana
The faceless artist makes thumping reggaeton, and has a reputation for performing live shows in the middle of the traffic jam at the Mexico-US border.
offset wants to control his narrative
The rapper tells i-D about flow, focus, and why he won't tell anyone the name of his album.
elle teresa is redefining what it means to be a female rapper in japan
Using her femininity as a weapon, she's bringing a fresh perspective to a male-dominated world.
rapper rico nasty is the invincible role model she never had
"Some days I wake up and want to fucking die, but if you want to get your prophecy, you have to work for it."
xiuhtezcatl dropped the perfect soundtrack for indigenous peoples' day
The young activist/rapper discusses his debut album, 'Break Free' — and how he got Shailene Woodley to sing on it.
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.
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.
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.
bali baby makes cathartic emo rap about queer heartbreak
Ahead of her Red Bull Music Festival performance in NYC tonight, the 20-year-old Atlanta rapper talks switching gears on debut album 'Baylor Swift.'