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why the uk's rap scene is world-leading

To accompany i-D's cover story with Dave, Alasdair McLellan shoots four of the most exciting, incendiary, and inventive new rappers right now.
Hattie Collins
Matthew Whitehouse
4.17.18
Culture

this 16-year-old is rapping on the streets of tel aviv

Photographer Dudi Hasson discovered Shay Litman rapping on the street and knew right away he wanted to capture his precious talent.
Clementine de Pressigny
4.16.18
News

tyler, the creator just free-styled over an old drake track

The notoriously low-voiced rapper just released a new high-pitched freestyle over a Drake beat. <3
Georgie Wright
4.12.18
Music

thouxanbandfauni wants to be the michael jackson of rap

As Fauni shares the video for his track 'First Time,' the emerging Atlanta rapper talks symbolism, claymation, and making it in America.
Safra Ducreay
4.6.18
Music

rejjie snow on the films (and irish funk songs) that inspire his cross-continental sound

After years of anticipation, the Irish rapper’s debut album ‘Dear Annie’ arrives today.
Emily Manning
2.16.18
Music

premiere: harlem rapper sheck wes drops a high-energy ode to basketball phenom mo bamba

The buzzed about 19-year-old was exiled to Senegal by his mother. Now he’s back and hanging out with Travis Scott.
Jackson Howard
2.1.18
Music

gaddafi gals is the only german rap trio you need in 2018

We premiere the group's video for 'The Death of Papi,' shot on a former soviet training ground in East Germany.
Nick Fulton
1.18.18
Music

10 female rappers you need to listen to right now

From City Girls to Cupcakke, here are the women of rhyme you need to know in 2018.
Hattie Collins
1.15.18
Music

cupcakke is the sex-positive feminist rap needs

The Chicago rapper's breakout hit was called "Vagina," but she's secretly an introvert.
Alexandra Weiss
12.18.17
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
News

watch millie bobby brown rap the plot of "stranger things" season 1

“Let’s go back to Indiana, circa 1983 / Just four boys in the basement, chillin’ playin’ D&D."
Hannah Ongley
11.1.17
Music

6lack: the next 6ig thing

6lack's heartbroken hip hop really, truly slaps.
Isabelle Hellyer
Issy Beech
10.26.17
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