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hak on life after ratking and his sweaty new solo album

The Harlem-based artist discusses his sun-drenched solo debut, 'June,' as it drops today, on the summer solstice.
Kristin Huggins
6.21.16
Music

wiki speaks! ​listen to the ratking rapper's debut record

Wiki has dropped the debut full length solo project he announced last week. Featuring bars from Skepta and Madlib, it doesn't disappoint.
Ryan White
12.8.15
News

5 things to do in l.a. this week: from a mosh pit to a car-less utopia

Here are our top five picks of what you need to see, hear and do in L.A. this week.
Jane Helpern
3.16.15
News

ratking take a pretty picture with adidas originals

Acclaimed photographer Ari Marcopoulos gets down with the 'King for adidas Originals by NIGO
Fin Murphy
11.20.14
Music

princess nokia, 22nd century NYC hood girl

You may have known her as rapper Wavy Spice, who released Bitch I’m Posh and featured on Ratking’s record, but now Destiny Frasqueri - the 22-year-old New Yorker behind it all – has dropped that moniker and become Princess Nokia, a cyberpunk hood girl...
Stuart Brumfitt
7.3.14
Music

salomon faye is hip hop's new basquiat

Ratking's So it Goes has been a breakout success for the New Yorkers, but they're still firmly rooted in the streets they share with album guest star Salomon Faye. Living on free meals from friends in a squat, we discuss sex, mediation and ambition.
Stuart Brumfitt
6.11.14
Music

the so sick story of harlem hip hop group ratking

Ratking make music that sounds like it’s spent the weekend traversing opposing coordinates of the Brooklyn-Queens metro-line, drinking cold 40s, and getting adequately blunted at squat parties that could’ve come imported direct from a Harmony Korine...
i-D Team
3.26.14
Music

Ratking: In The Mix

Ratking make music that sounds like it’s spent the weekend traversing opposing coordinates of the Brooklyn-Queens metro-line, drinking cold 40s, and getting adequately blunted at squat parties that could’ve come imported direct from a Harmony Korine...
i-D Team
3.26.14