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as eskimo dance hits wembley this weekend, we celebrate grime’s most important rave

With Wiley, Ghetts, and Devlin setting the Eskimo Dance stage alight on Saturday, a selection of the scene's key commentators explain the importance and influence of Wiley’s seminal rave.
Hattie Collins
4.7.17
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
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
Music

this is grime: the new book exploring the most urgent british music subculture since punk

OG grime fan and i-D Features Director Hattie Collins teams up with photographer Olivia Rose for the first publication ever to collect an oral and visual history of grime from within the scene itself.
Charlotte Gush
3.23.16