hip hop

Lo-fi hip hop beats
MusicInside the calming communities of YouTube’s lo-fi hip hop scene
TRENCH zine
MusicThe independent zine telling the authentic story of UK underground music
Kamasi Washington
MusicKamasi Washington on how South Central shaped his experiential new record
Rico Nasty
MusicThe ‘rude gal’ rappers leading hip hop’s bold new wave
Bohan Phoenix
MusicWhy China has banned hip hop from television
GAI rapper
MusicChina has reportedly banned hip hop from television
Vava - Chinese rap
MusicThe Chinese rap stars about to go global
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MusicMusic producers are saying labels call projects ‘mixtapes’ to not pay them
Cyber - photo by Hrefna Björg Gylfadóttir
MusicMeet the women running Iceland’s rap scene
Ghostnotes lead image
MusicBeautiful photos from two decades of hip hop history
Bbymutha
MusicMeet BbyMutha: the ‘black Marge Simpson’ who can really rap
ASAP Nast
MusicA$AP Nast on fashion, teamwork & doing it for yourself
Keith Ape 1
MusicA rare interview with Korean rap radical Keith Ape
Yungen Converse
MusicThe south London rapper ticking all the boxes
Places+Faces magazine, Dazed
PhotographyExclusive: preview the first Places+Faces magazine
UK drill music
MusicInside UK drill, London’s hyper-local DIY sound
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MusicWatch the trailer for new Tupac biopic, All Eyez on Me
Same Same But Different But Still Same, Cecilia Azcarate
Arts+CultureThe artist making memes from pre-16th century art
BRICK, Edition 03
MusicLil Yachty, Kehlani & Giggs front new edition of BRICK
Shaolin Fantastic
Arts+CultureWatch the stakes skyrocket in latest The Get Down trailer
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MusicSyd talks fame, keeping it real and striking out solo
Ricky Flores on Dazed Digital
PhotographyHow hip hop rose from the ashes of the Bronx
DJ Drama _ OJ Da Juiceman – Orange – Design by Kid
MusicBehind the outrageous cover art of hip hop mixtapes
Kohh
MusicMeet Kohh, Japan’s most enigmatic rap star