On the Rise

Kidä
MusicTrip out to Kidä’s stylish pop music, inspired by 70s Italian film scores
KAM-BU
MusicGet to know KAM-BU, the rebel rapper championing migrant stories
Nadiah Adu-Gyamfi AKA NULA
MusicNULA’s slinky R&B soundtracks future worlds where we can touch again
LOSHH, Udoma Janssen
MusicLoshh’s music reminds marginalised people of the power of joy and spirit
Issey Cross
MusicIssey Cross makes tantalising, technicolour pop music that has your back
Teezo Touchdown the Texan rapper destined for greatness
MusicTeezo Touchdown: the Texan rapper scoring big with pop punk and trap sounds
Freja Wesik Gudfreja Queer DIY Craft collection
FashionThe DIY couturier crafting candy-coloured corsets with washboard abs
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MusicBlackhaine is the primal dancer making drill in Manchester
Meet HIRA, a shining light of The Paul Institute
MusicMeet HIRA, the Paul Institute artist making future-nostalgic pop
Photography by Dewey
MusicDewey makes dream-pop on the cusp of fantasy and reality
Master Peace
MusicMaster Peace is not following the crowd
Christian Alexander
MusicChristian Alexander is a tender bedroom songwriter who’s slowly growing up
Lous and The Yakuza
MusicThe majesty and tragedy of Lous and The Yakuza’s music
Keyah Blu
MusicKEYAH/BLU makes raw and real rap music with an unmistakable voice
Emma-Jean Thackray
MusicEmma-Jean Thackray makes music to move the body, mind, and soul
Bárbara Sánchez-Kane Mexican fashion gender fluid
FashionSánchez-Kane is the Mexican label exploring sex, masculinity, and machismo
Fireboy DML
MusicMeet Fireboy DML, the rising Nigerian star of ‘Afro-life’ music
Planet 1999
MusicInside the orbit of Planet 1999, the first band signed to PC Music
Danni Harris Human Animal fashion collection Saint Martins
FashionThe subversive designer morphing humans into wolves, dolphins, and swans
PVA
MusicMeet PVA, the genre-hopping dance band turning heads with their live shows
Electronic artist SASSY 009
MusicThe rebirth of electronic artist SASSY 009
M.T. Hadley
MusicM.T. Hadley writes beautiful ballads about all things glum
Yeule
MusicCyber-pop artist yeule is bridging the void between digital and IRL
Wilson Yip Hong Kong Young Designers Contest 2019
FashionThree emerging Hong Kong designers who should be on your radar