Aitch’s DJ guides us through the NQ roster on THE FACE’s cover.
The legendary Happy Mondays singer, 55, on Manchester, Madchester and digging the city’s new breed of talent (Andy Burnham included).
Set up by 24-year-old mogul Michael Adex – and fuelled by the success of chart-busting rapper Aitch – talent and entertainment company, NQ, embodies the same Mancunian spirit that’s been pulsing through the city since Factory Records.
The rapper’s arrest has provoked civil unrest across the country.
Featuring Teni’s vibrant style, Joeboy’s lovestruck lyricism and Yung L’s politically potent afro-dancehall.
The LA-via-London producer reveals how a depressive episode, like-minded musicians and an ominous tarot card inspired his EP, Like a Good Old Friend.
The Georgian musician shouts out the fashion designers, painters and producers in her network.
Headie One and Burna Boy go pop punk, Dua Lipa drops bonus bangers and slowthai gets vexed.
The Berlin-via-Toronto artist taps into the emotional palette of HBO's Industry, blending chill-out tunes with remixes of Madonna and Depeche Mode.
Watch Philly, premiering exclusively on THE FACE and teeing up the release of the London soul singer’s new seven-track EP. “I wanted to make sure there was some light coming in,” she says, “especially now.”
Once the R&B singer stopped caring about what people think, more success came knocking at the door.
Featuring Cardi B’s post-WAP banger, Joeboy’s heartfelt Afropop and the anxious energy of Black Country, New Road.
The LA-via-London creative has already made a name for herself in fashion and as a fine artist. Now, following Prince’s advice, her free-spirited music career is blossoming.
The 22-year-old is gathering millions of streams with every track he drops.
Listen to an MF Doom tribute plus ballroom, breaks and icy electro from the Twin Peaks town.
Some of the key tracks by the late, great pop experimentalist.
Following the phenomenal success of Beyoncé’s Black Is King last July, the Dutch director has joined forces with twigs, Headie One and Fred Again.. creating a poignant short for their latest track.
Featuring a sultry song from Deb Never, Billie Eilish and Rosalía’s moody duet and fresh-sounding jungle from Tim Reaper and Special Request.
The indie-pop singer/songwriter and self-proclaimed Belieber is emulating the career of Justin with his YouTube covers. With his latest release, Take It Back, he is poised to disrupt pop even further.
Selena sings in Spanish, Central Cee turns down six figures and Ashnikko summons the spirit of Kelis.
A community of artists in the city of Kumasi have put their own spin on the hard-hitting rap sound, winning praise from Stormzy and Virgil Abloh.
Headie One’s close collaborator talks Twitter, artistic confidence and dinner in The Shard.
slowhthai and A$AP Rocky bounce off the walls, Saweetie and Doja Cat become best mates and Virgil takes on experimental production with serpentwithfeet.