The regeneration game: along with a community of artists, four lads with guitars known as The Illicits are helping reboot their north-west town.
Review: Afroswing is soundtracking yet another UK summer. Despite his distinctive style, MoStack conforms for a winning formula.
Rappers are scoring hits by threatening to link your girl. It’s a form of ridicule with a long history in literature and folklore.
The LA group opened for Styles on his 2017 tour, accidentally gifted him a Mapplethorpe book of nudes, and now they’re back with a head-spinning new single.
Review: From the head-spinning heights of the Champagne Supernova years to the collapse of Beady Eye, As It Was follows the comeback of the decade.
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Apple Music’s tastemaker-in-chief sits down with The Face in Ibiza to share his takes on Tyler, the Creator, Slowthai, Billie Eilish, Kanye and Rosalia.
The Dutch party aficionado gives us the low-down on what makes Amsterdam a special raving destination.
The radically-minded artist has written a eulogy to her former self.
The rapper maintains focus after drugs and death nearly knocked him off course.
Meet the brash four-piece with a glossy image, a killer sense of humour and a bitch-pop sound to match.
Fashion-loving ravers are congregating at the fresh new venue. The Face gets involved.
The London band's singer/guitarist talks through the trios who inspired her.
Review: Three years since the release of his celebratory Konnichiwa album, the platinum-selling MC reignites the energies of Blacklisted for his 2019 LP.
At Grace Wales Bonner’s Devotional Sound event, the New York crowd was bathed in soul-calming vibrations from Harlem’s distinguished sound artist.
Following the first live performance of When I Get Home documented here, Grace speaks to Solange about devotion, the spectrum of research that informs her work, and the voices that have helped her better understand herself.
Since getting kicked out of home in Venezuela, the curator and DJ has made his mark on Boston’s nightlife scene.
A party scene collision of east and west, with members spread out across Hong Kong, Shanghai and London.
An intergenerational set of players and guests grace Flamagra, including Herbie Hancock, Solange Knowles, David Lynch, and Tierra Whack.
The BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ has put together a mix which merges his usual genre favourites; afrobeats to dancehall, and hip-hop covering all angles.
Review: The idiosyncratic rapper’s sixth studio album features Solange and La Roux and taps into a gay relationship – but does it deliver on all accounts?
The police broke it up. The fans styled it out.