After going viral with political lyrics and claims that he’s a Premier League player, Dide has football and rap fans speculating on his real identity. In his first ever interview, he tells THE FACE about the motivation behind the mask.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Amaarae, Skiifall, Yeat and Snow Strippers.
After rising up the ranks of the UK club circuit with hyper-emotional anthems, the Welsh brothers are having a crack at international stardom. THE FACE finds them enjoying piña coladas at Coachella and DJing in a Bristol roundabout.
Fred Durst’s in an A24 movie, Deftones have done a Heaven collab and a new wave of bands have revived the muscular, moshpit-opening guitar sound. So why was the genre out of fashion for so long?
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Jim Legxacy, Avalon Emerson, Louis Culture and Kalabash.
After hosting talks for Boiler Room x Ballantine's True Music Studios in Soweto, Mfula explains the sgija sound and bacardi revival. Like amapiano? Love this.
Skepta and Jammer on their new house label Más Tiempo: “This is something we were always capable of”
The grime legends talk Ibiza, their early DJing years and the future of Boy Better Know.
After hosting workshops for aspiring club architects across the globe, the crew’s founder John Leo Gillen has made a book that celebrates the short lives of iconic nightlife hubs.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Nines, Bree Runway, Beabadoobee and Bar Italia.
Centred at The White Hotel in Salford, the events series has built a community of musicians and artists inspired by pagan practices and radical philosophy.
THE FACE met with the fashion figure and GUESS USA ambassador at the California festival to chat about all things music.
100%: The sibling duo on weird DMs, jazz and, er, Gotye.
A report from weekend one of Coachella.
Formed in the late ‘90s from the ashes of Kathleen Hanna’s riot grrrl band Bikini Kill, the reunited trio are now enjoying TikTok virality and credit for pioneering the so-called “indie sleaze” aesthetic.
Last year, Peacock went viral after being filmed dancing in Fabric by a homophobic clubber. Now, he’s the star of the video for The Blessed Madonna’s single We Still Believe.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Aminé and Kaytranada, Bambii and Lil Yachty.
100%: The West London musician opens up about her intoxicating new EP, collaborating with Mura Masa and the importance of proper self-care.
Author and pop journo Michael Cragg joins us to discuss the biggest hits and misses from 1996-2006.
Celebrating London’s biggest night with an exclusive playlist and a FACE archive special. Your pre-bank holiday dancefloor mash-up awaits…
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Mac Wetha, Overmono, Boygenius and Tyler, the Creator.
100%: With just one EP under his belt, the West London rapper has already toured with Knucks and sold out a headline show. Here’s what he gets up to in his spare time.
London queer nightlife legend Mya Mehmi shouts out the trailblazers who’ve inspired her.
This week we discuss Lana Del Rey, Boys a Liar pt 2 and the rockstar reinventions of slowthai, 100 gecs and Lil Yachty.
Michael Cragg’s exhaustive new book celebrates the highlights and catfights of pop music between 1996 and 2006. Go on, stick on Girls Aloud.