M1llionz is putting himself (everywhere) on the map
Ebumnandini are throwing the most stylish parties in South Africa
Rave Report: Across Johannesburg and Cape Town, the collective is building an alternative creative community.
The making of Doechii, rap’s new secret weapon
Having inked a deal with Top Dawg Entertainment – the label that’s released Kendrick Lamar’s albums – and scored co-signs from SZA and Obama, the Florida rapper is demanding attention with her shake-ass-and-cry anthems.
Should fans have the power to change an artist’s lyrics?
Beyoncé and Lizzo are the latest stars to amend their songs following criticism on social media.
Rated by The Face: a weekly playlist
The 1975 do slick disco-pop, Tottenham's drill scene brings out the A-team and Beyoncé merges Break My Soul with Madonna's iconic hit Vogue.
100% DWY: South London’s deep-thinking songwriter
His upcoming R&B-slash-soul mixtape, Self-Contained, ushers in a new era for the musician who’s just found his voice.
Last week’s afterparty with Tems was a madness
We hit up The Luno in Camden’s Koko after Tems’ sold-out gig for an old-school shubz featuring DJ Dippz, Ab Dollars and Ciroc on tap.
100% dreamcastmoe: DC’s soulful legend in the making
Today marks the drop of the musician’s latest mixtape, Sound Is Like Water - Part 1. We caught up with him about the world’s best breakfasts, Jimi Hendrix and why love conquers all.
Monthly mix round-up: Handbag house gems, happy hardcore and nun samples
Chal Ravens’ column collects the best DJ mixes and sets that have dropped in recent weeks.
We warmed up for All Points East with some of our favourite artists
Step inside Desa Potato Head’s Boiler Room takeover
Boiler Room is heading to Bali this weekend for a slamming series of parties. We caught up with resident DJ Dita, who’ll be hosting the event, about lifting the lid on the richness of Indonesian music.
100% ATO: bringing the north to UK rap
Ato Alexander’s upcoming EP, Side B, allows him to reconnect with his Ghanaian roots and captures Black British life beyond the M25. We find out about his love of Leeds United, table tennis tournaments and Kinder Buenos.
How NFTs are liberating music fandom
TokenTraxx and other new platforms are giving artists ownership and fans a closer connection to their idols, all thanks to NFTs. No seriously.
Live music is way too expensive right now
Hyper-inflated prices for gigs seem to be the norm at the moment. So what’s going on, and how can we go back to seeing our faves for less than £50?
99Ginger put on the best parties in Paris
Rave Report: The collective know how to pull off high-energy, multi-genre events.
100% Rose Gray: club-pop’s most enthusiastic new raver
The North Londoner is merging pop with the sounds of the underground. Her biggest influence? Nightlife. A woman after our own heart.
Up close in the madness of Wireless 2022
THE FACE’s photographer spent some time with Knucks, Berwyn, Sainté and AG Club at the UK’s most energetic music festival.
Two Shell are for real
Thanks to their mischievous antics and hyperpop-flavoured techno, the anonymous duo have a strong buzz going in the UK's underground club music scene. During their first ever interview, they insist they're not trolling.
Listen to THE FACE’s Wireless playlist
Brace yourself: the likes of Cardi B, Burna Boy and City Girls are playing this weekend.
Energy! Energy! Reflecting on grime’s legacy with two people who witnessed its birth
Monthly mix roundup: Ecstatic house, spiral-eyed trance and vintage gay porn samples
Chal Ravens’ column collects the best DJ mixes and radio sets that have dropped in recent weeks.
NYC Downlow was an absolute blur
So molten hot some of Roxy Lee’s shots melted into a haze, here’s what went down at Glastonbury festival’s beautifully debauched late night club.
Lagos street pop is still going strong, thanks to Asake
The Nigerian artist is knocking out hit after hit, while staying loyal to the subgenre's proud authenticity.