Rich Brian Is Trying To Be Famous-Famous
The 18-year-old rapper, Rich Brian, talks changing his name, working with Pharrell, and not knowing anything about fashion.
Wiz Khalifa Still Takes Himself Very Seriously
Wiz Khalifa is older, wiser, practicing Muay Thai and dropping a new album, Rolling Papers 2.
Produced by BlocBoy
MRapper/producer BlocBoy JB is taking his Memphis twang and a signature dance worldwide.
Zaytoven’s Museum Music
The Atlanta-based producer is one of contemporary rap’s most important figures—period.
Beach House Are Still Evolving
On their seventh full-length release, the dreamy rock duo are adding some scuzz and aggression to their mix.
The Stateless Moses Sumney
The esoteric musician on the importance of not dictating meaning and the complexity of playing Coachella.
There’s No Place Like HAIM
Erika Houle catches up with the sibling trio as they prepare for their Sister Sister Sister Tour.
Introducing Arca’s Tormenta
For the inauguration of the new, David Chipperfield-designed SSENSE flagship, the experimental singer/producer and visual artist Carlos Sàez devised a visceral, psychic trip.
Casey Spooner: An American in Paris
Casey Spooner, one half of Electronic duo Fischerspooner, talks to SSENSE about life in Paris and the perils of the music industry.
20/20 with Rejjie Snow
After dropping his first album, the 24-year-old musician reflects on his rise from a small town in Ireland to touring with Madonna.
Pop Identity With Charli XCX
Molly Lambert speaks with Charli XCX on what goes into building a perfect pop hit.
Turnstile Is the Real Thing
Turnstile’s Brendan Yates & Franz Lyons paint a picture of how a bunch of friends from Baltimore—“except Franz, who is from Ohio”—transcend 'Time & Space.'
The Secret to Being Kodie Shane
The Atlanta born musician is honing her craft and facing her pop star fantasies.
Enter the Brockhampton Dream Factory
The 14-person boyband dropped three album last year, but they really want to be an ad agency.
SAVAGE, SAVAGE, SAVAGE, SAVAGE, 21 SAVAGE
SSENSE flies to Atlanta to interview 21 Savage and talk lyricism, money, and real estate.