Jeshi: “I hate the term conscious rap”

The east London rapper talks austerity in London and his debut album Universal Credit. Jeshi stars in Issue 132’s Aesthetic feature

LYZZA’s love for textured fabrics mirrors her experimental style

Talking moods, style and sound with the Brazilian-born, Amsterdam-based artist and producer. Lyzza is the star of Issue 133’s Aesthetic feature

MIKE is striving for sincerity

We meet the Brooklyn rapper for Issue 128’s Aesthetic feature

Skiifall is expanding his vision

With big name co-signs and even bigger goals, Montreal’s Skiifall is uncovering his potential one project at a time. For Issue 127’s Aesthetic feature, he discusses UK connections, his multistranded approach and dream pop collaborations

POiSON ANNA is finding the most extreme version of herself through sound

The London born-and-raised musician talks self-expression, trusting the universe and treating every day like a fashion show. Taken from Issue 125’s Aesthetic feature

Kam-Bu raps with a wisdom and clarity beyond his years

The 24-year-old rapper is ready to take the next step in his life. For Issue 124’s Aesthetic feature, he discusses racial profiling, sustainability and wanting to be remembered for his sound

Layla is here to switch things up

We meet ascendent Berlin-based rapper Layla for this month’s Aesthetic

Joviale is coming into their own

In Issue 122’s Aesthetic feature, the north London artists talks YouTube tangents, vulnerability and creative curiosity

Maria Isabel

María Isabel is following her own path

We meet rising LA-based singer-songwriter María Isabel for this month’s Aesthetic

George Riley uses a playful aesthetic to explore Gen Z issues

The London singer talks influences, nurturing creativity and her approach to songwriting in Issue 120’s Aesthetic feature

BackRoad Gee walks his own way

In Issue 119’s Aesthetic feature, the east London rapper talks not being boxed in musically, his visual style and why he’s called BackRoad Gee

Ojerime is looking towards the future

The south London singer-songwriter talks mastering Nigerian food, her visuals and sound. Taken from Issue 117’s Aesthetic feature

Ace Tee © Tereza Mundilova

Ace Tee is pushing the German rap scene in a new direction

The Ghanaian rapper talks channelling rage, favourite anime shows and expressing Blackness for Issue 115’s Aesthetic feature

John Glacier © Udoma Janssen

John Glacier creates introspective music on her own terms

We talk style and sound with the enigmatic artist for Issue 114

Aesthetic: Santi

Nigeria’s alté movement has captured a new generation and Santi looks set to be its breakout star

Lauren Auder

Aesthetic: Lauren Auder

We chat to the upcoming east Londoner about their ‘cartoon character’ style, Tumblr wormholes and cinematic new music