Citizen

André's
One Man
Show

André 3000 is back. With a solo album none of us could have anticipated. Over email, on Zoom, and then in a small sun-lit studio near his home, André talks with Donovan X. Ramsey about where he’s been, his unexpected artistic evolution, and only doing what “feels good.”
View Article

André 3000’s One Man Show

André 3000 is back. With a solo album none of us could have anticipated. Over email, on Zoom, and then in a small sun-lit studio near his home, André talks with Donovan X. Ramsey about where he’s been, his unexpected artistic evolution, and only doing what “feels good.”
View Article

In The Midst

An image maker’s immersion into the world of bikers, extending beyond borders and time
View Article

In The Midst

An image maker’s immersion into the world of bikers, extending beyond borders and time
View Article

Only One, Tina Bell

Only One, Tina Bell

View Article

Only One, Tina Bell

View Article

Genetic Imagination

Genetic Imagination

View Article

Genetic Imagination

View Article

The
Archive

El Matador

Raised in Madrid, Spain, Citizen fashion director Juanjose Mouko Nsue translates the power and the silhouette of the matador de toro into a present-day sort of cool.

Taylour Paige Is the One We’ve Been Waiting For

Taylour Paige-Angulo is at the beginning of something remarkable

Point of View

In partnership with Nike Women, Alek Wek and a team of Black female creatives put forward a new perspective on beauty, sensuality, and softness.

It’s A Feeling. It’s All Of Us.

Kendrick Lamar talks to Sarah Osei about Ghana, going silent and being more than the greatest.

A Woven Fabric

For Issue 003, we capture the 21st-century confluence of many joining together to make a singular tapestry, the thoughts of those bringing forth new threads and the look of it all.

A Work In Progress

Visual artist Kesewa Aboah takes us through her mind and world as she explores what it feels like to transform the thoughts in her head into art that lives in the real world.

Out of the Trojan Horse

Breakbeat jungle pioneer Goldie offers photographer Fenn O’Meally his thoughts on what to do when you get behind the gates.

Selected Works: Torishéju

Through deep historical research and imaginative interpretations, garment designer, Torishéju Dumi, bridges the gap between fantasy and reality, in this special edition of “Selected Works”, a bright team of creatives joins her to bring her world or garments and wonder to life.

What Does That Even Mean?

Writer Michael R. Jackson and Citizen senior editor Kevin Quinn question our current use of language and discuss the need for precision in art and contemporary discourse.

Roxane x Numa: The In-Between

In that odd purgatory between the election and election results, two women, meet for the first time to discuss America, sex work, writing, and more—finding what they share and what they know.

Sheila Atim is Falling In Love

Laughing all the way, actress and singer, Sheila Atim talks with novelist Taiye Selasi about Uganda, her path from science to singing to acting, and why she’s having a good time.

Truth is as Strange as “American Fiction”

Writer and director Cord Jefferson in conversation with writer Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

A Style Story

New York based, stylist, and cool girl, Becky Akinyode is the personification of self-expression, of “come-with-my-whole-self”. Interpreting a selection of pieces from Burberry, she expresses in clothing and words her own unique fashion story.

To Be Real

Chantal Regnault shares a collection of images capturing the Ballroom scene in an era of purity—untouched by the larger world, real people finding refugee amongst each other.

An Icon In Many Ways

Author, Jeffrey Boakye, asks Ashley Walters questions on fatherhood, music, and a career spanning decades— questions he has waited to ask of a figure rooted deeply in modern British Black culture.

Boyhood

Dutch-Ghanaian photographer, Casper Kofi, goes to Aruba and the Netherlands to capture the beauty in boyhood and paradise.

Wardell’s Day

Jelani Cobb remembers the contours of childhood disappointment and contemplates the seeming randomness which determines how a life turns out