T H E MA I N S T O R I E S
7 0 SMACK DOWN: WRESTLE MANIA WITH DAVE GROHL At 36, Dave Grohl is already a bonafide rock'n'roll legend. But the former Nirvana drummer turned Foo Fighters frontman, is not just a walking relic of music history. With a stunning new double album and a string of huge UK shows on the slate, Dave is as vital and relevant now as he's ever been.
7 8 BORN IN THE BRONX: JOE CONZO & THE BIRTH OF RAP Buried beneath the rubble in the 70s, kept safe at grandma's house during the 80s, and f inally uncovered in the 21st century, Bronx photographer Joe Conzo's ghetto portraits give the earliest and most intimate insight yet of the birth of the most influential cultural force of the last 20 years.
8 8 TRIPLE CREAM: AMERIE, TWEET & BROOKE VALENTINE It takes more than a faux Timbaland beat and a skimpy dress to stand out in the R&B crowd these days. Staying fierce requires a triple dose of knowing that skin is not soul, ambition is not a talent, and hips are not all that's in the swing. Amerie, Tweet and Brooke Valentine understand all three.
9 4 UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT: UK ROCK MANAGERS You need serious dedication to take on the tantrums and toilet training, and bet everything you've got on a bunch of kids you believe in. Meet the brave men trying to guide our best new bands through the crumbling masonry of the music biz towards success. The future of British rock is in safe hands.
T H E F A S H I O N
100 J E S U I S MOI Photography DANIEL JACKSON Styling JOANNA SCHLENZKA
110 RAINBOW WARRIOR
Photography BILL GEORGOUSSIS
Styling BRYAN MCMAHON
120 TRICOLORE Photography GIASCO BERTOLI Styling DAMIEN BLOTTIERE
130 ODE TO BOY Photography ANUSCHKA BLOMMERS
and NIELS SCHUMM Styling JAMIE SURMAN
140 EVERYTHING MUST GO
Photography MARTIN PARR