"When the police come down, the police aren't in charge, we're in charge."
Strippers and strip club DJs have an influential taste-making ability in hip-hop. In our new series, Striptique, we test out some new music (and some old tunes) at the club and ask the exotic dancers which ones make them want to move.
Introducing a new series on Noisey.
This weekend, Stockholm's streets were filled with people dressed like the Mad Hatter on a drunken, nationalist binge.
With Prince, Bowie, Whitney, and MJ all gone, I figured now would be the time to document the couple of hours I spent in the presence of mega-famous pop diva, Mariah Carey.
For black women, life in America can be full of struggle. Beyoncé's ambitious new visual album recognizes that painful truth while lifting up her sisters with an empowered resilience.
Just some tunes celebrating Putin for his decisiveness, stable character and moderate alcohol consumption.
A collection of illustrations by various artists to honor and pay tribute to the one, the only, Prince Rogers Nelson.
If Prince was a peerless icon who represented the pinnacle of achievement in contemporary pop music and there is no one else like him, what does his passing mean for the future of musical geniuses?
A sociologist breaks down the mechanics behind the public displays of grief after a cultural hero dies.
The culture that surrounds the production of music can feel like it is overflowing with fragile souls, and it's not uncommon to encounter people experiencing serious mental health issues.
How had I, a lowly peon with barely 500 followers to my name, so undeservedly received the 6 God's blessing?
We spoke to a few hip-hop artists to get their perspectives on depression, suicide, and the music they've dedicated their lives to.
The band's first single "Trump for America," is a collage of patriotic clichés, including a sample of children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
Artist Scott Marsh responded as most people would: he doubled the price and asked for a lifetime supply of Yeezys.
In the 1980s, all you needed to be a hardcore band was two chords, an attitude, and a drawing of Ronald Reagan with a Hitler mustache.
We hang out with the Mexican 1D tribute band taking quinceañeras by storm.
"Always stay hydrated, and never forget your chapstick."
Meeting the man who signed the Slits, was in Britain's first black punk band and took the most famous photograph of Bob Marley in the world.
Photos from Blackout 6ix, the sixth installment of King of the Dot's annual Toronto event.
It was once called "a piss-poor youthquake that will soon go out of fashion", but new rave set a precedent for everything that's going on right now.
Olivia Sturgiss is 19, works at Target, and has 50,000 Instagram followers.
Anti-Beyoncé protesters were severely outnumbered by anti-anti-Beyoncé protesters, cops, and reporters.