For a festival that prides itself on being rooted in hippie culture, the answers I found weren't particularly unanimous.
To pay homage to the record's 20th anniversary, we talked about its legacy with the men who took Jay Z's words to heart—the gangsters and drug dealers who lived the life that Hova rapped about.
The money buys the fan access, but the boundaries of that access are rarely at the discretion of the artist.
Glamorous tales of rotting crack houses and having your head used as a toilet.
From skyrocketing DJs to thriving pop-up parties, queer women are doing big things—and finally being rewarded for it.
We sat down on the set of the rapper's Rocawear campaign shoot to discuss his new tour with Beyoncé, his new song with Drake, and dealing with existential dread.
When Desmond Metcalf, a.k.a. Yung Real, was in prison for burglary, he helped make a video that earned over a million views.
Some choice quotes: "I don't have any idea what I'm doing," "I'm a miserable fucker that has a lot of gratitude," and "We got fucking lucky as balls."
The long-players that have been making our hearts beat faster, in no particular order.
We spoke to its creator, Liisa Ladouceur, a Canadian filmmaker who literally wrote the book on goth.
Going solo to Primavera Sound left me without a source of external validation, except for my Snapchat followers.
It's the final blowout before graduation; it's a school event, except you don't have to learn anything. Is it the show of a lifetime?
"When it comes to race relations, he's like an old-school segregationist; when it comes to foreign policy, he's like an old-school napalmist; when it comes to women's issues, he's like a frat house rapist..."
On this episode of Daily VICE we meet up with DJ Khaled during his tour with Beyoncé to find out how he became a social media sensation.
You're gonna read two nerds talking about smooth jazz and you're going to like it.
Rudi got in a bad mood, because we weren't over the fence yet and Alice Cooper had already started playing.
There's more to life than Kanye West, or Drake, or even—hear us out—Beyoncé. This has been a year of great music, and some extremely dope albums have slipped under the radar.
Could WikiHow turn you into a super producer in just eight steps?
Growing up, I felt I had two distinct incompatible identities. But I found refuge in the music of weirdos like PJ Harvey.
From Tennessee to Illinois to California, attorneys are telling festival-goers how to avoid arrest and advising them about what to do if they do end up in cuffs.
Porcelain (Visual Memoir) is a guided tour of the electronic music icon's favorite former haunts.
Learn just how brazy his life really is.
The punk poet talks last meals, crying all the time, and reading every day.
On this episode of Daily VICE, Obsesión tells us how they've used music as a tool to publicly critique social issues in Cuba for the past 20 years.