The Nuwaubians' leader was sentenced to life in prison more than a decade ago, but the Brooklyn cult perseveres.
"I embrace change. Sometimes it can be hard to see, but it's the way life is. You gotta embrace it, or you're gonna be a bitter old man, you know?"
The new video for "Waterbed" is sulty and sexy, splicing vocalist Anthony Fammia with mood-lit vignettes of a model showered in colorful waves.
This dude who sits next to me is in a band, and he's been looking for a site to premiere a tune. I said, "If only you worked at a multibillion-dollar media company where all your co-workers liked your music and were totally cool with nepotism!"
Peter Liang is just the fourth New York City cop to be indicted for killing someone since 1999.
The welcome streak comes after weeks of tension between the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
It's easy: First, you massage the dead bunny's skin. Then you slide it off.
An undetermined amount of court documents were lost in a Brooklyn blaze last Saturday.
The album is tastefully weird and complex, but manages to stay unpretentious. It's a nice reminder that you can still experiment without sounding shitty and indulgent.
Artist-activist Jennifer Miller has been creating social justice–themed circus performances in New York City parks for decades, but her most recent one could be her last.
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After a rough stretch defined by the murder of two cops in Brooklyn, can the police reform crowd actually bring changes to the criminal justice system?
Photography Amy Lombard followed the gay punk band bottoms around Brooklyn as they huffed poppers, hung out at a grimy art space, and sang songs about hating their bodies.
The buzzed-about gay dance-punk band sings about HIV and self-hatred, but that doesn't mean they don't know how to have a good time.
I've been photographing friends' (and strangers') food tattoos for years, and they're all cool and weird and sometimes terrible.
This past week saw New York City cops shift from symbolic protest—turning their backs on the mayor—to actually packing it up and not doing their jobs.
Photographer Dan Allegretto's 2014 sucked. He bounded from job to job, gained weight, fucked a handful of "mediocre dudes," and lost his hair. "Basically, I just got drunk constantly with my friends," he told us.
VICE columnist and former competitive chess champion Giancarlo T. Roma talks to chess players in NYC's Union Square about life and the game.
A report that the NYPD has allegedly planted guns on suspects in Flatbush, Brooklyn, further fuels the mystery surrounding the shooting death of a black teenager at the hands of plainclothes cops there last year.
The execution-style murder of two Brooklyn cops this weekend is an outrageous tragedy, but it shouldn't detract from the broader fight to reform America's police.
I sampled food from restaurants that have fallen afoul of the Health Department, and enjoyed almost all of it. Then I puked.
Local cops, already known not to be huge fans of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, are now openly disrespecting him after two of their own were executed by a lone gunman in Brooklyn.
It's the opposite of Pandora—it doesn't play what you already like, it plays what you might end up loving.
When cops or their supporters ask what an officer should do in a situation where someone appears to be armed, they should look at this confrontation in a Brooklyn synagogue.