Kanye's random announcement might've been more impulsive than we thought.
At 21 years old, DonMonique is making waves as one of the only rising female rappers in the male-dominated Brooklyn rap scene.
Ten years after Katrina ravaged the homes of many of New Orleans' most celebrated musicians, the jazz and blues play on.
You've probably never heard of the British group, but they've taken a very particular part of the world by storm.
Get some of those tiny baby-size noise-canceling headphones and bring it to an underground rap show so it can see what struggle rap looks like.
How a cramped rock club with no backstage and no liquor license became the unlikely hub of the LA DIY scene.
Robbie Wilde has sensationally been labeled the "Deaf DJ," but he's out to show that his talent goes way beyond what his ears can and cannot do.
Ice Cube responds to some of the YouTube comments left on NWA's "Straight Outta Compton" music video.
Royal Headache rules, Hot Chip reminds us that British white dudes can't dance, and the new Mac Demarco mini-LP inspired a hallucinatory experience involving characters from The X-Files.
The Memphis native shot some of the most influential musicians of the past 30 years—including Jay Reatard, Three 6 Mafia, and Sonic Youth—often in his home.
Newtown, Sydney's hub on alternative culture, is bringing in self-imposed lockouts to deal with Kings Cross reveller runoff.
Ihor spent four months playing piano for the Russian separatists who held him prisoner.
A new study says dance music makes surgeons sloppy, while past research encourages Mozart in the operating room.
A guest mix from Florian Grill, head of the Dying Victims Productions label and author of the annual zine Thrash Attack.
We spoke with new internet celebrity svantana about his viral remix, the "Mom's Spaghetti" cut of Eminem, and his next project, an "EDM" version of Aqua's 1997 hit "Barbie Girl."
With his debut album, Riot Boi, slated for release this fall on XL Recordings, the hip-hop artist is bringing us something new and radical in everything from his music to his political sensibilities.
London Black-Up is a group of friends and musicians who've played a huge role in the capital's hardcore scene over the past 20 years.
Bora Kim is raising questions of race, masculinity, and the importance of teenage girls' taste.
It was a rite of passage that helped me feel empowered enough to defy other people's expectations and follow my own instincts. Every teenager needs something like that.
Jimmy Barnes and John Farnham have vetoed the use of their songs at Reclaim Australia rallies. Here are some possible replacements.
The Canadian He-Man lookalike was almost a rock star before mismanagement, a bizarre kidnapping, and a series of health issues derailed his dreams.
In a Twitter rant last night, the whole rap illuminati was implicated in a global conspiracy to hide the fact that Drake can't rhyme.
Upon the release of her new music video, "Soul Train," VICE talked to the artist formerly known as Princess Nokia about her upcoming mixtape, urban feminism, cultural activism, and intellectual spirit.
Getting UNESCO recognition would be good for the scene, but shouldn't the scene be good to get recognition?