Souped-up cars are so central to 'Ridin Dirty' that Bun and Pimp actually appear in a whip on the cover. In celebration of the record's 20th anniversary, we hopped on the phone with some of Houston's most influential slab artists to talk about the classic…
2 Live Crew's founder recounts his rise to fame as one of the first notable Asian rappers in America.
On this episode of Daily VICE, we hung out with a bunch of VICE staffers as they tested the rapper's new brand of whiskey.
An unending barrage of quality records is apparently what we should expect from the guy now.
When Desmond Metcalf, a.k.a. Yung Real, was in prison for burglary, he helped make a video that earned over a million views.
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.
The first trailer for All Eyez on Me features fairly unknown Demetrius Shipp Jr. as a practical carbon copy of the late West Coast rapper.
The incident that killed one and injured three (including the shooter) won national attention thanks to the power of celebrity.
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.
The new documentary Bad Rap explores the complicated struggles of the Asian American rap scene.
Tonight on VICELAND, Danny Brown and Big Sean take us inside Detroit's music scene on NOISEY, then we meet the major women of the pot trade on WEEDIQUETTE.
Then Noisey follows rapper Allan Kingdom out into the Southern California wilderness to see where the musician finds inspiration.
OK, death threats against an ex, possession of crystal meth, and breach of a court order helped earn this dude a 32-day sentence, but his rapping is mostly to blame.
Once you've watched this video, you'll never be the same again.
The team behind the VICELAND series Noisey Bompton takes us behind the scenes of its new show and talks about what it was like to work with Kendrick Lamar.
The 20-year-old got stabbed multiple times in the head after just a week on Rikers Island.
Then Noisey explains why Lil Yachty is the new rapper to watch, and VICE Sports introduces us to the Mandarin sports commentators at the University of Illinois.
We check out some behind-the-scenes footage of the new season of F*CK, THAT'S DELICIOUS before the show airs on March 3.
Then Noisey meets one of Uganda's biggest music stars, Bobi Wine.
The hip-hop artist tells us why he chose to live and make music in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.
There's more to lyrics like "dur dur dur dur dur" than you'd think.
An exclusive interview with the new poster child of capitalistic greed.
Kanye West got into an insane Twitter argument with Wiz Khalifa, but it's all part of West's return to normalcy after years spent in outer space.
The rapper B.o.B. has announced he's convinced the world is flat. But questioning everything you've been told is part of the very fabric of hip-hop itself.