Zayn is the first Muslim artist to reach such wild levels of global popularity. What has he taught us so far, and what can he teach us going forward?
The Fucked Up frontman finds out how they're bringing the show's massive world from the radio to the stage for a West Coast live tour.
We spoke to the guys behind the Hot Wuk parties about why dancehall has never really had its moment in the British sun.
Swizz Beatz, Diddy, and others are paying attention, but can the songs that New York's subway dancers move to become the next big thing out of the city?
You've probably never heard of the British group, but they've taken a very particular part of the world by storm.
The Houston Rap legend talks about his career from day one, how much he hates all of the Geto Boys projects and several of his solo LPs, and how he promises to beat 2Pac's ass if he's still alive.
Moby, Rabbit in the Moon, 12th Planet, the Crystal Method, and other legends that spun at the early Nocturnal Wonderland festivals take you on a journey through the evolution of rave culture to the worldwide phenomenon it is today.
We decided our whole crew was going to attend a legit multi-day music festival together to see if it would be the greatest two days of our kids' young lives and would make us the coolest parents on the block.
Does $175 add up to the going rate for an adequate Kiss cover band, a Sebastian Bach meet-and-greet, and admission to a San Jose rock club on an off Saturday night? I'm not sure, but I'll tell you what it does get you: a front row ticket to history.
Why would two rap bloggers decide to open a record store in 2015?
From the hallucinogenic to the symbolic, via the straight up surreal.
In late July, two young women used Facebook to talk about being assaulted in popular NYC nightspots. Yet the outcomes suggest there are limits to social media as a platform for social justice.
We talked to the former Sex Pistol about becoming American and the newest Public Image Ltd project.
With the announcement of their first national Australian tour in three years, Noisey spoke to the Tame Impala frontman about "Nangs" and escaping to his home town of Fremantle.
With artists like Joker the Bailbondsman and Bay Dilla, and groups like ODC and UNDB, Alaska rap was flourishing—until those artists got busted for selling drugs. Now, the state's scene is slowly rebuilding.
Guests are advised not to wear their best outfits, because they're probably going to end up covered in human blood.
How a cramped rock club with no backstage and no liquor license became the unlikely hub of the LA DIY scene.
Ice Cube responds to some of the YouTube comments left on NWA's "Straight Outta Compton" music video.
Recently, artists like Future and Father have glorified the prescription drug's use. We wanted to know how much Xanax it takes to overdose, and if Future's claim of doing "56 bars all in one month" is as dangerous as some have claimed.
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.
How Bang On! Lightning in a Bottle, and other Burning Man-affiliated festivals are leading a movement towards sustainability.
Organizers say they want to recreate the opening scene from Blade.
In the fifth episode of Hip-Hop in the Holy Land, host Mike Skinner spends the day with local celebrity Saz who is a rapper, actor and in his words, the first Palestinian / Arab / Middle Eastern sex symbol.
We accosted "DJ Cole Carter" after a screening of We Are Your Friends in NYC.