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The Best Noisey YouTube Videos of 2015

We've packed all our best videos into one post, making it easier to point-and-click while you inhale family-sized packs of Christmas nuts.

Bored of your family members yet? Well, take a moment to step up to your bedroom and recline into the best videos on the Noisey YouTube in 2015. Or maybe stay downstairs? Perhaps you could show them to your Grandmother? Get some bonding time in. Whatever you choose to do, we've got your back. From our documentary on London's LGBT dancehall scene to Big Narstie's adventures around the European hip-hop festival Fresh Island, here's a run-down of our favourite videos we've put out this year, all packaged up in one neat post making it easier to point-and-click while you inhale family-sized packs of Christmas nuts.


Noisey Atlanta: Welcome to the Trap

"When a rapper's rapping, you should be able to smell the dope cooking."

In the first episode of our 10-part series on Atlanta, host Thomas Morton meets longtime stick-up boy Curtis Snow (Snow On Da Bluff) while explaining what Atlanta means and why it's become the center of drug trafficking and rap music. Watch the whole series here.

The Living Room: A Film by Shane Meadows

Film director Shane Meadows is best known for his work on gritty dramas like This Is England, Somers Town, and A Room For Romeo Brass. The Living Room is his touching documentary about friend and long-time collaborator Gavin Clark.

The Story of 'Fuck Tha Police' - A Noisey Film

Here's a documentary exploring the story behind seminal rap track 'Fuck Tha Police' by NWA. In it, we talk to Ice Cube and Yella from the group about the circumstances that led to the making of the song, as well as police officers from the Compton gang unit at the time and lifelong Compton citizens who felt the impact of the song in their neighbourhoods.

Viv Albertine in the British Masters

Viv Albertine is unique in several ways. As one of the founding members of The Slits, she ruptured rock music's linear progression, effecting a genuine and shocking break with what had come before. Here's her being interviewed by esteemed critic John Doran as part of our British Masters series.

Migos in Europe - Yung Rich Nation - Noisey Raps

With their groundbreaking music, distinctive style, and larger-than-life personalities, Atlanta trio Migos are fast becoming global icons. This past winter found them touring some of Europe’s biggest cities. In this special episode of Noisey Raps, Migos come face to face with history (and some curious tourists) on the canals of Amsterdam, stop through the radio stations of Moscow, bring “la trap musique” to Paris, and shut down London in one crazy trip.


Out and Bad: London's LGBT Dancehall Scene

With exclusive access, we chronicle the history of London's growing LGBT dancehall community.

Hip Hop in the Holy Land

After Noisey Atlanta, Noisey Jamaica and Noisey Chiraq, comes a documentary hosted and co-directed by Mike Skinner (The Streets) that takes the temperature of the rap scene in Israel and Palestine.

The People vs NWA - Ice Cube on "Straight Outta Compton"

Ice Cube represents NWA to respond to some of the comments left on Youtube about the video for NWA’s “Straight Outta Compton"

Skepta: Top Boy (The Documentary)

This summer Skepta embarked on a sold out tour of East Coast America & Canada, culminating in a performance alongside Drake at the OVO fest in Toronto. Noisey were there throughout the trip to document this milestone in his career. What happened was very spiritual and very crunchy.

Very First Breath: A Film About Hudson Mohawke (Full Length)

This intimate look at Hudmo reveals an artist whose old friendships are still intact, and whose passion for production encourages affection from his fans.

Fetty Wap And The Zoo Gang: Noisey Raps

In this episode of Noisey Raps we tag along with Fetty Wap and his deep, loyal Zoo Gang family to learn about the Paterson, New Jersey star’s rise to fame and the role his crew has played in his success.