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Rich Brian on His Growth, Dreams, and Asian Identity

In an exclusive interview with VICE, Brian Imanuel talks about his new album ‘The Sailor,’ his career trajectory, his collaboration with Spotify, and meeting the President of Indonesia.
Yudhistira Agato
8.15.19
Culture

19-Year-Old Malaysian Hip-Hop Artist Goes Viral for Rapping in a Hijab

She joins a small but growing number of hijab-wearing female rappers.
Meera Navlakha
7.5.19
Objectively Correct Lists

Eight of the Best ASMR Moments in Hip-Hop

"Hey, how you doin' lil mama? Lemme whisper in your ear."
Kristin Corry
7.3.19
News

Cardi B's 'Press' Video Shows She's Fully Controlling Her Narrative

The visual for her latest single comes just after she was indicted on felony charges for a fight in a strip club last year.
Kristin Corry
6.27.19
Culture

This Filipina-American Rapper's Heartfelt Song For Her Immigrant Mother Is Worth A Listen

Ruby Ibarra's song 'Someday' emerged as one of the standout submissions in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert.
Lex Celera
6.27.19
New music

Lil Nas X's Debut Is What Happens When You Grow Up on the Internet

The "Old Town Road" artist's highly anticipated EP '7' is a product of coming of age in the streaming era.
Kristin Corry
6.25.19
News

Can Lil Nas X Turn 'Old Town Road' Into a Career?

The chart-topping rapper is releasing his debut EP, '7,' on June 21.
Kristin Corry
6.18.19
News

JAY-Z Is Officially the First Billionaire Rapper

Forbes has valued the rapper's assets in music, real estate, and art at $1 billion.
Kristin Corry
6.4.19
News

The 'Old Town Road' Video Is Better Than 'The Godfather'

Chris Rock, Vince Staples, and Rico Nasty join Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for an epic five-minute video for the song.
Kristin Corry
5.17.19
Film

The Real Story of Wu-Tang Clan's 25-Year Career Is Finally Being Told

In Showtime's docuseries 'Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men' we learn what made one of rap's most important groups nuthing ta fuck wit.
Alex Zaragoza
5.12.19
Music

Indian Hip-Hop’s Favourite Boy Naezy Returns With a Redux of His First Tune

The OG Gully Boy, known for his biting lyricism and inimitable flow, returns with a continuation to his debut single: “Aafat Waapas.”
Naman Saraiya
3.26.19
video

The Rise of Trap in Southwest China: Chongqing

Welcome to Chongqing, where the beats flow like the Yangtze River.
VICE Staff
3.1.19
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