Interviews

Jason Weems Died, and Then He Made a Comedy Special About It

VICE spoke to the comedian about his brush with death, his $61,000 hospital bill, and his son's pediatrician DJing his special.
Ashwin Rodrigues
9.14.20
music interviews

Hit-Boy Will Take His Credit Now

The producer spoke to VICE about working on Big Sean's 'Detroit 2' with Kanye West, upcoming collaborations, and why he started using a producer tag.
Ashwin Rodrigues
9.8.20
Music

How Studio Engineers Keep Making Music While Artists Are Incarcerated

Engineers who've worked with Drakeo the Ruler and Gucci Mane told VICE about the responsibility and challenge of working with incarcerated artists.
Ashwin Rodrigues
8.17.20
Music

Drake Should Do An Indian Accent Next

There is an opportunity to capitalize on 'Indian Matchmaking,' Bollywood, and a nation of over 1 billion people. And only one Canadian rapper can do it.
Ashwin Rodrigues
8.12.20
Entertainment

Hannibal Buress Roasts the Cop Who Arrested Him in 'Miami Nights'

The comedian reflects on his boozy run-in with law enforcement and why he quit drinking in this coincidentally timely (and free) comedy special on YouTube.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.17.20
Entertainment

The Aloha Shirt Is Bigger Than the Boogaloo Movement

We spoke to Aloha shirt manufacturers who feel caught off-guard by the right wing militia group co-opting their clothing.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.14.20
comedy

Joe Rogan Still Hasn’t Addressed His Friend's Sexual Misconduct Allegations

While many comedians have condemned Chris D'Elia's allegedly predatory behavior, the most high-profile podcaster in the world has remained silent.
Ashwin Rodrigues
6.29.20
Entertainment

Dave Chappelle's New '8:46' Special Is Part Comedy, Part Emergency Dispatch

In his new Netflix special, the comic addresses a sparse and masked crowd in Beavercreek, Ohio in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Ashwin Rodrigues
6.14.20
Objectively Correct Lists

The 20 Songs That Got Us Through May

A stellar Megan Thee Stallion x UGK mashup and new tracks from Dehd and Kehlani helped us cope during this particularly heavy month.
Josh Terry
Kristin Corry
Jaime Silano
Ashwin Rodrigues
Hilary Pollack
5.30.20
Music

This Producer Put Young Thug Over a Bollywood Sample and It's Genius

BNYX® combined a Bollywood song, Young Thug, and a drill beat to remind us of the history between the two genres.
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.27.20
Entertainment

A New Documentary About Jordans Traces the Complicated Rise of Sneaker Culture

'One Man and His Shoes' taps heavy-hitters in sports, journalism, and streetwear to unpack the legacy of Michael Jordan's ubiquitous brand.
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.25.20
Music

How Vine Star Jay Versace Became a Rap Producer

The former teen sensation told VICE about his first major album placement and why he keeps getting roasted on Instagram Live.
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.18.20
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