Tshepo Mokoena is the editorial director of VICE UK. She primarily focuses on pop culture, race, music and relationships.
Little Simz Turned Confusion into Her Bravest Work So Far
The 25-year-old Londoner tells us about her new album 'Grey Area,' and finding strength in its vulnerability.
Johnny Marr's New "Armatopia" Video Parties at the End of the World
We're premiering the ex-Smiths guitarist's latest track, which he tells us is about not losing your mind while the earth disintegrates.
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Azealia Banks Is Still Really Good Live, Sorry
The controversial rapper blew London's KOKO away last weekend, deepening her 'can you separate the art from the artist?' conundrum.
Blood Orange's Tiny Desk Concert Is As Soothing As a Good Massage
"Can you swear in this? You put the thing beforehand, right, that says: 'explicit language'?"
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Every Popular Song Named after an Alcoholic Drink, Ranked
Jenny Lewis put out a song called "Red Bull & Hennessy" this week so obviously we did this.
Tiana Major9 Is a Singular Voice in Black British Soul
We've got the exclusive stream of her debut EP 'Rehearsal @ Nine,' and talk to Tiana about pouring her energy into it.
Speelburg’s “Screener Season” Is a Smooth-Pop Ode to Sofia Coppola
We're premiering the Belgian-American artist's latest playful music video, as he gears up to release a collection of ten tracks in March.
Che Lingo’s Upcoming Rap EP Confronts Dry Relics of Masculinity
The Londoner spoke to us about his new 'Sensitive' project, which we're premiering, and how falling in love changed his outlook on relationships.
Lady Gaga 'Sorry for Her Poor Judgment' in Working with R Kelly
"What I am hearing about the allegations against R Kelly is absolutely horrifying," she wrote Thursday morning, in a public apology.
16 of the Best New British Acts Who Had a Massive 2018
Have a look back at some of the musicians who've caught our eye (and ears) this year.
A Guide to Explaining Drill to Your Family Over the Holidays
It's been all over the mainstream press, about four years late, so here's a handy way to help get nan up to speed.
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Please Let Mahalia Win the BRITs Critics Choice Over Two Guitar Lads
Sam Fender and Lewis Capaldi are absolutely fine, but Mahalia's already shown she means so much to listeners in the UK and beyond.