Hip-Hop

Scene Reports

The New Generation of LA Rap Is Changing Everything

A group of rappers and producers are reimagining not just the sound of Los Angeles, but its slang, its fashion sense, and the cultural divide between blacks and latinos.
Torii MacAdams
2.12.19
Hip-Hop

The Rise of Street Rap in India

Gully rap's growth in Mumbai, and its subsequent spread across India, is captured in VICE India’s first documentary 'Kya Bolta Bantai'
VICE India Staff
1.17.19
porn

Rapper Young M.A Directed an All-Girl Porno

OOOUUU!
Beckett Mufson
4.11.18
dance

Why I Dance: Exploring What Makes People Move

Steal these moves and do the worm to the nearest dancefloor.
Shaad D’Souza
2.26.18
Inside Outsider

How Chopper Tried and Failed to Become a Rapper

He was too "real" for hip-hop.
Mahmood Fazal
2.22.18
Fashion

How Hip-Hop Coopted a Boot Made for Construction Workers

Tracking the rise of the Timberland 6".
Ethan Hawk
10.25.17
THE BIGGEST DAWG OF ALL

Tim Westwood Deserves Your Respect, Baby

Today, on his 60th birthday, let's revel in the achievements of the UK’s premier Slenderman-shaped hip-hop DJ.
Joel Golby
10.9.17
food art

Sushi Rappers Make Rice and Fish Look Fly

Kanye West, Future, and Lil Uzi Vert transform into adorable sushi sculptures.
Beckett Mufson
7.20.17
Illustration

Make an MC of Your Kid With This Illustrated Rap Alphabet Book

Andrew Morgan draws Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, and Kanye West as adorable, blunt-smoking letters of the alphabet.
Andrew Nunes
7.13.17
Film

To Play Snoop Dogg in a Movie, You've Got to Smoke His Favorite Weed Strain

Actor Jarrett Ellis employed some unique methods to get into character for his role in the new Tupac Shakur biopic, 'All Eyez on Me.'
David Bienenstock
6.16.17
music videos

[Premiere] Ever Turn into a Plate of Spaghetti and Get Eaten By a Skeleton? Then You’ll Relate to This Video

The video for Beans’ latest, “Diamond Wizard,” follows a guy being chased through surreal 3D worlds by a dream-manipulating sorcerer.
Kevin Holmes
4.21.17
Thump

These Are the 20 Best Gorillaz Collaborators

Ahead of 'Humanz,' we ranked the guest vocalists who have helped bring Damon Albarn's cartoon band to life.
Michael Rancic
4.15.17
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