Dan Hancox

housing

Capitalist Co-Living Is Here, Whether You Like It Or Not

Companies have repurposed the idea of communal living, turning it into a high-priced, cutesy rebranding of the long-term rent crisis.
Dan Hancox
9.4.19
brands

Your City Is Not a Brand

Corporations are trying to take over our civic identity. Don't let them.
Dan Hancox
1.18.19
Op-Ed

Stormzy Has Cemented His Position as the New King of Grime

On his debut album 'Gang Signs & Prayer', the MC is reclining comfortably between mainstream success and underground credibility.
Dan Hancox
2.24.17
Noisey

Grime Is Approaching the Breakthrough Moment Hip-Hop Reached in the 90s

We are about to hit a golden age.
Dan Hancox
12.21.16
Op-Eds

Grime is Approaching the Breakthrough Moment Hip-Hop Reached in the 90s

We are about to hit a golden age.
Dan Hancox
12.21.16
Op-Eds

Skepta's 'Konnichiwa' is the Sound of the UK Underground Finally Standing Proud at Street Level

Skepta's career has slalomed everywhere – from gun shot instrumentals to Ibiza pool party glitz – so it's all the more poignant that he's arrived back in this very special place.
Dan Hancox
5.9.16
News

The Shocking Data That Shows How Struggling Families Are Being Forced Out of London

Data released exclusively to VICE shows how many "poverty exiles" London has.
Dan Hancox
3.31.15
News

The Sad and Shocking Truth About London's Poverty Exiles

A growing underclass are being forced to leave their homes and live in temporary accommodation miles away—their kids flea-bitten, their debts piling up.
Dan Hancox
12.22.14
News

The Chinese Are Buying Up London

A Regenerative Supernova is heading for the Newham borough of London, thanks to China and the Mayor. The plan is not about "modernizing" or "improving" a run-down area—it's about wiping it out in a "supernova" and rebuilding it into a gigantic mini...
Dan Hancox
4.22.14
Words

It's Called Afrobeats And It's Taking Over London

Afrobeats (with an "s") is bringing the sounds of Ghana and Nigeria to British dancefloors.
Dan Hancox
12.28.13