What Sun Ra's Poetry Can Teach Us About Afrofuturism

"What I would like to see is a scholarly edition of his poems," says the author of a new book on Sun Ra. "I think they're worthy of that treatment..."


Destiny Is the Empowering Disco Queen We Need

Upon the release of her new music video, "Soul Train," VICE talked to the artist formerly known as Princess Nokia about her upcoming mixtape, urban feminism, cultural activism, and intellectual spirit.


Dance Artist Niv Acosta Creates a Space of His Own

The performance Discotropic—premiering tonight, February 27, at the New Museum's Triennial—is the cosmic intersection of science fiction, classical dance, queer politics, and one fierce black headdress.


We Spoke to Afrika Bambaataa About Hip Hop, Afrofuturism and 'Bewitched'

Turns out the 1960s TV show had a transformative effect on the young Godfather of Hip Hop.