Brooklyn

9.25.19

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Hip Hop Producer

Meet a former collections agent who turned his addiction to 90s rap into a career making urban music.

7.15.19

How 'Woke' Liberals Convince Themselves That Gentrifying Is Okay

As a gentrifier myself, I decided to study how we justify what we're doing.

7.1.19

Why This Baker Turned Chernobyl and the Oklahoma City Bombing Into Cakes

Brooklyn-based Paige Heimark is a 'disaster artist' who uses cake to underscore how we consume trauma.

6.28.19

30 Years Later, 5 Brooklynites Remember 'Do the Right Thing'

"I fear that it will still be as relevant in another 30 years...but the film gives me hope still. It's art in the face of hopelessness."

5.28.19

Spike Lee Calls Black Artists to Action in This Season of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Shifting the focus to Nola Darling as an artist, the show highlights roadblocks for today’s Black creative class.

3.6.19

This Photographer Captures the Beauty of People of Colour in Love

Photographer Miranda Barnes carries her camera around Sunset Park, Brooklyn, to show the spaces and faces that make it beautiful.

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1.28.19

DonMonique's Getting Everything Off Her Chest on "Black Kate Moss"

The Brooklyn rapper opens up about the traumatic experiences during her three-year hiatus that changed the way she approaches music. Now, DonMonique is ready to make up for lost time.

1.24.19

Bathe's Surf R&B Is Full of Sobering Realities

"Sure Shot" is the Brooklyn-based duo's attempt at reclaiming beach music, or "surf R&B," as they call it.

1.24.19

Why I Booked an Anti-Fascist Metal Festival

Fest organizer (and Noisey metal editor) Kim Kelly explains how Black Flags Over Brooklyn 2019 is both a labor of love and a call to action.

12.3.18

Despite Everything, I Still Love New York

The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.

11.28.18

How Mexican Summer Spent Ten Years Changing Indie Rock

Ariel Pink: "Tell them Ariel Pink said to say Ariel said this was the tenth anniversary."

11.27.18

An Interview in a Nail Salon with Leikeli47 About Her New Album ‘Acrylic’

A morning at a nail salon with Brooklyn rapper Leikeli47 revealed why her sophomore album, 'Acrylic' provides a snapshot of black life and a masterclass on the value of black-owned businesses.

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