These Are the People You Meet Driving an Uber During Mardi Gras
Only in New Orleans.
DEEP DIVE - CREATED WITH JAMESON WHISKEY
Uptown Bars Gave Life to New Orleans Jazz and Funk in the 1970s
Longtime residents and natives pay tribute.
This Conservative Talk Show Host Still Does the Radio Version of Blackface
'Walton and Johnson,' which has been on the air in the South for over 35 years, features stereotypical gay and black characters voiced by one of the white hosts.
Michael Patrick Welch
The Noisey Advent Calendar
Big Freedia Proves That "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" Can, In Fact, Bang
On "Rudy, the Big Booty Reindeer," the Queen of Bounce replaces Rudolph's bright red nose with "a very large behind," proving once and for all that Paul F. Tompkins is wrong.
Alex Robert Ross
This New Orleans DIY Band Make Hooky 80s Music to Dance to
They're called Sexy Dex and the Fresh and we're premiering their new video “Play Me Birdie” today.
Photographing Black New Orleans Before It's Gone
Patrick Melon has become a documentarian of black culture in a city where it is simultaneously being celebrated and destroyed
Liam Daniel Pierce
Inside the Funeral Homes Posing the Dead Like They're Still Alive
We talked to the head of one of New Orleans's oldest funeral homes about why some families are drawn to "extreme embalmings."
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Family Poses Slain Teen's Body with PlayStation and Doritos at His Funeral
Renard Matthews's family wanted to remember the 18-year-old just as he lived.
The Ghost of Big Freedia
Mainstream artists like Drake and Beyonce continue to borrow Big Freedia's voice and New Orleans flavor, but she remains completely absent from their videos.
A Brief History of Drake's Relationship with New Orleans Bounce
"Nice for What" is the latest in Aubrey Graham borrowing from the long-running Louisiana sound of Big Freedia and others.
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue
The Trauma of Everyday Gun Violence in New Orleans
There's a vast, undiagnosed epidemic of PTSD in communities of color plagued by violence, and many young men are struggling to cope on their own.
Hurray for the Riff Raff Makes Feminist Murder Ballads for Today's America
Raised in a Puerto Rican family in the Bronx, Alynda Segarra is here to remind you that Americana is for all Americans. Catch her at Noisey's Emerge Impact + Music fest in April.