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Amaal Nuux Wants You To Be Loud About Love In “Scream”

"Everywhere but here... it's complicated."
Sharine Taylor
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump said to order construction of border wall and block immigrants from seven countries, two judges floated for Supreme Court gig, UN denounces Israeli settlement plans, and more.
VICE Staff
VICE Canada Reports

This is Dixon: Searching for the Gang That Might Not Even Exist

VICE looks into the Dixon City Bloods—an notorious alleged gang that sprung up into Canada's consciousness during the Rob Ford crack scandal to see if the gang was a media fabrication, a violent menace, or something in-between.
VICE Staff
Internet Exploring

Toronto Rapper Mo-G Calls Out Drake and OVO Founder Oliver El-Khatib for Not Paying Him

The rapper made claims via Instagram and questioned what OVO Sound does to help Toronto's local talent.
Jabbari Weekes

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Michael Bloomberg says he won't run for president, a US air strike in Somali has killed 150 al-Shabab fighters, Nike has withdrawn its sponsorship of Maria Sharapova after she failed a drug test, and more.
VICE Staff
Scene Reports

Haye, Haye: A Look Inside Toronto's Somali Rap Scene

How "the children of the snow" are finding an identity in rap music, and why are artists like Drake paying attention.

Unanswered Questions Following Death of Toronto Trans Woman of Colour

Sumaya Dalmar was the first Somali trans woman I ever met. She was a liberatory personality—no small thing in our community.
Muna Mire

A Feminine Man Is a Powerful Thing to Be

For British-Somali author Diriye Osman, embracing the feminine side of his personality was an act of empowerment.
Diriye Osman

The Man Who Tried to Sell the Rob Ford Crack Tape Claims There’s a Second Tape, Featuring a Crack-Smoking Judge

In an exclusive tell-all interview with VICE Canada, Mohamed Farah tells us about a second video featuring a judge on crack, his belief that Rob Ford threatened him on camera, his attempts to foster a more positive environment in the Dixon community...
Patrick McGuire

'Fishing Without Nets' Is Coming to You on October 28

Cutter Hodierne's excellent film about Somali pirates, Fishing without Nets, premiered earlier this year at Sundance to glowing praise. Now, the film will be making its full release at the end of October. Over the course of the next month, we'll...
VICE Staff

Ottawa Is a Paradise

Despite its clean image and desire to remain the most boring town in Canada, Ottawa is actually wonderfully scummy.
Rémi Thériault

The Mob Justice of Kenya's Somali Stop-and-Frisk

Eastleigh, a bustling business district in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, is home to thousands of ethnic Somalis—both Kenyan citizens as well as refugees from Somalia and Ethiopia. In recent years, there’s been a trend of underpaid police using anti...
Jason Patinkin