SPICE

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Spice Can Take A Likkle Heat

The dancehall superstar premieres her new video “Cool It,” and the ups and downs of being the 'Queen of Dancehall.'
Sharine Taylor
1.11.19
Homelessness

London's Housing Crisis Has Turned the Stratford Centre into a Homeless Shelter

Homeless Londoners are gravitating towards the centre, raising questions about Newham's Olympic regeneration.
Mark Wilding
7.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Chicago Convenience Store Busted for Selling K2 Laced with Rat Poison

Officials believe synthetic marijuana has caused two deaths and at least 56 illnesses in the city in recent weeks.
Adam Forrest
4.3.18
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Dre Skull and Spice Team Up for Exuberant "You Don't Know Me" Remix

The Mixpak boss and dancehall queen serve up a fresh take on Jax Jones' inescapable 2016 hit.
Alexander Iadarola
6.13.17
Drugs

Why Some People Can't Handle Their Weed

The search for relaxation drives the consumption of marijuana, but some find it ramps up their anxiety and paranoia.
Spencer Macnaughton
5.15.17
prison

Prison Officers from the 1970s Through to Now Discuss Their Time Inside

What the decline of Britain's prisons looks like from behind the gates.
Sophie Brown
5.10.17
Premieres

Nef the Pharaoh Spices up 2017 with Some Awesome New Music

Watch the premiere of his new video "Spice," featuring Yhung T.O. of SOB x RBE, and get ready for 'The Chang Project,' coming soon.
Kyle Kramer
4.13.17
Narcomania

Exclusive: This Is What's Happening in Britain's Drug Scene Right Now

A study released today reveals a load of new unexpected narcotics trends throughout the UK.
Max Daly
2.7.17
Drugs

The Psychoactive Substances Act Is Mostly Helping London Police Arrest NOS Sellers

Data obtained by VICE under the Freedom of Information Act revealed that 71 percent of arrests since the bill came in were for nitrous oxide offences.
Jack Harry
1.23.17
Best of 2016

The Wildest and Weirdest Dancehall Moments of 2016

Mixpak's label manager The Large runs through a year's worth of highlights.
Suze Webb
12.29.16
Drugs

2016 Was the Year the British Tabloids Won the War on Drugs

A new bill banning any and all "psychoactive substances" was the direct result of a moral panic started by the red tops.
Kevin EG Perry
12.29.16
housing

The Anarchist Squatters Housing Manchester’s Most Vulnerable Homeless People

We hung out with the Manchester Activist Network, which is putting people up and helping them get off Spice.
Matt Broomfield
12.21.16
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