The Rise of Trap in Southwest China: Chengdu

Welcome to Chengdu in Sichuan province, where the hip-hop is hotter than its food.


Meet Brockhampton’s Favourite Kiwi Rap Duo

Watch the video for Church & AP's 'Ready or Not'.


The Rise of Street Rap in India

Gully rap's growth in Mumbai, and its subsequent spread across India, is captured in VICE India’s first documentary 'Kya Bolta Bantai'


VICE Presents: Oddisee and Melodownz in Conversation

Ahead of his New Zealand tour, presented by VICE, Oddisee chats with opening act Melodownz about family, inspiration and recording the musical efforts of drug dealers.


Having Migos on Carpool Karaoke Is the Best Thing James Corden's Ever Done

The North Atlanta trio put their spin on classics like Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" and Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" while carrying a wild amount of cash.


Miss Blanks is Here to Make Music, Have Fun and “Call Out the Fuckery”

Meet the Brisbane rapper before she plays our shows in Wellington and Auckland.


A Conversation with Dean Hapeta, the Outspoken Godfather of New Zealand Hip-Hop

This week, Upper Hutt Posse get, quite rightly, inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame.


Kanye West's Apology Tweets Mean Nothing

After publishing a string of tweets that hinted at a rejection of right-wing inanity, West quickly made sure to point out he wasn't really turning his back on a monstrous year. What else could we expect?


Here's Tyler, the Creator's Incredibly Sick Theme for the New Grinch Movie

Pharrell Williams is also set to the narrator for the new film. Why isn't it Christmas yet?


Mac Miller Wasn't Done

The rapper, who died on Friday, was constantly reinventing himself, searching for an identity. He had much more to give.


Donald Glover May Not Be the 'Woke Bae' We Want Him to Be

Childish Gambino's new video for 'Feels Like Summer' reminds us that when it comes to gender issues Glover tends to remain silent.


Kanye West Finally Answers That Trump Question

In a new interview, the Chicago rapper responds to Jimmy Kimmel's question about whether he thinks Donald Trump cares about black people.