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Everything You Need to Know About the Mess That Is Woodstock 50

After its biggest investor said the festival was canceled, Woodstock's organizers are insisting the show will go on.
Drew Schwartz
4.30.19
Music

Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled

Update: The festival's financier says it is done, but Woodstock 50 organizers have denied the claims.
River Donaghey
4.30.19
Nipsey Hussle

Police Arrest Man Suspected of Killing LA Rapper Nipsey Hussle

The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the arrest Tuesday in a tweet.
Tess Owen
4.4.19
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Skrillex’s Music Can be Used as Mosquito Repellent, Study Finds

Researchers observed mosquitoes sucked less blood and had less sex when exposed to the song 'Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.'
Gavin Butler
4.3.19
Music

Openside On Owning Their Power

"I’m still a neurotic, intense, anxious person, I’m just happier than I was then."
Matthew McAuley
3.29.19
Music

Donald Glover Buys 113 Boxes of Cookies from Girl Scout Who Remixed 'Redbone'

Glover (a.k.a. Childish Gambino) told Stephen Colbert, "I never was like, I'll make this and then one day one girl will sell Girl Scout Cookies to it.”
Mayukh Sen
3.24.19
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The Story of 'Blue (Da Ba Dee)' by Eiffel 65

How a song that flopped when it came out wound up topping charts across the globe.
VICE Staff
3.21.19
Music

We Asked Wedding DJs How They Feel About Playing Michael Jackson's Music

"If some of us don’t take a stand as professionals, we’re kind of enabling him."
Noel Ransome
3.13.19
South Korea

K-Pop’s Squeaky Clean Image Tarnished by Recent Sex Scandals Involving Its Biggest Stars

The multi-billion industry has a serious problem of sexual misconduct and abuse of power.
Mustika Hapsoro
3.13.19
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The Rise of Trap in Southwest China: Chengdu

Welcome to Chengdu in Sichuan province, where the hip-hop is hotter than its food.
VICE Staff
3.2.19
Music

Here's What Hip-Hop Looks Like in One of the World's Poorest Countries

In Nepal, grassroots rap battles and free song releases on YouTube are how rappers get heard – and they have a lot to say.
Arun Budhathoki
2.28.19
Music

The Many Mutations of Connan Mockasin

The New Zealand artist's latest project made him nervous, so knew he was onto something.
Matthew McAuley
2.27.19
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