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Music

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.
Samuel Te Kani
2 days ago
Essays

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?
Alex Robert Ross
11.1.18
Important Questions

So, How Many Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Do You Gotta Eat Before You Die?

Lil Xan said the snacks landed him in hospital this week, so we've been speaking to some medical experts about this red-hot matter.
Patrick Heardman
9.28.18
Noisey News

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?
Kristin Corry
9.19.18
kanye

Kanye West Has Kinda Announced A New Album Called… ‘YANDHI’

It'll be out at the end of this month, probably. Honestly, it's hard to tell whether he's trolling or if this will actually be the third Kanye West record of 2018.
Shaad D’Souza
9.18.18
Essays

Put Some Respect on Noname

The Chicago rapper has always been an exhaustive storyteller—brimming with narrative-driven stanzas that life in Chicago has written for her—but now the story feels like it’s completely hers.
Kristin Corry
9.17.18
In Memoriam

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.
Alex Robert Ross
9.10.18
Noisey News

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.
Kristin Corry
8.31.18
New music

Eminem Just Surprise Released A New Album Called 'Kamikaze'

It's the first Eminem album since last year's 'Revival'. Kendrick Lamar and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon are both credited on the album.
Shaad D’Souza
8.31.18
Essays

One Minute of Music Changed Childish Gambino’s Career Forever

Donald Glover’s five-year-old soul stunner “Urn” stood out in an irony-driven musical catalogue and helped create the maverick artist we know today.
Phil Witmer
8.23.18
Hip-Hop

We Enter the Wu: Photos from Inside Wu-Tang's 36 Chambers in LA

Check out our exclusive behind-the-scenes footage with the legendary hip-hop crew celebrating the 25th anniversary of 'Enter the Wu-Tang.'
the1point8
8.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Instagram Rumor Falsely Tied This Elderly Couple to XXXTentacion's Murder

A 20-year-old was arrested after showing up at their house saying he was looking for the person who killed the rapper.
Drew Schwartz
6.21.18