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Kirk Knight Went Platinum at 22—Now He Has To Figure Out What’s Next

The rapper and producer scored a hit with his beat for A$AP Ferg’s “Plain Jane” in 2017. With his new album ‘IIWII,’ he’s trying to figure out how to stay in the spotlight. Or if he even wants to.
Colin Joyce
12.3.18
Travel

We Asked People in 'London's Coolest Area' If Berlin Is Still Cool

Because who better to ask than the residents of Peckham, currently the coolest place in London, according to multiple property developers and estate agents.
Drew Schwartz
4.19.16
Op-Eds

Tame Impala, Chillwave, and Other Dispatches from the Vibe Generation

What caused our generation to be obsessed with music made with largely synthetic sounds and carrying the emotional pliability of a mood ring?
Larry Fitzmaurice
12.18.15
Tales of Heroic Bravery

I Tried to Sell Air from Williamsburg, Brooklyn on eBay for $20,000

“Air from Williamsburg, Brooklyn! HIP COOL BROOKLYN LENA DUNHAM 11211”
Dan Ozzi
7.13.15
Words

FYF Is California's Classiest Festival

5 of the festival's best acts. You are know entering a Zedd-free zone.
Jemayel Khawaja
8.20.14
Words

I Got a Tour of Detroit's Techno Museum, and Found a City That Still Dreams

With creatives being forced out of overpriced cities, Detroit's future could be truly great.
Laurent Fintoni
1.17.14
Music

A$AP Rocky Plays JFK in Lana Del Rey's New Video

We have the new music video for Lana Del Rey's "National Anthem", and an interview with President A$AP Kennedy.
Andy Capper
6.28.12
Features

Is it OK For Middle-Class Rap Fans to Drop the N-Bomb?

Skimming the queue at Watch the Throne to find out if it's "Niggas in Paris" or "[ ] in Paris".
5.22.12
Fashion

Invisible Hand: Hip, Leeds

An interview with Everton Campbell, the man arguably responsible for the bringing streetwear to the UK.
DARYOUSH HAJ-NAJAFI
12.2.11
Stuff

The New Lexicon Of Hip

Nell Frizzell
8.18.10
The Whyte Tyger Izzue

Records

LIL WAYNE Rebirth Lil Wayne’s last LP was not very good, yet it received universal praise. That’s OK. It seemed most of the acclaim was owing to the gargle-prone rapper being, by US hip-hop
VICE Staff
2.1.10