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The US Army Somehow Thought This Rap Recruitment Video Was a Good Idea

"Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for."
Justin Caffier
2.28.19
YouTube

You Need to Listen to 'Synthwave', the Chillest Tunes On YouTube

How the genre mined 80s nostalgia and modern dystopia to become a giant on YouTube.
Luke Winkie
10.23.18
Views My Own

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.
Taylor Hosking
9.10.18
Views My Own

Why I Won't Call Nicki Minaj's Beefing 'a Meltdown'

We don’t require male rappers to be empowering to each other, so why should Nicki play nice?
Melayna Williams
8.28.18
XANXIETY

The Great American Xanax Legacy

How the drug went from a medication for Middle America to being glorified by a range of hip-hop artists.
Drew Millard
3.26.18
Inside Outsider

How Chopper Tried and Failed to Become a Rapper

He was too "real" for hip-hop.
Mahmood Fazal
2.22.18
Desus & Mero

Method Man Tells Desus and Mero What 'Tical' Means

The Wu-Tang Clan icon stopped by the VICELAND show's season finale.
Sarah Bellman
10.6.17
THE BIGGEST DAWG OF ALL

Tim Westwood Deserves Your Respect, Baby

Today, on his 60th birthday, let's revel in the achievements of the UK’s premier Slenderman-shaped hip-hop DJ.
Joel Golby
10.3.17
Streetwear

Bobby Kim on Falling in Love with Streetwear

The co-founder of The Hundreds tells us how he got into streetwear and why he's releasing the new documentary, 'Built to Fail.'
Bobby Kim
6.21.17
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Discuss JAY-Z's Upcoming Album '4:44'

The VICELAND hosts break down all the hype surrounding the rapper's anticipated upcoming release.
Sarah Bellman
6.20.17
Film

To Play Snoop Dogg in a Movie, You've Got to Smoke His Favourite Strain of Weed

Actor Jarrett Ellis employed some unique methods to get into character for his role in the new Tupac Shakur biopic, 'All Eyez on Me'.
David Bienenstock
6.16.17
Features

Eight Artist-Curated Playlists to Ease Your Summer Soundtrack Woes

Whether you're cracking open a cold one or planning a road-trip, we've got you covered.
Max Mertens
6.8.17
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