Long Beach

Interviews

Warren G Ain't Trippin, Ain't Mad, and Is Forever Hip-Hop's Unsung Legend

We sit down with the G-funk great to talk his new documentary, the birth of West Coast rap, and his legacy beyond "Regulate."
Torii MacAdams
7.12.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Vince Staples Calls R. Kelly a "Piece of Fucking Shit... Child Molester"

In an interview at Coachella, the rapper dug in: "If piece of fucking shit R. Kelly didn't go to jail for being a child molester and peeing on people and having a human trafficking ring in Atlanta, then I'll be alright."
Alex Robert Ross
4.17.18
Noisey News

Listen to Vince Staples Join Joey Fatts on Brand New “562”

The cousins reunite for the first time since last year's "Farrakhan."
Alex Robert Ross
4.3.17
PROFILES

There Is No Explaining Vince Staples

We had some sushi in the studio with the prolific 23-year-old rapper as he told us about his upcoming new album, 'Big Fish Theory.'
Kyle Kramer
3.22.17
Premieres

Vince Staples Premieres His Short Film 'Prima Donna,' Directed by Nabil

The visual experience is based around the Long Beach rapper's new EP of the same name.
Kyle Kramer
9.1.16
Art

Paddleboarding Muralist Paints Under the Bridge in Long Beach

Watch Hula paddle out in a new Instagram video from the Pow! Wow! Worldwide Art Festival.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.4.16
Art

30 Street Artists Invade Long Beach, Furniture Flies

30 muralists, including Cinta Vidal and Hula, hit the streets last week.
Francesca Capossela
7.26.16
Art

Check Out These New Water-Focused Murals from a Paddleboarding Street Artist

Abandoned docks and indoor icebergs host Hula's latest site-specific artworks.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.18.16
Holy Shit

Vince Staples Is Shipping Pure Heat out of the Long Beach Port in Clams Casino's "All Nite" Video

The duo highlight their strengths on the track from '32 Levels.'
Kyle Kramer
6.23.16
Op-Eds

What Does Protest Music Look Like Today?: The Rebellion of Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples

Two West Coast rappers offered two very different but very valid forms of protest music last year.
Brian Josephs
1.4.16
VICE Premiere

VICE Exclusive: Sun Araw Makes Mind-Bending Experimental Electronic Music

The solo project of Long Beach-based Cameron Stallones has created a strange world of psychedelic mathematics and electronics that somehow still sounds organic.
Charlie Ambler
5.21.15
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week

This week: a kid ordered a SWAT strike to a guy's house after losing <i>Call of Duty</i>.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
4.26.14
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