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GAMES

Meet the Superfans Spending Tens of Thousands on Escape Rooms

“I didn’t think I’d ever be into something so much as I am escape rooms. Now everyone knows me as 'Escape Room Girl.'"
Justin Caffier
5.1.19
Culture

Legendary 'Boyz N the Hood' Director John Singleton Has Died

He was 51.
River Donaghey
4.30.19
Health

My Journey Through the World of Rich-People Meditation Products

Is it possible to buy your way to enlightenment? I tried to find out.
Justin Caffier
4.24.19
Noisey Raps

The Story of 03 Greedo, a Genius in Exile

We followed the West coast rapper one week before he turned himself in for a 20 year prison sentence, halting his rise as the standard-bearer of L.A.'s rap scene.
Noisey Staff
4.17.19
Los Angeles

LA's Black Food Entrepreneurs Remember Nipsey Hussle's Lasting Influence

Nipsey bought a fish market and a Fatburger—and uplifted local business owners by preaching the importance of ownership.
Daniel Barna
4.15.19
Premieres

ymtk is East Oakland's Endearing Heartbreaker

The Bay Area singer’s new single “Let Up” is the nicest way anyone could ever ask for space.
Kristin Corry
4.8.19
Premieres

Dexter Story’s Stunning ‘Bahir’ is a Love Letter to East African Music

The Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and composer enlists a wealth of marquee guests like Sudan Archives on his rich, genre-blending third LP.
Josh Terry
3.14.19
Premieres

Claude Fontaine’s Transportive Songs are for Crate-Diggers

The Los Angeles singer announces her self-titled debut LP and shares the mesmerizing single “Pretending He Was You.”
Josh Terry
3.8.19
Los Angeles

This Los Angeles Food Truck Isn't Afraid to Call Itself 'Woke'

The Woke Truck is run by a polyamorous, multiracial trio, and teaches history alongside the fusion food it sells.
Esther Tseng
2.27.19
chocolate

Inside the Valentine's Day Rush at See's Candy Factory

As you can imagine, a candy factory smells excellent.
Natalie B. Compton
2.14.19
Scene Reports

The New Generation of LA Rap Is Changing Everything

A group of rappers and producers are reimagining not just the sound of Los Angeles, but its slang, its fashion sense, and the cultural divide between blacks and latinos.
Torii MacAdams
2.5.19
Noisey News

Hell Yeah, Kendrick Lamar and SZA Might Win a Damn Oscar

The TDE members are in the running for Best Original Song for "All of the Stars" at this year's Oscars.
Kristin Corry
1.23.19
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