Objectively Correct Lists

40 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2018

The first half of 2018 delivered some incredible music. Check out what might've slipped under your radar.
Noisey Staff
New music

Rapper MIKE's New "Time Will Tell" Video Is a Kaleidoscopic Trip

The home-shot clip backgrounds the rapper reflecting on what it means to be a conscious, young black man in America.
Tshepo Mokoena
New music

Rapper MIKE Is All About Love on His Floaty New EP

A tug-of-war between dark and uplifting moments makes 'Resistance Man' feel like the 19-year-old's most exciting work yet.
Tshepo Mokoena

'Stranger Things' and the Power of Sisters

The much-criticised episode seven could have done so much with the sibling relationship, but missed the mark.
Hannah Ewens
Noisey Hitlist

MIKE Should Be Your New Favourite Teen Rapper

The Jersey-born New Yorker's been compared to MF Doom and Earl Sweatshirt, but is in a lane all his own.
Tshepo Mokoena

I Went to See the New 'Magic Mike' Film with a Real British Stripper

How does the new Channing Tatum movie measure up to the reality of the daily grind for a British male stripper?
Michael Segalov
VICE vs Video games

I Am Quite OK With Video Games That Play Themselves

Dreeps is a new iOS game that plays itself, which leads one to think: wouldn't it be wonderful if other, grind-heavy games could do this, too?
Mike Diver

Veterans with PTSD Have Found Solace at the Sausage Castle Party House in Florida

"I get a sense of camaraderie here... It seems at the end of the day like a family."
Mitchell Sunderland
Longreads Or Whatever

Mr. Jones and Me

This is the story of how I took $5,000 of someone else's money and used it to buy a Mike Jones concert and inadvertently became best friends with him in the process.
Ezra Marcus

Hunting for the Olympics River Monster

Is it an alligator, or an al-Qaeda cell in a submarine?
Joshua Haddow