New Orleans

Mardi Gras

These Are the People You Meet Driving an Uber During Mardi Gras

Only in New Orleans.
Bill Hillmann
3.6.19
Essays

Solange’s New Album is a Homecoming Like No Other

'When I Get Home' is an intimate exploration of her Houston roots and black heritage.
Kristin Corry
3.5.19
Recipe

Easy Jambalaya Recipe

The true definition of southern comfort.
Isaac Toups
12.11.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Big Freedia Proves That "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" Can, In Fact, Bang

On "Rudy, the Big Booty Reindeer," the Queen of Bounce replaces Rudolph's bright red nose with "a very large behind," confirming once and for all that Paul F. Tompkins is wrong.
Alex Robert Ross
12.7.18
Noisey News

Reports: Rapper Young Greatness Fatally Shot in New Orleans

Local news stations are reporting that the 34-year-old artist died this morning.
Alex Robert Ross
10.30.18
Noisey Hitlist

This New Orleans DIY Band Make Hooky 80s Music to Dance to

They're called Sexy Dex and the Fresh and we're premiering their new video “Play Me Birdie” today.
Daisy Jones
9.6.18
New Orleans

What Eating Crawfish Taught Me About Belonging in New Orleans

New Orleans was a club I desperately wanted to be a member of.
Rajul Punjabi
8.3.18
death

Inside the Funeral Homes Posing the Dead Like They're Still Alive

We talked to the head of one of New Orleans's oldest funeral homes about why some families are drawn to "extreme embalmings".
Drew Schwartz
7.31.18
Recipe

Easy Shrimp Po' Boy

The ultimate Cajun sandwich.
Matty Matheson
7.3.18
Essays

The Ghost of Big Freedia

Mainstream artists like Drake and Beyonce continue to borrow Big Freedia's voice and New Orleans flavour, but she remains completely absent from their videos.
Myles E. Johnson
4.19.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

The Trauma of Everyday Gun Violence in New Orleans

There's a vast, undiagnosed epidemic of PTSD in communities of color plagued by violence, and many young men are struggling to cope on their own.
Jimmie Briggs
4.5.18
Features

Hurray for the Riff Raff Makes Feminist Murder Ballads for Today's America

Raised in a Puerto Rican family in the Bronx, Alynda Segarra is here to remind you that Americana is for all Americans. Catch her at Noisey's Emerge Impact + Music fest in April.
Noah Berlatsky
3.21.18
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