One Year On, Peckham Levels Is Struggling to Keep Its Promises

The Southwark Council-backed conversion of a disused car park into a ‘cultural destination’ was heralded as an innovative community venture. Now, many of those involved say that it has failed BAME residents.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna

Scenes from Tyler, the Creator's Locked-Off Surprise London Show

Though many presumed the rapper was still banned from the UK, he reappeared on Saturday with an impromptu (and cancelled) live gig.
Ryan Bassil

This South London Cafe Wants to Showcase the Work of Black Chefs

Mae J’s, named after NASA astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison, is part of The Palms, a new Black hair and beauty hub for Peckham's Afro-Caribbean community.
Carly Lewis-Oduntan

Introducing: The Nu Jazz Lad

Shoestring belt holding up Dickies, tiny hat, bang into Ezra Collective? If you're not this guy, you know him.
Niloufar Haidari

Tiny Boost Is Rapping for All the Streets and the People in Them

The UK rapper – and Giggs protege – had his career put on pause, due to a hefty jail sentence. Almost a decade later he's back, going hard.
Francisco Garcia
Recognise Me

Come to These VICE Events to Stand Up for Trans Equality

We're running sessions in Peckham and Stoke Newington where you can fill in the Gender Recognition Act consultation with us, tomorrow and Friday.
VICE Staff

The Slumflower: 'We Make Heroes Out Of Human Beings'

Blogger Chidera Eggerue walks VICE around Peckham to talk about her new book, 'What a Time to Be Alone'.
Nana Baah

Meet the Couple Who Quit Their Music Industry Jobs to Sell Nachos

When Lucy Lightowlers and Ryan McCann opened Taco Queen in 2016, they had no food industry experience. Today, their jackfruit nachos are among the best in London.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
Noisey Hitlist

Matt Maltese Is Like a New and Improved Morrissey For Millenials

We’re premiering the weirdo pop artist’s new video for “Greatest Comedian”, directed by Jak Payne, today.
Daisy Jones
Kurdish food

Meet the Brothers Helping Their Mum Remember the Taste of Kurdistan

Rang and Raman Baban have opened one of London's only Kurdish restaurants, giving mum Pary the space to recreate dishes from the home she fled during the Iraq-Kurdish conflict.
Phoebe Hurst
Noisey News

Yannis From Foals is Launching a Club Night at Peckham's Rye Wax

"The music goes late, the party is hedonistic, the musicians free & brought together in the spirit of the moment"
Noisey UK Staff

This Guy Built a Cult Business Selling Food on Instagram

Prince “Shakka” Owusu’s Trap Kitchen has a huge following on Instagram, but no shop front or website. Word of his homestyle cooking spread across South London, and he now counts Leomie Anderson and A$AP Rocky as fans.
Kemi Alemoru