Tshepo Mokoena is the editorial director of VICE UK. She primarily focuses on pop culture, race, music and relationships.
Kelsey Lu Had to Manifest Hopeful Pop from Pain
We met the pop cellist and singer in London, hearing about the tumultuous journey behind her stunning debut album 'Blood.'
Child Sexual Abuse Allegations Are About More Than Your Heroes
'Leaving Neverland' and other recent documentaries are trying to tell a story about survivors, not about whose art you choose to engage with.
Little Simz Turned Confusion into Her Bravest Work So Far
The 25-year-old Londoner tells us about her new album 'Grey Area,' and finding strength in its vulnerability.
Tierra Whack Follows Up "Only Child" with New Banger "Clones"
The Philly rapper drops her latest weekly track, while Apple Music highlight her as their new 'Up Next' artist in a colorful short film.
Johnny Marr's New "Armatopia" Video Parties at the End of the World
We're premiering the ex-Smiths guitarist's latest track, which he tells us is about not losing your mind while the earth disintegrates.
Drenge’s “Never See the Signs” Now Has a Dark, ASMR Slime Video
We're premiering the Castleton sibling duo's video for the latest single off their upcoming album 'Strange Creatures.'
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Azealia Banks Is Still Really Good Live, Sorry
The controversial rapper blew London's KOKO away last weekend, deepening her 'can you separate the art from the artist?' conundrum.
Blood Orange's Tiny Desk Concert Is as Soothing as a Good Massage
"Can you swear in this? You put the thing beforehand, right, that says: 'explicit language'?"
Speelburg’s “Screener Season” Is a Smooth-Pop Ode to Sofia Coppola
We're premiering the Belgian-American artist's latest playful music video, as he gears up to release a collection of ten tracks in March.
Che Lingo’s Upcoming Rap EP Confronts Dry Relics of Masculinity
The Londoner spoke to us about his new 'Sensitive' project, which we're premiering, and how falling in love changed his outlook on relationships.
Lady Gaga "Sorry for My Poor Judgment" in Working with R Kelly
"What I am hearing about the allegations against R Kelly is absolutely horrifying," she wrote Thursday morning in a public apology.
A Guide to Explaining UK Drill to Your Family Over the Holidays
It's been all over the mainstream press, about four years late, so here's a handy way to help get nan up to speed.