John Waters Has Some Crude Advice for Aspiring Artists

"I always wanted to sell out! It’s just nobody wanted to buy me."
Nadja Sayej
Life Inside

Taking College Classes in Prison Helped Me Forget I Wasn't Free

It’s sad, but I knew I would go to prison before I would go to college.
Marcus Lilly, as told to Nicole Lewis
true crime

What Do You Call Two Dirty Cops Going to Prison? A Start

An insane trial proved widespread racketeering, drug conspiracy, and robbery by police in Baltimore. There's more coming.
Brandon Soderberg
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump's budget even crueler than usual, dirty cops convicted in Baltimore, Jeff Sessions praises "Anglo-American" law enforcement, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Baltimore Cops Carried Toy Guns to Plant on People They Shot, Trial Reveals

One officer involved in the city's massive corruption scandal said officers kept the replicas "in case we accidentally hit somebody or got into a shootout, so we could plant them."
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hollywood women launch anti-harassment defense fund, at least 14 killed in Nigerian church shootings, immigration computers go down at US airports, and more.
VICE Staff

Is Baltimore's DIY Art Scene Being Killed Off?

After the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, a series of high-profile venue closures in the low-profile scene have shown the kind of ugly aftereffects a national tragedy can bring.
Kaila Philo
true crime

I Had to Announce My Own Brother's Shooting Death to the Public

I'm a police spokesman in Baltimore, responsible for telling the city when someone gets shot. This time hit much closer to home.
T.J. Smith as told to Kerry Shaw

An Immersive Installation Reimagines the Black Family Photo Album

The artist Devin N. Morris grew up in 1990s Baltimore.
Antwaun Sargent
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So Drove Enlists CupcakKe, Kreayshawn, and TT The Artist for Debut Song

Listen to the genre-hopping Los Angeles producer's gleeful posse cut "Get Ya Shine On."
Alexander Iadarola

Looking for the Next Great Club Track? Just Ask Oscar Nñ of Papi Juice

The Last Record: Papi Juice’s resident DJ shares sweet reflections and funny anecdotes about his favorite tracks, perfect for your night in and outside of the club.
Britt Julious
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Say Hell's Kitchen Stabber Came to New York to Kill Black People

James Harris Jackson was apparently about to attack an interracial couple before turning himself in early Wednesday morning.
Allie Conti