Baton Rouge

Mass Shootings

Someone Pulled a Gun in a Walmart In Louisiana and Everyone Panicked

Americans are on edge after a week of horrific gun violence. Panic struck in New York and Utah, too.
Trone Dowd
8.7.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why You Need to Care About DeRay Mckesson's First Amendment Case

This ruling could make protest leaders liable for things they didn’t do
Alexander Stockton
7.12.19
Blackface

Baton Rouge cops apologize for using blackface to arrest drug users in the ’90s

The practice was employed to trick prospective drug buyers into believing they were drug dealers.
Rex Santus
2.12.19
Horkfest

I Spent 12 Hours Eating Everything at a LSU Tailgate

I’m instantly handed sausage, fried soft-shell crab, and a deep-fried Twinkie—which probably shouldn't have shared fryer oil with the crab.
Naomi Tomky
12.19.18
we saw this

Escape the Room with Kevin Gates

We followed the Luca Brasi 3 rapper into the depths of his new trap house-themed escape room (yes, that's a thing that exists) in Los Angeles.
Paul Thompson
10.31.18
Premieres

Sherwood Marty Shows His Potential as Baton Rouge's Next Star with "Way Up"

It's the first single from his new mixtape, 'The Fresh Prince of Sherwood,' out soon on 300 Entertainment.
Noisey Staff
8.23.18
Policing

Police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling at close range has been fired

Officer Blane Salamoni won't be criminally charged
Tess Owen
3.30.18
Police Shooting

The cops who shot and killed Alton Sterling aren't being charged

The two white police officers from Baton Rouge who fatally shot the black man won’t face charges.
Tess Owen
3.27.18
PROFILES

Mista Cain, A King Uncrowned

After three years behind bars, the Baton Rouge rapper is ready to take his overdue spot amongst the greats.
Trey Smith
11.2.17
New music

Listen to YoungBoy Never Broke Again's New Mixtape, 'Ain't Too Long'

The follow-up to August's 'AI YoungBoy' hit YouTube overnight.
Alex Robert Ross
10.7.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Kevin Gates Shares His Thoughts From Prison For the First Time Since October

The Baton Rouge rapper also shares a new video for "What If."
Lawrence Burney
9.6.17
Essays

NBA YoungBoy Is Incisive, Introspective, and Next in Line for Greatness

On his latest mixtape, 'AI YoungBoy,' it's impossible to ignore the links between the Baton Rouge rapper and recent greats. At 17, he's already more than his skillset.
Lawrence Burney
8.19.17
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