Boy Band

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Lance Bass of NSYNC Is Making a Movie About How Much People Loved NSYNC

He thinks it could also go to Broadway?
River Donaghey
New music

Terrifying Stan Twitters Rejoice as Nicki Minaj Jumps on a BTS Song

It's a remix of the Korean boy band's new single, taken from their new album 'Love Yourself: Answer.'
Alex Robert Ross
Important Questions Raised By...

Kids Tell Us Why They’re So Obsessed with Brockhampton

“They’re literally like 'I am gay, I am black—whatever.' We’re bored of boy bands with clean cut white boys.”
Annie Lord

"Today, I'mma Be Whoever I Wanna Be"

Brockhampton straddle the divide between worlds, creating a space where their fans can be themselves.
Ryan Bassil

Meet the Young Artists Creating a K-Pop Boy Band with No Korean Members

Bora Kim is raising questions of race, masculinity, and the importance of teenage girls' taste.
Mark Hay
we saw this

We Went to See the O-Town Reunion

In 2014, the people ready to see O-Town are roughly the same people who always were ready to see O-Town: People who were in middle school circa 2002.
Jonathan Bernstein

Does Anyone Care That One Direction Was Caught Smoking Weed?

The world's most famous boy band was caught indulging, but the media has been oddly kind to them. Is smoking weed no longer the edgy pastime it once was in a culture where you can get high legally with a prescription?
Clive Martin
The Stardust & Moonbeams Issue

My Brother Was in a Chinese Boy Band

In 2001, my older brother Rich went to Beijing. Once there, he lied about his age, changed his name to Jun (which means handsome in Chinese), and started a pop group. Their biggest hit was a song called "Get On Up and Get Down," which they performed in...
Royce Akers