Braids

5.11.16

Step Inside a Drawn and Threaded Treehouse of Emotion

Three artists weave a hideaway made of human hair.

4.5.16

Justin Bieber's Dreadlocks Show How White People (Still) Steal Everything

Biebs's new 'do represents the complete lack of self-awareness that some white folks have when it comes to pretty basic shit regarding race and privilege in this country.

2.5.16

Au Revoir: Do Montreal Musicians Need to Leave to Be Successful?

Arcade Fire's Will Butler, A-Trak, Kaytranada, and more significant Montreal artists discuss what the city's scene does for music, and how that is changing moving forward.

11.5.15

Premiere: Braids Video for "Bunny Rose" Is About the Journey and the Destination

Follow the journey of a person trying to literally find themselves.

9.22.15

Buffy Sainte-Marie Rightfully Takes the Polaris Music Prize

The 74-year-old folk legend wins for her fiery 20th album ‘Power In The Blood.’

8.12.15

PREMIERE: Listen to “Sunshines,” an Unreleased Track from Blue Hawaii

The song will be released on Editorial Magazine’s ‘Editorial & Friends’ tape.

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7.20.15

Rachel Dolezal Works in a Salon Doing Weaves and Braiding Hair Now

She has begun taking appointments for braids and weaves after Eastern Washington University refused to renew her contract following the scandal, according to a new interview in 'Vanity Fair.'

6.23.15

What Does Ty$ Think of These Polaris Prize Nominees?

Who better than an American to critique some of Canada's best music?

4.20.15

Braids' Feminist Anthem Isn't About Hating Men, It's About "Fucking Loving Cake"

Montreal's Braids talk writing their new album, finding inspiration through Alanis Morissette, and just recently discovering Drake was on Degrassi.

6.20.14

Bucket Hats, Braids, and Chicken Hearts

We're giving everything you never knew you always wanted in a fashion shoot.

2.28.13

Chop, Drop, and Roll

Photographer Awol Erizku and writer Wilbert L. Cooper explore the American tradition that is the black barbershop.

6.19.12

Is Six Flags Racist Against Dreadlocks?

Do locks really make you too unprofessional to clean up little kid vomit and flip burgers?