chiraq

News

A Chicago Woman Wants You to See The Faces of Her 23 Loved Ones Killed by Gun Violence

Camiella Williams bought her first gun in sixth grade. She mourned her first dead friend in high school. Now, she is fighting to save other Chicago kids, however long the odds.
Maya Dukmasova
3.29.16
Chicago

Get Ready for 'NOISEY Chicago' on VICELAND with This Sick Mix of Chicago Rap

Featuring Chief Keef, Lil Durk, and more.
Noisey Staff
3.22.16
News

A Chicago Man Is Finally Being Charged for the November Execution of a Nine-Year-Old Boy

Even in a coarsened city, the grisly killing was seen as uniquely heinous, its victim a fourth-grade student.
Allie Conti
3.8.16
Streets by VICE

Streets by VICE: Halsted Street, Chicago

VICE travels through the many neighborhoods of Halsted Street, the central artery of Chicago.
VICE Travel Staff
2.3.16
Art

Rashid Johnson Draws Portraits with Black Soap and Wax

An all-too familiar anxiety plays out in Johnson's 'Anxious Men' at SoHo's Drawing Center.
Antwaun Sargent
11.17.15
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

What Are You Doing with Your Life? Watch Noisey's Best Documentaries Right Now

Spend your weekend the right way.
Noisey Staff
7.3.15
Throwback

#TBT Noisey Takes You to "CHIRAQ"

Explore the rap culture of Chicago with Noisey's 8-part documentary series.
VICE Staff
6.11.15
Interviews

Introducing Jay Storm, the Charlotte-Based Beatmaker Who's Making Waves in Chicago

Good luck got him where he is now—but will it get him out of North Carolina?
David Turner
1.31.15
Op-Eds

Why Common Deserves the Grammy for Best Rap Album

The Grammys do still matter. Because of that they need to make the right choice, and that choice is Common.
Slava Pastuk
1.16.15
2014 in Review

Best of Noisey YouTube 2014 - Chiraq

Watch as Thomas Morton gains intimate knowledge of the city's vibrant—and sometimes dangerous—hip-hop scene.
Noisey Staff
12.29.14
VICE Specials

Giants, Zombies, and the Islamic State: Best of 2014 on VICE

VICE host Krishna Andavolu takes a look back at the VICE network's best videos of 2014.
VICE Staff
12.28.14
Woah, Dude!

Listen to Chance the Rapper and Lucki Eck$ Team Up on "Stevie Wonder"

Two of Chicago's finest young rappers just made your Sunday afternoon a lot better.
Noisey Staff
12.14.14
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