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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
crime & drugs

Police Arrest Suspect in Gang-Related Slaying of 9-Year-Old Chicago Boy

Tyshawn Lee was reportedly lured into an alleyway earlier this month and shot to death because of his father's alleged ties to a local gang.
Reuters and VICE News
11.27.15
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
drugs and crime

Cops Say Chicago Fourth Grader Lured to Alley Was Executed Over Father's Alleged Gang Ties

A local priest said that in the past gang members left each other's children alone, but that the code had eroded in the streets of Chicago, where murders are on the rise.
Reuters and VICE News
11.6.15
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
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