Compton

Interviews

Redefining Black Masculinity with Channel Tres

With the release of his new EP 'Black Moses,' the Compton-bred artist challenges the way Black men are perceived in society.
DeAsia Paige
8.16.19
Los Angeles

LA's Black Food Entrepreneurs Remember Nipsey Hussle's Lasting Influence

To revitalize Crenshaw, Nipsey bought a fish market and a Fatburger—and uplifted local business owners by preaching the importance of ownership.
Daniel Barna
4.15.19
international relations

Partying in LA With Germany's Most Notorious Rapper

Police fear him, women love him, and Americans have no idea what the fuck he's saying. A behind-the-scenes look at Gzuz's wild-ass trip to Compton.
Pascal Kerouche
5.18.18
New music

Lil B and YG Team Up on New "Young Niggaz" Remix

The 'Black Ken' track gets a new hit of energy.
Alex Robert Ross
9.30.17
PROFILES

Buddy Is One of the Best West Coast Rappers You've Been Sleeping On

Since 2011, the 24-year-old Compton native has spent his career on the cusp while working with Kendrick Lamar, Freddie Gibbs, Kaytranada, and more. Now he's almost famous, so he bought a billboard.
Max Bell
9.7.17
New music

YG Is Not Backing Down with "YNS" and "Fuck It Up"

YFN Lucci and Blac Youngsta provide an assist on one of two new songs.
Phil Witmer
7.28.17
Interviews

Earl Swavey Prepares for 'Blessings From Rosewood' with Thumping "My Life"

And if you want to direct his next video, drop him a DM.
Noisey Staff
6.11.17
Basketball

LaVar Ball's AAU Team Got Trounced by 52 Points Yesterday

Maybe that'll shut him up for a second.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.28.17
VICELAND

How Weed Helps Reformed Criminals and Ex-Cops Treat PTSD

'WEEDIQUETTE' looks at marijuana's capacity to treat trauma, and 'BONG APPÉTIT' throws a pot-infused pizza party on VICELAND.
VICE Staff
5.17.17
Holy Shit

Humble Thyself, Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN' Has Arrived

K Dot's fourth studio LP features collaborations with Rihanna and U2, as promised.
Alex Robert Ross
4.14.17
Interviews

LA's OGs Have Some Words for Celebrities Saying They're Bloods

On their song "Not For Sale," Big WY and Jay Worthy question celebrities who want to buy gang credibility.
Poly Rob and Andy Capper
3.15.17
Los Angeles

Meet the Crip and Piru Chefs Behind Compton's Underground Restaurant

“It all started when I dropped out of Le Cordon Bleu and got hired to be a personal chef for local pimps while living in Las Vegas.”
Javier Cabral
2.11.17
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