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Music

The Guide to Getting Into Chaka Khan, Funk's Eternal Queen

'Hello Happiness' is Chaka Khan's first album in 12 years. As funk's standard-bearer, her dynamic voice is enough to stand the test of time—and genres.
Kristin Corry
2.20.19
Unfollow Me

My Ex Abused Me and Stalked Me. Then I Developed OCD

I started making lists and timelines so I could deal with my stalker ex. Then it became a compulsion.
Suzannah Riggs
11.21.18
Culture

We Still Need ‘They Live,' the Most Relevant 80s Movie

It's been 30 years since John Carpenter's classic alien invasion movie hit theaters, and it's more important than ever.
Beckett Mufson
11.6.18
Essays

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

"I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question: 'Who would I be had I not been raped?'”
Lori Fox
11.6.18
In Memoriam

Mac Miller Wasn't Done

The rapper, who died on Friday, was constantly reinventing himself, searching for an identity. He had much more to give.
Alex Robert Ross
9.8.18
coachella 2018

SZA Is the Pop Star of the Future, Long Live the Queen

SZA wasn't technically Coachella’s Friday night headliner, but her set felt like a damn coronation.
Shaad D’Souza
4.14.18
Take Care

How 'Project Runway' Helped Me 'Make It Work' When I Was Depressed

Although I hate to admit it because it makes me feel sappy and basic, the show is inspiring—and Tim Gunn is a literal angel.
Juliet Escoria
2.8.18
Dogecoin

My Joke Cryptocurrency Hit $2 Billion and Something Is Very Wrong

Dogecoin's inventor looks to the past for insight into the future.
Jackson Palmer
1.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Salma Hayek Says Harvey Weinstein Threatened to Kill Her

In a 'New York Times' op-ed, the actress writes that Weinstein sexually harassed her, blackmailed her into doing a nude scene, and once told her, "I will kill you, don’t think I can’t."
Drew Schwartz
12.13.17
Essays

What’s Drake to Do When Toronto Isn’t Enough?

"Toronto’s problems always have been and always will be greater than the one who stunned it out of its stupor."
Amani Bin Shikhan
11.20.17
Essays

Sex Is Never Just Sex on St. Vincent's 'Masseduction'

The album travels the path of seduction to its messy existential aftermath and how one can possibly move forward from that carnage.
Sarah MacDonald
10.16.17
Essays

Ibeyi Let Go of Their Ghosts To Face Today's Demons on 'Ash'

The album pulls you into a larger community and asks you to share your memories—no matter how painful they may be.
Sajae Elder
10.13.17
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