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You're Not Paying Attention to New York's Most Exciting New Rap Scene

Bobby Shmurda's imprisonment left a hole, but his influence is being felt more than ever in the music of new artists like Sheff G and Blixky Boys.
Alphonse Pierre
8.3.17
Interviews

Latasha Alcindor's 'Teen Nite at Empire' Preserves a Fading Brooklyn

The Brooklyn rapper remembers a now-closed skating rink and talks being a voice for young women of color.
Lawrence Burney
6.21.17
Brooklyn's Dirty Masquerade

J'ouvert Mourning: Remembering the Brooklynites Who Died Before Dawn

Tyreke Borel and Tiarah Poyau were fatally shot during 2016's annual street masquerade in Brooklyn. We followed up with their families and friends to see how they are coping with their loss.
Amdé Mengistu
3.3.17
Brooklyn's Dirty Masquerade

Brooklyn's J'ouvert Is New York's Most Polarizing Street Festival

Brooklynites and city officials weigh in on the raucous West Indian street masquerade that some say celebrates Caribbean culture and others say is marred by violence.
Sonja Sharp
3.1.17
Noisey News

Troy Ave Was Shot in Brooklyn on Christmas Day

No arrests have been made so far.
Alex Robert Ross
12.26.16
Sponsored

Flavours of Brooklyn: Flatbush

SAM MASON
10.1.16
Sponsored

Di Fara Pizza, Flatbush

This old man will break your heart with a slice.
Munchies Staff
10.1.16
Interviews

Kirk Knight Is Ready to Captain This Starship

The Pro Era rapper has grown up and found a sound to call his own with his debut project 'Late Knight Special.'
Brian Josephs
10.7.15
THE WORST DRUG IN THE WORLD

How Synthetic Weed Is Ravaging Brooklyn's Homeless Population

Call it spice, K2, spike, or Flamingo—by any name, it's the cheapest and most dangerous way to get high right now.
Allie Conti
7.27.15
News

​Former Gang Members Are Trying to Snuff Out Violence in New York City

Crime is up in New York City, but there seems to be a decent way of reducing gun violence that requires absolutely zero police involvement.
Samuel Lieberman
3.25.15
Stuff

Talking About Life With the Chess Players of Union Square

VICE columnist and former competitive chess champion Giancarlo T. Roma talks to chess players in NYC's Union Square about life and the game.
Giancarlo T. Roma
12.29.14
News

Alleged Gun-Planting by Brooklyn Cops Raises New Questions About the Death of Kimani Gray

A report that the NYPD has allegedly planted guns on suspects in Flatbush, Brooklyn, further fuels the mystery surrounding the shooting death of a black teenager at the hands of plainclothes cops there last year.
Peter Rugh
12.23.14
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