The Ghost of Big Freedia
Mainstream artists like Drake and Beyonce continue to borrow Big Freedia's voice and New Orleans flavor, but she remains completely absent from their videos.
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Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam” Soundtracks a Film About Black Spiritual Power
Inside the sampled world of filmmaker and cinematographer Arthur Jafa’s 'Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death,' on view at Gavin Brown's Enterprise in Harlem.
You Can Now Listen to Mike Will Made-It's Beats for Rae Sremmurd and Beyoncé, Along With Everything Else He Did This Year
If you need to feel unstoppable to the Gucci Mane "No Sleep" instrumental, here's your chance.
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See Mike Will Made-It Talk About Musical Influences in His Red Bull Music Academy Lecture
The Atlanta producer also revisits first meeting Gucci Mane and working with Beyoncé.
All I Want for Christmas Is Merch: Beyoncé Has Released a New Line of Festive Garms
You can buy some Christmas tracksuit bottoms for the very reasonable price of $60.
Listen to Lotic's "Election Anxiety/America Is Over" Edit of Beyonce's "Formation"
"All we can do right now as we look hate in the face is respond with love."
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Montreal’s Favorite DJ Duo A-Rock and Shaydakiss Discuss Set "Secret Weapons,” Stage Design, and More
We sent Daily VICE to this year's IleSoniq festival to talk to the pair about collaborating on and offstage.
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The VICE Morning Bulletin
This morning, Hillary Clinton makes history as the first female presidential nominee of a major US political party, President Obama says he couldn't rule out Russia's involvement in the DNC email leak, and more.
Strippers Review Drake, Beyonce, and Prince Songs
Strippers and strip club DJs have an influential taste-making ability in hip-hop. In our new series, Striptique, we test out some new music (and some old tunes) at the club and ask the exotic dancers which ones make them want to move.
Beyoncé Is Using Her Formation World Tour Merchandise to Troll the Police
The Formation World Tour kicked off last night in Miami, and she sold "Boycott Beyoncé" shirts in response to a police union's call to boycott the event earlier this year.
Beyoncé Discusses Feminism with 'Elle': "I Don't Understand the Negative Connotation"
"Choosing to be a feminist has nothing to do with your femininity—or, for that matter, your masculinity."
Black GIF Artists Speak Out | GIF Six-Pack
In the confluence of Black History Month and Beyoncé's call for "Formation," we listened to the black voices of the GIF art community.