Volume 8 Issue 9

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Who is Nikki Lee?

Nikki Lee is a lot of people. She's an 85-year-old woman. She's trailer trash in Ohio.

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The Invisible Baller

The story behind every Southern hip hop label CEO is like a movie. (That's probably why each and every one of them has a movie coming out.) Houston's Lil' Troy is no exception. In 1989 he put out the first record by the South's most legendary emcee...

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Made In Japan

Any alarmist parent, religious leader, or pundit in America who thinks "Quake" and Marilyn Manson caused Columbine needs to move to Tokyo and spend some time with a few Japanese teens.

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Bada Bing!

Fondly dubbed "rub'n'tugs" by their customers, the sex industry has never had such an amicable and palatable façade.

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Beats And Rhymes

I think I've figured out what the worst thing about rap music is: the pussies. You know those kids who just started getting into rap music last winter and are all "Dr. Octagon!" all day but have never heard of Schooly D? They wear those gay-ass raver...

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Silvia Exposed

Most people have friends that try to protect them when they’re drunk from the evils of this world such as fights, police and ugly people. My friends, though, are all assholes.

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Electric Independence

11 DAYS OF ELECTRONICAMention the words Montreal music Festival and most people think of standing around the (in)famous Jazz Fest with a bunch of middle age yuppies watching a half assed caricature of a once revolutionary music. Alain...

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Death To False Metal!

I know false metal when I hear it. Don't you? It's hard to put your finger on or define, but it's impossible to miss. Limp Bizkit is false metal. Most of the train wreck that is the annual OzzFest is, regrettably, false metal (although Ozzy himself and...

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Tidbits

Lenny Bruce used to carry his morphine kit in a small black case he called his "medicine bag." He liked the ritual involved with opening it up and removing each part from its respective holder. Now that the apocalypse is upon us, we too have to resort...

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Vice Fashion - The War Issue

Photos by Ryan McGinley

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Searching For Marley Marl

I've heard legends about producer/DJ Marley Marl for about as long as I can remember. People say he was the first person to ever sample a record, and credit him with being the first in hip hop to ever do a posse cut. He gave rap music a stable home in...

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The vice Guide To Electroclash

The problem with only covering four or five bands a month is that, when there's an explosion of great bands - a movement even - you have to wait months to fit them all in. We could do our new favorites like, say, Stereo Total and Crossover this month...

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