WorldStarHipHop

Interviews

The Rise of 6ixBuzz TV From Wasteman Memes to Toronto's Hip-Hop Centre

The creators of the popular Instagram account explain their rise in Toronto's barren media landscape and becoming a voice for the city's youths.
Jabbari Weekes
7.11.18
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
Desus & Mero

Remembering That Time a Rogue Goat Terrorized a Town

Desus and Mero narrate a classic clip of goat-gone-wild.
Sarah Bellman
3.28.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

A German Rapper Went Viral on YouTube and Everyone in America Is Confused

“Bro, what? This man is doing cocaine off an iPhone!”
Julius Wußmann
2.15.18
Noisey News

WorldStarHipHop Founder Lee "Q" O'Denat Has Reportedly Died

He was 43 years old.
Lawrence Burney
1.24.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Future Count Stacks on a Private Jet in His VHS-Style Video For “Buy Love”

And... loved-up astronaut Future is back.
Lauren O'Neill
12.29.16
Features

The WorldStar of War Porn

On YouTube, “war porn” videos fetch millions of views. What are they doing to mental health?
Christopher Looft
11.19.15
Op-Eds

How One Hip-Hop Video Punctured the US Prison System

It might seem like just another viral clip, but the WorldStar video filmed inside a cell tells us a lot about the incarceration of black men in America.
Daisy Hudson
10.16.14
Words

Group VI and Realssm Get All Funky with Their "Dirty Clothes" On

It's a new-school-old-school house shuffler.
Jemayel Khawaja
10.6.14
New York

Huang's World: New York, Part 1

Eddie hits the Bronx, where he and WorldStarHipHop star Loopy hit up local bodegas, chow down on a Japanese-Dominican plantain mash-up, and indulge in mani-pedis.
Eddie Huang
6.2.14
Interviews

When You Wish Upon a WorldStar

We interviewed Q, the mind behind WorldStarHipHop, one of the most ludicrous—and ludicrously popular—sites on the net.
Drew Millard
12.2.13
News

Kat Stacks Is a Real American Hero, Bitch

A former prostitute turned loudmouth rap groupie seems like an unlikely poster child for the immigration movement in the US. But not only has Kat Stacks become a symbol for undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children, her story is so...
Ray Downs
4.4.13