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Features

The Women Who Cried Wolf In 2016

VIBE takes a closer look at the dangerous trend of little white lies.

Opinion

Just Because I’m Black Doesn’t Mean I Have To Agree With You

It seems like all tunnels into black culture are clogged. What are we going to do about it?

Features

Wait What: 30 WTF Moments Of 2016

Go down memory lane.

Features

Millennial Catalysts Under 30: They’re Talking, You’re Just Not Listening

Vic Mensa, Chance the Rapper, Zendaya and more round out the lists of millennials taking a stand for social change.

Features

Good Vibes For Bad Times: 7 Albums That Got Us Through 2016

Whether you noticed or not, Jesse Boykins III, Solange, Common, Anderson .Paak and a host of others made music that de-stressed our souls.

Features

Run It Back: The 60 Best Songs Of 2016

These 60 songs had us hitting "repeat" all year long.

Features

20 Standout Latinos Who Raised The Bar In 2016

As the year comes to a close, we look back on those who took a stand, made a statement, or just did something incredibly rad, forging…

Features

This Is Fine: 50 Moments Of Black Magic From 2016

Here are the positive moments that helped us get through one crazy year.

Features

The True Winner Of Summer ’16 Was Caribbean Culture

At its core, the movement won over Summer ‘16 and virtually the entire year.

Features

Wake Up & Jam: The 13 Slept On Albums Of 2016

Take a listen to the albums, mixtapes and EP's that thrived under the radar.

Features

Then And Now: The Complexities Of Hip-Hop Journalism’s Changing Landscape

Two VIBE Editor-In-Chiefs discuss the roadblocks both print and digital hip-hop journalism have endured- perception of the urban lifestyle, homophobia and the game's reputation.

Lists

Diddy Reflects On 2013 (Video)

To round out the year, Diddy talks to his own Revolt TV about some of the year's biggest artists, including Beyonce, who he…

Features

The Craziest Rap Blog Headlines Of 2013

2013 has been one hell of a year for hip-hop. Aside from the chart topping hits and critically acclaimed albums, the rap blogs were also…