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Seeing Black Male Humanity: Why ‘Moonlight’ Impacted Me As An Afro-Latina
My father, who is from Haiti, didn't express himself much to me growing up.
Foxy Brown’s ‘Ill Na Na’ Album Changed Everything For Her
VIBE rememvbers the impact of Foxy's debut album.
20 Years Of ‘Space Jam’: How Revisiting The Film Cemented Important Life Lessons
One VIBE writer rewatched the classic cartoon movie during her Jordan Year, and realized a lot of valuable lessons in doing so.
Rio Olympics: The Value Of Black And Brown Bodies In Sports And Entertainment
Despite our racial divides and a political climate riddled with anti-blackness, the giants on the Olympic stage representing #TeamUSA are black and brown.
Sorry, Lena Dunham: Kanye West’s “Famous” Has Nothing To Do With Rape Culture
Much to Lena Dunham's dismay, Kanye West’s video for “Famous” has nothing to do with, and should not contribute to, the subject of rape culture.
Lemonade: I Am Chanting With Beyoncé, Calling Forth My Own Force
Lemonade is so much more than a scandal wrapped in marketing shroud…
Is Kanye West Crying Out For Help? Investigating Hip-Hop & Mental Health
VIBE takes a deeper look at mental health issues in hip-hop.
Opinion: Kendrick Lamar’s Quiet Grammy Win Wasn’t As Satisfying As It Should’ve Been
Hours before Macklemore sent (then publicized) a semi-sorry text into Kendrick Lamar's iPhone inbox last year, the humble frontman of Top Dawg Entertainment swallowed defeat…
Opinion: Sam Smith And The Myth Of Blue-Eyed Soul
Anyone who buys into the idea that white artists blue-eyed soul are being more true to soul are being willfully obtuse Whenever people argue…
Opinion: Celebs, Keep Your Divorce Drama Off Social Media
If you're telling people in interviews about your sex life with Mariah, why be surprised when they gossip about the day you're no longer bedding…
Opinion: The Problem With ‘Sisterhood Of Hip-Hop’
Oxygen’s Sisterhood of Hip-Hop was sold on the premise that it would chronicle "the next generation of female artists, rewrite the rules of the hip-hop…
Opinion: Why Aaliyah’s Legacy Should Never Be Questioned
Death adds a certain mystique to an artist and gives people reason to constantly wonder "What if?" Aaliyah’s life ended 13 14…
Opinion: Diplo’s ‘Kandi’ Ban Is A Mad Decent Move
For some ridiculous reason, Diplo is under fire for the banning of "kandi" at Mad Decent's Block Parties in response to the injuries and tragic…
Opinion: Why Janelle Monae Isn’t A Bigger Star Yet
Given her level of talent, range, and yes, beauty, why isn’t Janelle Monáe a bigger deal by now? Her gifts as a singer, songwriter, dancer…
Opinion: Why Keyshia Cole Doesn’t Have To Sell ‘Angry R&B’
Keyshia Cole just needs to make better songs, whether happy or heartbroken Keyshia Cole’s marriage has crumbled, and judging from her Instagram postings—increasingly centered on…
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Brooklyn Man Records Fatal Plunge To His Death On…
The 21-year-old man was reportedly trying to evade the police at the time of his fall.
Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide
The former New England Patriot turned convicted murderer committed suicide Wednesday morning just days after being acquitted in a double homicide case.
Fresno Gunman Kills Three In “Random Act Of…
39-year-old Kori Ali Muhammad has been arrested on tripple murder charges.
Oregon Man Dies Peacefully After Being Told Donald…
"Donald Trump has been impeached, and upon hearing that he took his final, gentle breath, his earthly work concluded."
Kendrick Lamar’s Mom Says ‘DAMN’ Is His Best Album So…
April 22, 2017 - 7:33 pm
Mother knows best.
10 Years Later: A Definitive Ranking Of Beyonce's 'B' Day Video Anthology Album'
Ashanti Reflects On Her Record-Breaking Debut Album
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