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Crew Love: How ‘The New Edition Story’ Made A Band Of Brothers

Hollywood wanted no parts of it. For television vet Jesse Collins, the whole idea of the project was as perplexing as it was frustrating. After…

Entertainment

Only One Person Has Smoked Snoop Dogg Under The Table

And it's not Wiz Khalifa.

Features

VIBE Talks: Watch Erik Hicks, Dwayne Turrentine, Tony Brown & Ted Field Discuss The Art Of Collaboration

A candid conversation with the entertainment industry vets and their forming of a creative collective to produce new projects under the Radar Pictures production family,…

Live Reviews

Day One Of The Day For Night Festival Sets The Bar Awesomely High

Houston's Day For Night festival is a glorious amalgamation of live entertainment and art by today's most forward thinkers.

Features

Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson ONE Embodies The King of Pop At His Best

MJ ONE is the amalgamation of sensory overload.

New Releases

Rapsody’s “Fire” Makes Our Soul Burn Slow With Thought

The country is still in a whirlwind after this insane election 2016 (it'll probably be even wilder if Kanye really does run in 2020), and…

News

Isaiah Rashad’s “4r Da Squaw” Video Shows The True Price Of Love

The way that albums are dropped these days boggles the mind. You go to sleep thinking nothing worth wild is being released the next day,…

Features

The Hustler’s Manual: Jay Z’s Producers Remember Making ‘Reasonable Doubt’

SPIN.com talk to DJ Clark Kent, DJ Premier, and others reminisce for the album's 20th anniversary

Events

Revolt TV & Chevrolet Take “A Journey Into Sound” With Terrace Martin & The 2016 Malibu Hybrid

Revolt & Chevrolet teamed up for an unforgettable "Journey Into Sound".

Music News

Take Five: Get To Know South Korean R&B Artist DEAN At #SXSW

While the VIBE team was checking acts at the Spotify House, we saw a young singer by the name of DEAN, hailing all the way…

Music Premieres

Premiere: BJ The Chicago Kid’s Visual For Unreleased Track “Oh My God” (feat. Jay Rock)

NYC was truly the Windy City weather-wise and BJ The Chicago Kid was probably to blame. The soul-stirring crooner breezed through the Meatpacking District and sat…

Digital Covers

Higher Power 2011: A Candid Convo With Rap’s Young King Kendrick Lamar

Let’s take a trip back to June 2011, where we find a 23-year-old Kendrick Lamar Duckworth in Harlem’s Stadium Red Studios, located on 125th Street…

Album Reviews

Pleasure Principle: 30 Years Of Loving Janet Jackson’s ‘Control’ Album

Here's to saluting the anniversary of Janet Jackson's classic career defining set.

Features

Mr. Flawless: Time To Shine

There is a certain amount of je ne sais quoi one must have to operate within the entertainment industry. That unexplained X-factor is the human…

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