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Premiere: Reach Records’ GAWVI Lights Up In “Late Nights” Video
From behind the boards to in front of the camera.
Tribute: 5 Years After His Passing, Guru’s Influence Lives On
With all the positive attention Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly has been deservedly receiving, it's only right to highlight one of the first rappers to blend…
Butta P Spits From The Heart On “No Love”
In hip hop, there's nothing quite like a female's touch.
Hip-Hop’s Most Well-Connected Man Is Named Rick Ross
Rick Ross didn't blow off of coke raps alone. Brick by brick, the Miami MC has built his empire via a Rolodex that's as plump…
Feature: Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Yelawolf?
Yelawolf talks upcoming album Love Story, being swagger jacked by Macklemore, working with Wu-Tang and his problem with that long-ass Shady XV cypher Photo credit:…
Feature: Trip Lee Is Rap’s Risen Son
After an out-of-nowhere semi-retirement, Reach Records star Trip Lee is back with a new album abounding with the good word. Here, the rapper speaks on…
We Rode Around St. Louis With RZA Playing Wu-Tang’s New ‘A Better Tomorrow’ LP And Preaching Chess Lessons
One day after the police murder of Vonderrit Myers, VIBE treks to St. Louis with RZA as he visits the World Chess Hall of Fame,…
St. Louis Residents React to Yet Another Local Police Shooting: ‘Who Can You Trust?’
ST LOUIS, Mo - In what seems like a never-ending cycle of violence, an off-duty St. Louis police officer has shot and killed a suspect…
Say Uncle: Television’s 7 Greatest Uncles
When it comes to uncles, forget about it. Uncles are a mixed bag and we've seen all kinds. Crazy Uncle, Drunk Uncle, Drifter Uncle who…
Did You Catch These 5 Hidden Messages In Kendrick Lamar’s ‘I’ Artwork?
What should you expect from Kendrick Lamar's upcoming single, "I"? Your guess is as good as ours, but we're gonna try anyway. Kendrick Lamar…
’94 Week: VIBE Imagines A 2014 Update To Common’s ‘I Used To Love H.E.R.’
20 years after the release of Common's most lauded track, VIBE drops a 2014 update It was 1994 —a golden year for the culture—when a…
Review: Lecrae’s Impressive ‘Anomaly’ LP Celebrates Otherness
The contrast between Lecrae and virtually every other artist thriving in the current commercial hip-hop space is overwhelmingly vast. For years he was the jewel…
There’s Something About RZA: An Ode To Wu-Tang’s Leader
Of all the Wu, I've long been partial to RZA and his street philosopher ways. His stylistic approach, his everything—ever since the supergroup invaded rap's…
5 Ratchet Rap Happenings That Became Teachable Moments
This one time I stumbled on to some Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta and oh, my God, what was that? I remember a fiery exchange…
Feature: How Amerigo Gazaway Has Become A Master Modern Soul Matchmaker
People talk about the future of music like it isn't right now. No, it's dead before us, with a few brave ones taking it where…
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Memphis Teacher Caught On Video Dragging 7-Year-Old…
The child's mother plans to press criminal charges.
California Police Kill 26-Year-Old Father In Walmart…
“They saw a car full of black people sitting in front of a Walmart, and they decided that was suspicious.”
Arkansas Judge Protests Death Penalty, Accuses…
Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen calls capital punishment "premeditated murder."
An Illinois Toddler Shot Her Pregnant Mother After…
According to reports, the bullet went through the car seat and struck the 21-year-old mother in the shoulder.
Governors Ball 2018: Performance Schedule & Food Vendors…
April 20, 2018 - 7:07 pm
Enjoy Goldlink on Friday and rage out with Eminem on Sunday.
Governors Ball 2018
Why Hasn't The Hip-Hop Boom Pushed More Black Executives To The Top?
Taco Bout It: Trevor Jackson On New Music, 'Grown-ish' And More With VIBE
#MeToo: Founder Tarana Burke On Sexual Assault, Stigmas And Society
After 20 Years In The Game, Mya Is Ready For Whatever