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Features

Should Biggie And 2Pac Get The Same Criticisms As XXXTentacion?

As culturally revered as Pac and B.I.G. have become, their legacies would not be as pristine in today’s world of TMZ, Black Twitter, and the…

Features

Happy Birthday Prince: A Look At His Legacy, Progressiveness And Royal Badness

Can the estate of the late prolific and mercurial music giant live up to His Royal Badness’ towering legacy? Susan Rogers, Prince’s legendary ‘80s studio…

Lists

Rediscover The Love: 15 Best Love Songs To Rekindle Your Love

It happens. The moment you hear a song that reignites an outpouring of emotions from the past; a slow jam inspires you to…

Opinion

The Ultimate ‘Dun’: How Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Became The Embodiment Of East Coast Rap

One VIBE writer reflects on how Prodigy of Mobb Deep solidified himself as a pillar of New York rap.

Movies & TV

Marc Lamont Hill Talks Donald Trump, Cop Killings, #BLM & Taking VH1 ‘Live!’ With New TV Show

The highly opinionated author, journalist, and activist will host his very own weekly talk show VH1 Live!, set to debut this Sunday (July 17), at 10…

Events

‘HitnRUN Phase Two’: An Oral History Of Prince’s Last Studio Album

For Eryn Allen Kane it was like hearing the voice of God on the phone. It was the spring of 2015, and the Detroit-born newcomer’s…

Partner

1994: The Year Hip-Hop Won

Urban music had to be relentless, grandiose, nihilistic, insightful, dangerous, boundless, volatile, brilliant, and balls-out cocky in order to compete in the highly competitive musical…

Features

Interview: Charlie Murphy Talks Messing Up Prince’s Hair, Eddie, And New Comedy Special

You have to give Charlie Murphy credit. When you are the brother of one of the biggest comedians and movie stars to ever walk the…

News

Full Clip: KRS-One Runs Down His Catalogue Ft. BDP, Run-DMC, LL, DJ Premier, Diddy, Nelly And More

So let’s dispense with the formalities. KRS-One is one cocky bastard. The Bronx, New York rap giant, who once claimed that he was so far…

Music

French Montana on Reviving East Coast Rap: ‘There’s Been A Dark Cloud Over New York’

VIBE.COM: You are enjoying heavy buzz after releasing and being a part of such songs as your current single "Shot Caller," the Waka Flocka Flame…

Music

David Guetta Proclaims Team Nicki; Looks Forward To New Music With Minaj

She has a platinum album, toured with pop behemoth Britney Spears, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and is set…

News

V Exclusive! Mystikal Preps Young Money Album; Talks Busta Rhymes YM Debut

After the surprising news of Mystikal signing with Young Money and the release of his debut track with headliner Lil Wayne and Birdman ("Original"), the…

Music

Naughty By Nature Gets ‘Competitive’ With New Album; Gives Props to Young Money

In the ‘90s, there were three things you could always count on: Death, taxes, and a mammoth Naughty By Nature anthem. The East Orange, New…

News

Naughty By Nature Gets ‘Competitive’ With New Album; Gives Props to Young Money

In the ‘90s, there were three things you could always count on: Death, taxes, and a mammoth Naughty By Nature anthem. The East Orange, New…

Music

David Guetta Answers Critics; Relishes Dance Music’s Influence on Hip-Hop and R&B

It’s been an epic year for dance music producer David Guetta. The French DJ, who has been universally credited with introducing the current Euro-pop sound…

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