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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…

Movies & TV

V Exclusive! Mystikal Talks Cash Money Deal; Praises Lil Wayne

It was the kind of news that was indeed eyebrow raising. Mystikal, the bombastic, animated MC who came to prominence in the late 90’s and…

Music

T-Minus Talks The Making of Drake’s ‘The Motto’

When you have a certified street banger on your hands there’s no sense in messing around. You have to ride the proverbial wave. For Drake,…

Movies & TV

V Exclusive! Mannie Fresh Talks The Making Of Juvenile’s ‘Power’ And Going Left With Rick Ross

Mannie Fresh’s much welcomed return came about by a simple phone call. "I’ve always had a good relationship with Ross…we just reached out to him…

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