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Ludacris, Rapsody, Tank And The Bangas To Perform At Bud Light’s ‘The Roots And Friends’ SXSW Jam

With SXSW officially starting this week, The Roots Crew is heading back to the city of Austin to hit the stage once again (and with special guests)  at…


Tinashe Switches Focus With New “Faded Love” Video

The singer-songwriter is taking control of you view.


Chance The Start Up: Dissecting Music’s Favorite Indie Obsession

Take a deeper look into the hotly-debated indie phenomenon that is Chance the Rapper.


Nas Wishes Nicki Minaj, His “Queen Of New York Hip-Hop,” A Happy Birthday

Nas had some heavy words of praise for his lady on her 35th birthday.


The 20 Best Lyrics From Kendrick Lamar’s ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’

To celebrate its 5-year anniversary, VIBE takes a look at the standout lyrics on Kendrick's critically-acclaimed album.


Ranking The Cameo: Missy Elliott’s “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)” Music Video

In celebration of her debut studio album's 20th Anniversary, we dissect "The Rain" and rank all of the cameos in the video, from least to…


Halfway Point: 17 Albums Worth Carrying Into The Rest Of 2017

Music’s purpose in 2017 posed an impulse of more feeling, more groove and more substance. And boy, did it deliver. From matters of the heart…

Album Reviews

Tracklist Ranking: The Best Beats On JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’

Where does your favorite stack up?


10 Producers Who Bring Out The Best JAY-Z

From Pharrell to Clark Kent, here are other producers who've made magic with Hov.


Bad Boy For Life: 20 Facts About Puff Daddy & The Family’s ‘No Way Out’

To celebrate the album's 20th anniversary, VIBE compiles a list of interesting facts about Puff Daddy's debut project.


Watch: Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Rye, Kevin Liles & More Hit The Culture Creators Red Carpet

Honorees at the Second Annual Culture Creators Brunch hit the red carpet.


Salute The Spitter: 20 Memorable Lyrics From ‘Don’t Sweat The Technique’

Let's take a moment to admire the lyrical chops present on Eric B. & Rakim's 'Don't Sweat The Technique.'


Is It All Over My Race: Disco’s Perpetual Gentrification

According to one writer, disco has suffered a proverbial whitewashing over time.

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