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VIBE/ Koury Angelo
French Montana Goes To Uganda And Learns The Most Important Rule Of The Jungle
Karim "French Montana" Kharbouch is hiding out in the subterranean level of the historic Weylin building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn when I arrive at its doorstep.
VIBE/ Sami Drasin
Sevyn Streeter: “This Is My Life, There Is No Plan B”
It’s the evening before the 4th of July holiday, and after five hours of editing her new music video, Sevyn Streeter is willing to stay…
All Eyez On Him: Demetrius Shipp Jr. Against The World
One moment he was facing eviction from his apartment and the next he was filming the role of a lifetime, as hip-hop’s greatest global icon,…
Picture Me Rollin’: Demetrius Shipp, Jr. Channels Tupac Shakur’s Aura On Iconic VIBE Covers
Tupac Amaru Shakur was one rare individual. How did this mortal man take the entertainment world by storm and still represent his core values, talents…
Ian Reid / VIBE Vixen
The Gag Is… Keke Palmer Is The Soul Author Of Her Truest Gospel
It’s a crisp 20 degrees and Lauren "Keke" Palmer dons a faux fur coat over a short skirt and bikini top while greeting fans outside…
Katie Piper & Karl Ferguson
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…
VIBE Viva / Stacy-Ann Ellis
Cardi B Doesn’t Give A F**k, And Neither Should You
"This is my happy place," which is why Cardi B invites me to her grandmother’s home in Washington Heights and not her condo in Edgewater,…
The Titan Of Talk: Up Close And Personal With Angie Martinez
It's hard to write anything about radio veteran Angie Martinez without mentioning WQHT’s Hot 97 FM. The New York station long hailed as a cultural…
20 Years Later: Tupac Is Hip-Hop’s Prophet Of Rage And Revolution
I have never met anyone like Tupac Shakur, and I doubt I will ever meet anyone like him ever again. In the past few days…
Anderson .Paak & BJ The Chicago Kid Are Here To Save Your Souls
"Aight, get off my stage, n***a." Anderson .Paak’s words lack the bite that usually comes with such a succinct command. Instead, it’s the kind of lax scold…
BJ The Chicago Kid: Soul Music’s Safe Haven
"Soul music comes from church. I come from church. Therefore …" Bryan James Sledge trails off mid-sentence and shifts his attention back to the plate…
VIBE/ Stacy-Ann Ellis
Anderson .Paak Is Exactly What The Doctor Ordered
Anderson .Paak is hard to catch up with. But if you ever find yourself in a position to sit down with him, even if just…
Pure Energia: Colombia’s Reggaeton Ruler J Balvin Returns
It’s 3:05 p.m. in the 305 and Colombian reggaeton superstar J Balvin just landed on American soil. It’s his only two days off that he’s…
VIBE/ Karl Ferguson Jr.
Speaking Truth To ‘Power’: 50 Cent & Co. Define Their Character Flaws And 48 Laws
The stinging cold and unrelenting wind is going pound-for-pound this early March afternoon outside Steiner Studios in Brooklyn. The sun peeks out from the few…
The Evolution Of Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs And The Bad Boy Family Through VIBE’s Covers
The launch of VIBE was the definitive introduction of the power of Hip-Hop and culture to move the crowd. Before the Internet, before email, before…
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Rikers Island Inmate Who Escaped Found Hours Later…
Naquan Hill, 24, hid in a trailer on the island about 100 yards away. Rikers Island officials noticed an inmate was gone after the head…
Bronx Teen At Rikers Makes Bail “Thanks To The Robert…
"They came to the rescue."
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The exhibit will also feature a tribute to Nicole Brown Simpson.
Nicki Minaj Is Pretty Much The Star Of Future’s “You Da…
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Nicki is truly the baddest in this Benny Boom-directed visual.
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