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Dascha Polanco: “If I’m Not American Or Latina Enough, Then What Am I?”

Dascha Polanco doesn’t just love being photographed—she requires it. In a world obsessed with the willowy, caucasian prototype, the Orange is the New Black starlet…

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Afeni Shakur: A Mother’s Love

It was an Instagram clip that Big Tigger posted in the wake of Afeni Shakur's passing (May 2) that sparked an idea. Tigger was the…

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From Cutting Fades To Cutting Records, Roc Nation’s Yandel Is Razor Sharp Focused

Before Llandel Veguilla Malave—reggaeton superstar and ex-member of world-renowned duo Wisin y Yandel—takes a seat at the table he insists we capture the moment. "Let’s take…

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An Ode To Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway’s Resident Rap Genius

On a gloomy Monday morning, the air hung thick and wet as I waited to enter the White House for the first time. The sunless…

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Spike Lee: 30 Years Of Fightin’ The Power

The cult of Spike Lee was born on March 26, 1990. At Los Angeles’ Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, an uneasy tension hovered over the 62nd annual…

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Higher Power 2011: A Candid Convo With Rap’s Young King Kendrick Lamar

Let’s take a trip back to June 2011, where we find a 23-year-old Kendrick Lamar Duckworth in Harlem’s Stadium Red Studios, located on 125th Street…

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Freedom, Fatherhood & The Future: Chris Brown Is Breaking Bad

Three weeks ago, Chris Brown didn’t exactly f**k with VIBE. In December 2009, the magazine and the then-troubled singer were both staged for their respective comebacks,…

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Michael B. Jordan: Black Star Rising

Michael Bakari Jordan is pressed for time. The photo shoot set he just arrived on knows it, his personal team knows it and he knows…

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Eazy-E: The Ruthless Life Of An American Gangsta

Eric Wright, Jr. could not make out what all the fuss was about. This was not at all shocking considering that the six-year-old boy lovingly…

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Digital Cover: Syd Tha Kyd ‘If It Wasn’t For The Internet…’

Sydney Bennett is coolly propped up in a sturdy wooden bar stool at The Breslin, a swanky New York City gastropub located inside The Ace…

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Digital Cover: ‘Southpaw’ Fight Knights 50 Cent & Jake Gyllenhaal Get Raw

The Sweet Science of Life Photos by Karl Ferguson Jr. Creative Direction by Katie Piper Written by Datwon Thomas…

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Digital Cover: Fetty Wap ‘From My Trap To Yours’

Fetty Wap covers VIBE's July 2015 summer issue. Read his full cover story inside.

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Digital Cover: The Fast Cast of ‘Furious 7′ Speeds Back

With the 'Furious 7' sequel hitting theaters April 3, VIBE joins the cast for a digital cover and highlights the 10 best 'Fast & Furious'

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Digital Cover: Tyrese Takes ‘Furious 7′ Into Overdrive

Talent can be raw, ready but not always willing. That's never the case with Tyrese Gibson, R&B, rap and Hollywood's most inspired entertainer.

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Digital Cover: Furious 7’s Ludacris Goes ‘Beast Mode’

NO BRAKES, SWITCHING LANES After taking off with the high-speed The Fast & The Furious series, Ludacris is making his grand return to music…