Opinion

Opinion

Solange’s Elaborate Braided Crown Is Omitted From Her Latest Cover… But Why?

Physically, photographically and artistically alike, Solange Knowles rightfully warns you not to touch her hair.

Opinion

Opinion: No Piers Morgan, White People Cannot Use The N-Word (And You’re An A** For Suggesting Otherwise)

Does Morgan really think that Kanye is making music for white people? Really? Nah, son.

Movies & TV

Opinion: Strong Black Friendships Eased The Sting Of Unfair Reality In ‘Crown Heights’

Strong black friendships serve as the true backbone of 'Crown Heights.'

Opinion

In Defense Of The Lady Gaga’s Of The World, Why Clap Back At An Ally?

If a potential ally wants to learn and wants to learn from you, what would you have that ally do?

Opinion

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

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

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.

Opinion

Let’s Ask Ourselves, Is Mumble Rap Really A Thing?

One writer takes a deeper look at the misguided disdain for modern day "mumble rappers."

Opinion

Rihanna’s ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’ Turns 10: Crafting A Rule-Breaking Pop Culture Icon

'Good Girl Gone Bad' served as the catalyst that would transform Rihanna from the average girl-next-door singer to an icon in the making.

Features

2017 Is In Need Of An Official Murder Inc. Reunion Tour

Can Irv Gotti please get this going for us?

Opinion

An Ode To The Power Of Obligatory “Dear Mama” Rap Album Cuts

The "dear mama" songs of hip-hop albums have a strong, but sometimes hidden power.

Opinion

Title Aside, ‘Dear White People’ Is About Much More Than Race

'DWP' has proven to be a smart, witty and nuanced story that satirizes both sides of the racial divide.
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