Movies & TV
“If Rihanna Is Not Plus-Size, What Is She?” Bad Gal Riri Is Thick AF
Is It All Over My Race: Disco’s Perpetual Gentrification
According to one writer, disco has suffered a proverbial whitewashing over time.
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.
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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."
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.
2017 Is In Need Of An Official Murder Inc. Reunion Tour
Can Irv Gotti please get this going for us?
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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.
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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Fyre Festival, Or “How I Learned Not To Feel Bad For The Privileged”
This was a cautious tale exploring how companies will take advantage of impressionable, gullible, privileged millennials through materialistic allure.
‘DAMN.’ Proves Kendrick Lamar Doesn’t Make “Fun” Music, So Is Drake Better?
Kendrick Lamar's third album 'DAMN' solidifies his prowess as an artist, while also proving he's not the "fun" MC.
HBO’s Exploration Of Henrietta Lacks’ Legacy Will Leave You Wanting More
Lacks’ cells were remarkable, aiding scientists in a wide range of medical developments including the polio vaccine, HIV research, chemotherapy and in vitro fertilization.
VIBE’s Staff Reacts To Kendrick Lamar’s Album, ‘DAMN.’
Kendrick Lamar's latest musical effort sent VIBE's staff for an emotional yet introspective ride.
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Opinion: “Chanel” And A Hesitant Love For Frank Ocean’s Rapping
Frank Ocean's bars finally won over this long-time skeptic.
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Being Black For 103 Minutes: ‘Get Out’ From A White Millennial’s Perspective
"If a powerful motion picture could ruffle the feathers of just a portion of white America, it has done its job."
Today’s R&B Stars Prove TLC’s Influence Is As Strong As Ever
On Wednesday night's (March 7) episode of Star, TLC teased a track from their final album expected to be released this summer.
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