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5 Times Nicki Minaj’s Videos Referenced Asian Culture

Throughout her career, Nicki Minaj has used Asian culture to amplify her artistic endeavors and her personal aesthetic. The release of her Steven Klein-directed video…

North Korea Fires Missile Toward Japan

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says that North Korea fired a ballistic missile at 11:42 p.m. local time Friday, reports USA Today. The missile…

Interview: BC ONE Finalist Nori Talks B-Boys, International B-Boys and More

Before the 2013 Redbull BC ONE B-Boys Finals in Seoul, South Korea, VIBE was on location to speak to a number of the dancers. Today, we present our first interview from…

10 Facts You Should Know About Kaskade

Producer icon Kaskade dropped his 10th studio album yesterday (Sept 10), Atmosphere. It sparked a cardinal curiosity about who the man behind the decks actually is…

Possible Global Diaper Shortage After Plant Explosion In Japan

And here we thought the alleged bacon shortage was a catastrophe. According to ABC News, an explosion at a chemical plant in the coastal city of Himeji, Japan has…

The Acceptance of Black Culture in Japan

The first time I skimmed over the title "Black Lifestyle in Japan," I rolled my eyes without even meaning to. This was gonna be another one of those viral videos. You…

Would You Wear Air Conditioned Clothes?

The recent oppresive heat has people dipping and diving for cover in the nearest A/C equipped facility they can find. But what if you could take the air conditioning…

Katy Perry Tweets About Russell Brand Getting Deported From Japan

California girl Katy Perry saw her Japanese vacation cut short this past weekend. The popstar used her Twitter account to inform followers that her husband had just been…