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Diddy Believes New York Hip-Hop Is In “Last Place” Due To Unoriginality

The mogul urged young rappers to stop following "regional trends."

MTA Reports Rise In Graffiti-Related Incidents On NYC Subway Trains

"It's coming back strong," said a veteran transit worker. "The speed of these kids is unbelievable. I can't believe how fast they do a whole train."

Rihanna’s Foundation Donates Protective Gear To New York’s Healthcare Workers

“We’re so appreciative of your help and that of so many others who have stepped up."

Gov. Cuomo Orders New Yorkers With Non-Essential Jobs To Work From Home

“When I talk about the most drastic action we can take, this is the most drastic action we can take.”

New York Has Prisoners Making Hand Sanitizer To Help Fight Coronavirus

The state-branded sanitizer is “superior to products now on the market,” says Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Skyzoo And Von Pea On Brooklyn Gentrification, Modern New York Hip-Hop And Artistic Integrity

Skyzoo and Von Pea both interrogated the gentrification of their hometown of Brooklyn with their new albums this year. VIBE brought them together for a conversation.

New York State Officially Decriminalizes Marijuana

Under the new law, marijuana possession under two ounces will be a violation, not a criminal offense.

1-Year-Old Twins Die After Father Leaves Them In The Backseat To Go Work

Mariza and Phoenix Rodriguez, just a year old, were left in their father's backseat for eight hours while he worked at a nearby by VA hospital.

New York May Become The First State To Decriminalize Sex Work

"We want to bring sex workers out of the shadows and ensure that they are protected."