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VIBE At 20: Aliya S. King Talks Writing ‘Mean Girls Of Morehouse’ Exposé

VIBE’s “Mean Girls Of Morehouse” exposé is not only the most controversial story of Aliya S. King’s storied career, but also one of the most instantly explosive pieces…

Word Is Bond: A Brief History Of Slang Terms

With every generation, hip-hop vocab gets a refresh. VIBE breaks down the evolution of slang Badonkadonk adj. | buh-dunk-uh-dunk A large posterior; gluteus maximus of…

The 7 Most Memorable Girl Groups Since ’93

We remember the days when girl groups reigned Supreme (get it?). It wasn’t uncommon to see three, four or five attractive, highly-styled, highly-choreographed singers…

VIBE At 20: Kevin Powell Recalls Jailhouse Interview With Tupac , Ep. 3

Tupac always kept it 100. His consistency was apparent not only in his music but also in the eyes of VIBE scribe-turned-political-activist Kevin Powell, who interviewed…

VIBE Summer 2013 Cover: Robin Thicke And Janelle Monáe

Twenty years ago, Quincy Jones went on a mission. Ever since the legendary producer launched VIBE in 1993 (following a test issue in ’92), Q’s dream publication has been…

From 1993 To 2013: 20 Iconic VIBE Interviews

Over the past 20 years, VIBE has given our readers some of the most revealing interviews from the biggest superstars in music, film and sports. From the jump, with our…

The 10 Most Controversial Trials Over The Past 20 Years

On July 13, 2013, Americans waited with baited breaths for the verdict of a trial that would ultimately go down as one of the most controversial cases of our generation…

10 Great Songs From 1993

The year was 1993, and good music reigned supreme. Whether it was for the bedroom, BBQ or cubicle, these songs made a lifelong impact. Nearly 20 years later, they still…

Tupac Shakur: VIBE Looks Back at Rap Legend’s Cover Stories (Trailer)

“To me, Pac was always a consistent man,” says veteran VIBE journalist Kevin Powell. “He was always someone who kept it 100 all the time, always spoke his mind.” Powell…