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5 Times Nicki Minaj’s Videos Referenced Asian Culture

In past interviews, the musician explained her interest and infatuation with Oriental culture.


North Korea Fires Missile Toward Japan

“We are assessing and will have more information soon."


Lady Gaga Inks Deal as the New Face of Shiseido

We've got two words for Miss Lady Gaga and it's werk, honey! The Mother Monster known for having perfected the selfie:…


Australian Woman Takes Waist Training to the Extreme

In WTF news, an Australian woman residing in Japan takes the art of waist training to the extreme. Using corsets to shape your body…


Watch Travis Scott’s ‘Houston To Osaka’ Documentary

Travis Scott's first trip to Japan was one of the best experiences of life so far. Those are actually his very own words,…


Pharrell Teams Up with Uniqlo for T-Shirt Line

  Pharrell is about to make some shoppers very happy. Yesterday (March 4), Japanese retailer Uniqlo announced a collaboration with the…


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,…


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…


Opening Ceremony Set To Relocate Flagship Store in Japan

Hipster haven Opening Ceremony is ready to set up shop for their current Tokyo flagship store in a brand new location, placed around the Omotesando…


Pepsi Introduces Fat Blocking Soda

A diet soda that actually helps you diet? So claims Pepsi, which has launched a new, allegedly fat-blocking soda in Japan. The new drink contains…


Possible Global Diaper Shortage After Plant Explosion In Japan

And here we thought the alleged bacon shortage was a catastrophe.


Watch Nicki Minaj Conquer Stages in Tokyo

Nicki Minaj hit the stage in Tokyo on Thursday while on the promo tour for her upcoming release Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.The Young Money diva…

Movies & TV

Nicki Minaj Meets the Real Harajuku Barbies: “The Japanese Barbz Got Yall BEAT!”

Nicki Minaj's first time in Japan is opening her eyes to another level of Barbiez. From her Twitter account, the HBIC has been sending updates…


Nicki Minaj Rocks Green Wig to Greet Fans in Japan

Nicki Minaj's brand has become a worldwide phenomenon and over in Japan, and Team Minaj is definitely in full effect. Fresh off the news of…


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…