More R.I.P. stories


5 of The Notorious B.I.G.’s Most Lady Loving Anthems [Video]

17 years ago today Hip-Hop lost a legendary artist. The Notorious B.I.G. reigned over the industry giving music lovers hit after hit. With street smart…


The Totally Krossed Out Style of Kris Kross

Professing that "inside out is wiggity-wiggity wack," Kris Kross instead pioneered the fashion of backwards streetwear. From jeans to jerseys to overalls, Chris and Chris…


A 1993 VIBE Review of Kris Kross’ “Da Bomb”

When Kris Kross first blew up, it wasn’t hard to see why, they had all the cuteness required of adolescent rappers, and that backwards-clothing business…


The Notorious C.O.O.G.I.: Biggie’s History With The COOGI Brand

"However, I stay Coogi down to the socks…" Today marks 20 years since Christopher Wallace, better known to the world as The…


34 Aaliyah Style Moments Seen In Other Entertainers

Known for more than her beautiful voice, singer Aaliyah was a maven for style. Not only did she help make it acceptable for ladies to…


New Music: Young Jeezy Feat. 2 Chainz “R.I.P.”

Say goodbye to the club forever. Snow Go and 2 Chainz are back for another run on the night scene. On their latest collabo, listen…


Woman Forced to Sit Next to Dead Body During Flight

Swedish Resident, Lena Pettersson, got more than she bargained for during a flight from Amsterdam to Tanzania.

Movies & TV

Yvette Wilson Of ‘Moesha’ Fame Loses Her Battle With Cancer

It's a sad day for the TV world. Yvette Wilson, famous for her recurring roles on both Moesha and its spinoff The Parkers, has passed…


V Exclusive! B.o.B. Remembers the Beastie Boys’ MCA

VIBE.com recently spoke with B.o.B. about his new 2012 Olympics anthem "Champions," featuring alternative rock group O.A.R. (hopefully you caught them performing the track…


Rita Ora Pushes Rockstar Style in ‘R.I.P.’ Visuals

Were you expecting the Drake assist? No remix here, folks. The Toronto kid--who wrote the lyrics to Rita Ora's "R.I.P."--took a…


Bam Margera Has Emotional Breakdown At Jackass Co-star Ryan Dunn’s Crash Site

Two days ago, we reported that Jackass star Ryan Dunn was killed in a fatal car crash. His co-star and best friend Bam Margera visited his…


Gone But Not Forgotten: Nate Dogg’s 15 Greatest Music Appearances

As the tragic, unsettling news of Nate Dogg's death sets in, VIBE looks back at a few of the West Coast crooner's most epic music…


YouTube Comedian Gunned Down In New Orleans Street

Comedian, rising bounce rapper and YouTube sensation Anthony "Messy Mya" Barré was shot and killed in New Orleans late Sunday evening (Nov. 14). The 22-year-old,…