VIBE’s recent trip to Brooklyn, New York included frolicking its famed Botanic Garden alongside up-and-comer Nitty Scott, MC.
SpinMedia, the massive blog network that owns VIBE, Spin and other properties, is undergoing a restructuring of its business model after running low on venture capitalist funds and facing heavy debt. SpinMedia LLC will known be known as SpinMedia Group and has brought in a veteran executive to oversee the new operation.
Now that marijuana legalization is a reality in states such as Colorado and Washington, there’s a momentum across the nation to make use of the green leaf legal. On the red carpet at the 2014 Grammy Awards this past Sunday, several stars weighed in on the weed debate with some surprising answers from some.
Earlier this week, VIBE unveiled an interview with producer Noah “40” Shebib, the man responsible for much of Drake’s sound. During the discussion, the Toronto native revealed a few artist he’d like to collaborate with — Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, and N.O.R.E.
Dame Dash is most known as a founder of former Hip-Hop mainstay, Roc-A-Fella Records. Never fearful of taking great risks, the mogul has seen the successes and pitfalls of entrepreneurship, which he discusses in VIBE‘s “My Philosophy” web series.
There’s been a lot of hearsay surrounding whether Future was given the boot from Drake’s “Would You Like A Tour?.” And while that part of the story is still unclear, the Honest rapper formally announced that he will be appearing on the tour as originally planned.
The rise of West Coast record label Top Dawg Entertainment is no doubt attributed to the success of its breakout artist, Kendrick Lamar. TDE’s CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith has been a mysterious figure, but the shroud gets lifted in a recent interview where the executive talks signing K-Dot, Jay Rock‘s Warner Bros. deal and […]
VIBE magazine unveiled the Robin Thicke and Janelle Monáe covered 20th anniversary issue yesterday, but that was only the first of a trio to come. Today, we get a look at the second cover featuring Nas and J. Cole.
Back in 2008, Kanye West was reportedly developing a comedy for HBO (or vice versa) styled after Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm. A pilot/demo of the show is online featuring Yeezy and actress Alison Quinn. Although it has its comedic moments, it’s not too hard to see why the show was never picked up.
No matter how accomplished Pusha T and No Malice are as soloists, fans will always keep asking about the Clipse. VIBE caught up with the Brothers Thornton for a pair of thorough interviews, both separately and together (actually, that makes for three interviews).
Big K.R.I.T. comes through with a new cut called “What You Know About It.” The track is actually the result of a contest involving VIBE and McDonald’s.
In a recent move to merge digital with print, VIBE magazine has digital covers to accompany the ones found on newsstands. For their April/May issue, Miguel and Kendrick Lamar grace the digital issue cover, with individual print covers as well.
Last summer, VICE’s Noisey coordinated a sit down between the equally outspoken A$AP Rocky and Danny Brown that went viral due to their candid conversation. Out of an array of quotables said during their chat, one referring to a fantasy about actress, comedian and talk show host Kathy Griffin made its way into a number of news sources. […]
A new player in the world of online sports and culture destinations has entered the arena. TheShadowLeague.com, which officially launched today, aims to examine the intersection between sports, race and other forms of culture in order to spark conversation.
Len Burnett, a co-founder of African-American lifestyle magazine Uptown, has purchased the title back from Intermedia Vibe Holdings. The magazine, originally acquired in a takeover, will split from VIBE magazine’s parent company and plans to hire folks from his former team.
As the year winds down, Hip-Hop Wired will be here to catch you up on every damn thing you missed just in case you lived under a rock.
Slim Shady returns to the cover of VIBE Magazine to celebrate the ten year anniversary of his cult-classic film, 8 Mile. B-Rabbit isn’t alone as Future, Papa Doc, and the gang join in a roundtable discussion of the film.
AOL, formerly known America Online, is one of the major players in the online products and branding marketplace. Keeping in line with trends, the company launched its premium video content arm, AOL On Network, this past April, and has been looking to make a splash in the increasingly crowded social online video sphere. In a move that […]
Once upon a time, Kanye West was begging to be on magazine covers. There have been war stories told about a young and hungry Mr. West walking into the offices of The Source and XXL to play his music for the staff, demanding that he get a cover. Boy have times changed.