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  1. Meadows 2017: JAY-Z Breathes Life Into The Last Days Of Summer On Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Vibe

    Day 1 of the Meadows Music and Arts Festival proved festival season can stretch into the forefront of fall. Created by the folks behind the Governors' Ball festival, day one of the second annual event brought together an impeccable mix of indie rock, hip-hop, synth pop and R&B in the extremely large parking lot of Queens' Citi Field.


  2. Rock Of Heltah Skeltah Reunites With Method Man, Inspectah Deck, Tek...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Vibe

    Heltah Skeltah may have lost a major player when Sean Price passed away, but the iconic rap duo's living member Rock refuses to let their legacy fade away. Last month, Rock made waves when he dropped his first single "GW BaG" and "Declaration" featuring Raekwon and Rass Kass - both off his brand new solo album Rockness A.P. .


  3. Ibeyi Announce New Album 'Ash', Release Haunting Video For "Deathless"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Vibe

    Ibeyi's eponymous debut album grappled with a heavy past. One that involved familial death, cultural origins and roots.


  4. Interview: Phresher Aims To Change The Reputation Of Brooklyn RappersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Vibe

    The hip-hop landscape is constantly shifting with new artists, sounds and styles. These days trends are replaced almost every month - and the birthplace of rap is no different.


  5. JAY-Z Reveals The Meaning Behind Sir And Rumi Carter's NamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Vibe

    Z's accomplishments automatically prompts you to admire his public progress, but also inspires you to make history within your own life. For part two of his interview with Rap Radar , the Brooklynite spewed words of encouragement and ushered listeners into his personal life, beginning with his mother, Gloria Carter's reveal on "Smile."


  6. Sean Price's 'Imperius Rex' Album Is A Living Testament Of His Lyrical GreatnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Vibe

    August 8th, 2015 was a sad day for the global hip-hop community. On this day, one of our underground giants passed away peacefully in his sleep.


  7. Joey Bada$$ Journeys Back to His Hometown of Brooklyn in 'Temptation' VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Vibe

    Since the release of his acclaimed sophomore album All-Amerikkan Bada$$ , Joey Bada$$ has proven his directorial skills to be equally gripping as pen game, as evidenced in the previously released visual for "Land of Free," which he co-directed. Flexing his prowess behind the camera a bit more, Bada$$ unveils the visual for "Temptation," journeying back to his stomping grounds in Brooklyn, NY to relive the experiences he endured growing up.


  8. Flipp Dinero Takes Full Advantage Of The Summer In "On Some"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Vibe

    The summer weather is sweltering hot all around the country, but that's not stopping Flipp Dinero from taking full advantage of everything fun under the sun in New York City. The outgoing Brooklynite dropped his debut EP The Guala Way via Cinematic Music Group, which features eight tracks including his standout record "On Some."


  9. Review: 'King Of The Dancehall' Interpolates The Worlds Of Caribbean Dance And Real LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Vibe

    In King of the Dancehall , its executive producer, producer, screenwriter and main character Nick Cannon, has proven once again he's a jack of all trades. The film, which was released on Aug. 2 through YouTube Red, aims to highlight Jamaica's ubiquitous dancehall culture.


  10. Young M.A Cruises Brooklyn And South Beach With The "Same Set" Every TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Vibe

    Young M.A is big on loyalty. That goes for her fans and her day-1 crew in Brooklyn, so don't expect the rising star to be switching sides anytime soon.


  11. Examiner Rules A Brooklyn Man Left Paralyzed By A Cop's Bullet 28 Years Ago Was MurderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Vibe

    A Brooklyn man who was shot by an off-duty cop and left paralyzed more than 25 years ago died earlier this month from kidney failure. However the medical examiner has ruled the man's death a homicide.


  12. Dominican Singer Amara La Negra Joins 'Love & Hip Hop: Miami'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Vibe

    Love & Hip Hop is coming to Miami. Rumored to be on the premiere season for the South Florida city are rappers and 305 representers Trick Daddy and Trina.


  13. Basketball Court In Bed-Stuy Playground To Be Renamed After Biggie SmallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Vibe

    Biggie Smalls' name continues to find a permanent home on every corner of Brooklyn, New York. According to the New York Daily News , a playground in Bedford-Stuyvesant will be renamed after the legendary rapper.


  14. 'Crown Heights' Trailer Shows The Crooked And Unfair Ways Of The Criminal Justice SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Vibe

    The criminal justice system has been on a roll for the past couple years , and a new film starring Atlanta 's Lakeith Stanfield is going to shine a light on its pitfalls. Crown Heights follows the wrongful incarceration of Brooklyn, N.Y. native Colin Warner and his childhood friend Carl "KC" King's arduous, 20-year effort to bring him home.


  15. 2 Live Crew's Fresh Kid Ice Dead At 53Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Vibe

    Christopher "Fresh Kid Ice" Wong Won, the co-founder of Miami's legendary rap group 2 Live Crew, passed away early this morning at the age of 53. According to TMZ , Fresh Kid Ice was in a Miami hospital receiving treatment for an unknown medical condition. His passing was confirmed by 2 Live Crew's manager and group member Luke Campbell on Twitter.


  16. Premiere: Thirstin Howl The 3rd Brings Brooklyn & Miami Together ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Vibe

    Thirstin Howl The 3rd has always gone above and beyond to represent for his two homes in Brooklyn and Miami, and his latest video is no different. Born in Brownsville, Howl spent the first half of his life going back and forth from his birthplace in New York to his grandparent's home in Wynwood, FL, who relocated there after his father passed when he was 3. During his young years, Howl founded the Lo Life crew, who became icons in New York hip-hop for their gritty rhymes, graffiti and of course dedication to Polo Ralph Lauren clothing and accessories.


  17. Jay-Z Pushes For Projects That Demand Social Justice: "This Is Our Power"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Vibe

    The power of one voice is strong, but when it comes to social justice, the power of our collective voices is unstoppable. Now is the time to recognize that through our voices we really can effect change.


  18. The Ultimate 'Dun': How Mobb Deep's Prodigy Became The Embodiment Of East Coast RapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Vibe

    "I'm not even going to fronta he got me," snickered an unusually self-deprecating Albert Johnson. While it was true that the all-too-serious Hempstead, N.Y. born emcee known to millions as Prodigy of the revered Queens rhyme duo Mobb Deep wasn't much for jovial displays, the sneering lyricist, who shockingly passed away on Tuesday at 42 after a long battle with sickle-cell anemia, knew when to laugh at himself.


  19. Premiere: Brooklyn Trio Symplicity Shut Down Their Exes In "Don't Hate"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Vibe

    Brooklyn trio Symplicity isn't here for any of the post break-up drama. In their new video for "Don't Hate," twins Star & Sha'tarr their friend Tasia hit up the block to stand up to their hating ex-boyfriends.


  20. Man Beat With A Bat And Stabbed To Death After Threesome Goes Horribly LeftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Vibe

    A 20-year-old man was beat with a bat and stabbed to death after a threesome in Brooklyn went awry. The romp in the hay Monday spiraled out of control when one of the participants began filming the tryst without the permission of the only woman involved.


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