Police Brutality Is Now A Formality…

Those words spit by the Geto Boy’s Brad “Scarface” Jordan have never rang truer than right now. It seems like a day can’t go by without another visage of someone, mostly minorities, getting hammered by the police. After the jump, Vice takes a look at the recent highly publicized case of Eric Garner and the legacy of police brutality on black men. Read More

Daft Punk | Random Access Memories | The Collaborators: Pharrell Williams [VIDEO]

Ever since Kanye West sampled Daft Punk it feels they have become widely accepted among the urban market, not they needed urban fans to be successful. But you can say that the sample did knock down some barriers. Pharrell is an artist/trendsetter that has never been afraid to collaborate with “elements” outside of his box. So with that in mind this collaboration seems perfect. Daft Punk has a current web series highlighting the collaborators behind their new album Random Access Memories. The newest episode shows their work with Pharrell, who you may have seen on their television ads for the album. Read More

‘I Wish We Were Weirder’…Is VICE Media’s Future?

Came across an interesting write-up about VICE on NPR today. The media group has been seen as very progressive and innovative amongst many of its fans, but with their chronicling of Dennis Rodman’s visit to North Korea, VICE has been getting some attention from people outside of their fan base. With a TV show airing tonight, their attention couldn’t have come at a better time. With a huge pulse on the Millennial generation, is VICE’s way of doing things a blueprint for the future? Read More

Fresh Off The Boat With Eddie Huang: Miami pt. 1-3 [VIDEO]

We showed the trailer for this episode and it promised to deliver a lot. It does as it had to chopped into 3 parts. Huang eats food with Uncle Luke, takes a porn star to dinner and experiences Chef Creole in Little Haiti. There is plenty more, so hit the jump to watch it all. Read More

Freddie Gibbs, Mr. Green, and Peruvian Pipers Espiritu Andino – Live From the Streets [VIDEO]

For this episode, we headed to Times Square where we filmed a few songs from Peruvian pan pipes crew Espiritu Andino and found percussion right around the corner from fellow street performers Wanted Techniques. After Mr. Green got what he wanted, he took the audio files into the studio to work up a beat. LFTS director Sam Lipman-Stern then took the finished beat and ventured into the vocal booth at the Vice office in Brooklyn where the one and only baby-faced killer Freddie Gibbs came in to drop a verse about the often harsh realities of Gary, Indiana. Hit the jump to see the final product. Read More

Snoop Lion – Here Comes the King [MUSIC VIDEO]

With Grammy Weekend ready to explode starting tonight we just got word that Snoop Lion will be screening his movie Reincarnated and just in time he releases a new video for a song from the upcoming album of that shares the same title with the movie. As you know the movie is the documentary showing not just the birth of this album BUT Snoop Dogg’s rebirth and transformation into Snoop Lion. Hit the jump to watch the video and get some more details on it. Read More

Fresh Off The Boat With Eddie Huang: Miami (Trailer)

Fresh off the Boat Miami brings you sex, hip hop and Haitian food. Eddie gets a food tour of Hialeah in the back seat of the Bangbus, chows down on some barbecue in the parking lot of a strip club with Uncle Luke, and vibes out on the Biscayne Bay with Chef Creole’s usual Sunday crew. Video after the jump. Read More