Two months ago, if someone said the words “fidget spinner,” you’d look at them like they had two heads. But in those short 60 days, fidget spinners have taken the world (and internet) by storm, creating a new tiny toy fad for everyone from high-energy kids and stressed out college students to grown-ass adults still […]
The struggle of the man bun is now a New Yorker cartoon.
When Calvin Harris announced his new album Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 last month, the list of featured artists read like a list of Grammy nominees far more than a tracklist. Even so, each one of his singles continues to impress with the sheer amount of star power Harris wrangles on each track. His latest, […]
Noisey has just released an excellent documentary exploring the UK’s “gangster” rap scene called Don’t Call It Road Rap. Hosted by the legendary Mike Skinner – the man behind one of the most iconic acts out of the UK, The Streets – the documentary investigates the emerging music scenes coming out of Britain at present, […]
Himanshu Suri, aka HEEMS, is one-half of the rap duo Swet Shop Boys (along with actor Riz Ahmed, aka Riz MC), budding cook, and longtime activist. The Punjabi-Indian-American emcee was born in Queens, where he currently resides. From 2008-2012, he was part of the rap group Das Racist, formed during his time at Wesleyan University. […]
Manfred used to be a senior VP – now he’s a senior VP with some female colleagues.
Some people find clarity in the sweat of a 45-minute soul cycle session and others enlist the help of meditation teachers, but a growing segment of #GramGen is choosing the simplicity of slime as their preferred stress outlet. With more than 3 million Instagram posts tagged #slime and a seemingly endless number of YouTube tutorials teaching […]
Image Source: Getty / Hulton Royals Collection Princess Diana and Prince Charles separated in late 1992 after 11 years of marriage (and scandals), and by the Summer of 1994, the 30-year-old mother of two was single and ready to mingle. Show More Summary
Every year, XXL selects 10 rising rappers on track to have their breakout year. This year in particular is a big one; it is the 10th anniversary of the ‘XXL Freshman’ series, and it has been riotously scrutinized online. This could mainly be due to the ascension of artists like the extremely controversial XXXTentacion, himself […]
Stone Island’s brand history has been told and retold countless times over the past couple of years since the twin forces of Drake and Supreme propelled it to new heights of mainstream visibility. In case you’re one of the few people not in the loop, here’s a quick summary: back in the mid-1980s, English soccer […]
Before Gosha, there was ??????. In today’s popular culture, Russia and adidas go together like Moscow and snow. Yet, despite the mid-’70s modernism the “post-Soviet” aesthetic, the Three Stripes existed in the USSR for less than a decade before the Berlin Wall fell in 1989. Adidas wasn’t banned in Russia – you just realistically couldn’t get […]
The pick-up artists of the sea.
I’ve seen a lot of dumb shit on Twitter but, heinous declarations of outright racism aside, this one probably takes the cake. As if buying counterfeit goods says anything about a person aside from how much disposable income they have or how much they’re willing to spend on an item of clothing. Yet stigmatizing people […]
The swimmer welcomed his first child with fiancée Kayla Rae Reid on Thursday morning
Kanye West, contrary to what some of his lyrics may say, is a mortal man. And today, June 8, is the day of his birth. This year is a big one too, as the icon turns 40, gracefully sliding into middle age. And what better way to celebrate than with the following task, one that […]
On lazy days, we don't even want to think about doing our hair! But, for those moments when you have to step outside during your day off, you still want to look like you put some effort into your look. But, you actually don't have to...Show More Summary
From his first sneaker collaboration with Louis Vuitton to his failed DW by Kanye West line to a successful collaboration with A.P.C. to his now infamous Yeezy line, it’s hard to not imagine a time when Kanye wasn’t flexing in fashion. Not to mention his highly-publicized internship doing the coffee runs at Fendi’s HQ in […]
Even on first viewing, Get Out feels familiar, which is odd given the film’s unique premise. While social thrillers are relatively common in the genre, as director Jordan Peele acknowledged in a Playboy interview in 2014: “It is one of the very, very few horror movies that does jump off of racial fears. That to […]
Every year in June, the video game community assembles in Los Angeles for E3 – the world’s biggest gaming show. Not excited yet? You should be. We’ve compiled a list of everything we can expect to see this year and when you can expect to see it, as well as assessing some of the rumors […]
As we all know, DJ Khaled knows how to both promote and execute surefire hits. Having recently created an arguable song of the summer contender by enlisting Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne and Quavo for the infectiously poppy “I’m the One,” Khaled took a decidedly different – and unexpected – approach on new […]