MusicIn advance of N.E.R.D’s upcoming album, Pharrell opens up about how Kelis helped diversify his wardrobe and discusses his style influences, from lumberjacks to hip-hop icons like A Tribe Called Quest.
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FashionJoey Bada$$’s sound has evolved since he burst onto the scene a few years back, and with the release of his new album, All-Amerikkkan Bada$$, he’s explicitly embracing politics, tackling systemic oppression, racism, police brutality, and more. Here, he discusses his artistic intentions, his political motivations, and his spiritual practices (including harnessing the power of crystals).
MusicIn honor of the Tonys, we asked some of our favorite Broadway actors to share the story of their most memorable auditions for a musical. Josh Groban recounts being laughed out of the room for his try at Sweeney Todd, Idina Menzel shares the secret of her Wicked outburst, Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. reveals the song he always auditions with, and Hugh Jackman admits that his run for the musical Beauty and the Beast forced him into singing lessons.
MusicTo mark the occasion of the Tonys, we hit up some of our favorite Broadway stars for some of their less distinguished moments: their audition horror stories. James Corden, Kevin Spacey, Hugh Jackman, Tavi Gevinson, Cobie Smulders, Corey Hawkins, and Zachary Quinto shared hilarious and humbling audition horror stories that prove anything can happen.
MusicFashion's favorite rebel takes a break from the whirlwind promotional tour for her brand new solo album, Fake Sugar, to shake up the early summer boardwalk scene on New York's Brighton Beach.
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BeautyAs Vogue celebrates its 125th year, we look back at the history of fashion, and the magazine, in a series of “five points” videos by decade, narrated by the stylish Sarah Jessica Parker. In the above episode, we take a look back at the roaring ’20s.
MusicRapper D.R.A.M. may be a Grammy newcomer, but with the support of his fans, family, and puppy, he got through the night in style.
MusicThe 21-year-old YouTube star turned international pop sensation recently invited us to join him backstage as he warmed up for a show at New York City’s Terminal 5. Watch as he does his vocal exercises, gives himself a little pep talk, and even catches a minute to meditate before hitting the stage for a sold-out show.
FashionAll Adidas Originals everything! G.O.O.D. Music president and rapper Pusha T talks his new shoe and his international style at Miami’s Art Basel.
MusicIn North Dakota, thousands of Native Americans and allies have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in a fight to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline that they say threatens water and sacred land. They call themselves water protectors, not protesters, and they have built a nonviolent resistance movement based in ceremony. Here, in scenes from Standing Rock and at a demonstration in nearby Bismarck, we meet people from all over the world who have come to support and help the camp prepare for winter.
MusicVogue.com met up with Vince Staples in Long Beach, CA during F.Y.F. to talk about his album Prima Donna. Here, Staples shares his process: write what you want, when you want, and don’t force it. Music: Vince Staples “War Ready” from Prima Donna
MusicProduced for Vogue with 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. Santigold shows off her latest song and video, reveals how to get her look, and the importance of in-car listening In Sound Test, music’s biggest fans take a surprise ride with their favorite artist and get to listen to the artist’s latest music. Make 2016 a year of pleasant surprises and great music, brought to you by the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu.
MusicOnce in a generation there’s a collective that shakes up the cultural norm. In 1993 Sean Combs founded Bad Boy Entertainment, giving the East Coast a new sound of soulful tracks with powerful messages. Here, to commemorate the Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, Combs reminisces about The Notorious B.I.G., his son Christian Combs recalls a birthday spent on stage, and others in the Bad Boy family recall their best Bad Boy memories.