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Yup, Black Pittsburghers Have A “Pittsburghese” Too

After assuming I was the baseline and everyone else spoke with an accent, it was a bit jarring to learn that the way I spoke wasn't "right," just Pittsburgh

Master P Didn’t Ruin Hip Hop, Jay-Z Did

People often blame the South's rise for the demise of hip-hop. The truth is, one of NYC's own helped usher in that demise that New York hates so much.

10 Things Less Somehow Less Predictable Than Chief Keef Getting Dropped From His Label

Chief Keef dropped from Interscope. Water is still wet

A Second-By-Second Breakdown Of President Obama Reminding Us He Can Take Your Girlfriend

00:24: President Obama says "There's an example of a brother just embarrassing me. Just for no reason whatsoever" which you can totally imagine him saying about Ben Carson

Why This Kid’s YMCA Membership Card Pic Is The Blackest (And Cutest) Thing We’ve Ever Seen This Week

Even though this is a pretend jumpshot with pretend form, his smirk clearly lets you know that his pretend jumpshot went in

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood, Ep. 6 Recap: Oh How Things Change

In this recap of episode 6 of LHH Hollywood, Fizz fizzles, Teairra Mari tonally terrorizies, Nikki notices nothing, and Ray J rires Rorgan.

10 Rap Songs That Would Be As Big (Or Bigger) Today As When They Came Out

VSB drops a list of songs that would be as big today as they were when they were released. What songs? DID YOU GUESSED IT? WERE YOU RIGHT? Have a look see and drop your gems.

The #PostBadBeards Struggle Is REAL: Why I’m Not Mad At Fake Beards

Although "light-skinned points," "big booty points," "long hair points," "tall points," "big dick points," and "he has a job points" are well established within our community, "man hair points" -- where men are given extra attractiveness points just for having a full beard or long dreadlocks -- are just as common.

When White People Attack…Pumpkins

This past Saturday, a riot broke out during the New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival, resulting in pol...

Spiders The Size of Puppies? Fuck Nature, Yo.

"The South American Goliath birdeater (real name!) has a footlong legspan and two-inch fangs. Its bo...

Which Album Cover Is Worse? Big Bear Vs. Big Mike

The worst hip-hop album cover of all time is generally considered to belong to Big Bear. However, we think we may have another contender! And playa playa, its serious.

Why The “Unmasking” Of Viola Davis On HTGAWM Is The Blackest Thing We’ve Ever Seen This Week

Because nothing is Blacker than a Black person "fixing their face" right before a confrontation

I Just Want To Talk To My Mom Today

My mom died October 18th. Today, October 16th, marks a year since the day I knew I'd never hear her voice again.

PJ and The Playlist Thursdays, Vol 1

With all of the music heads romping through the VSB lands, Panama decided to start a song swapmeet. He'll show you his if you show him yours.

An Ode To The First Black Twitter: Vibe Magazine’s 20 Questions

With each new Vibe issue, I flipped straight to the 20 Questions like generations of horny Negroes have done JET for the Beauty of the Week

A Ranking Of The 10 Whitest Guys Rashida Jones Has Been Romantically Paired With On Screen

In this context, "White guy" is defined as "guy who is White."

2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Recap

The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards came on tonight. We watched so you didn't have to, even though we know you probably did. Hey, we can't all love ourselves the way we should now can we?

A Ranking Of The 25 Best Black Television Shows Of All-Time

I (obviously) created the list, so the list is (obviously) right. Still, feel free to disagree.

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood Ep. 5 Recap: “Truth Be Told”

Episode 5 of LHH Hollywood was pretty much the same ole same ole. But we got a Ray J sighting and that makes the world a little bit better.