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Lil Wayne Covers Vibe, Says ‘Competition Is For The Old Guys’

Lil Wayne certified himself as the reigning king of hip-hop with the release of his latest opus, Tha Carter IV, which is nearing 1.4 million as of press time. In celebration of his status as one of the biggest, if not the biggest in hip-hop, the rapper has been revealed as the cover artist for Vibe's upcoming October/November issue. "For VIBE's October/November issue we wanted to explore the heart of an artist and the mind of the man who knows how to do nothing but defend and protect his craftsmanship," said Vibe. "With 20 years in the game, 365 days spent in jail...
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Amber Rose on Vibe June, July 2011 Cover
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Vibe Stands Behind Amber Rose Cover Story, Editor Issues Statement

Despite model Amber Rose blasting them, calling her cover story "untrue and ridiculous," Vibe magazine's editor-in-chief has issued a statement is standing by reporter Tracy Garraud feature piece on Rose. In a short statement, posted at Vibe.com and addressed the "VIBE reader," editor Jermaine Hall says the long-running urban magazine is confident in the "accuracy" of the piece. "As we're sure you've heard, Amber Rose has expressed some displeasure...
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Amber Rose on Vibe June, July 2011 Cover
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Amber Rose Calls Vibe Cover Story ‘Untrue And Ridiculous’

The cover for Vibe's Sexy Issue features Amber Rose, in which she discusses some controversial subjects -- including her life, post-Kanye; and her rumored relationship with Reggie Bush. But now, it seems has though the model isn't exactly feeling what was printed in the cover story. She expressed her anger in a series of tweets late Saturday evening (May 28). Rose called the story "untrue and ridiculous" ...
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Amber Rose on Vibe June, July 2011 Cover
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Amber Rose Says Kanye Called Her ‘Iconic’, Admits To Hooking Up With Reggie Bush

A topless Rick Ross isn't the only celeb to grace Vibe's June/July Sexy issue. Nope, the long-running urban mag tapped hip-hop hottest arm candy, Amber Rose, to share duties with the Miami rapper ... and Vibe.com revealed Rose's cover this week. In Rose's coverstory, which hits newsstand June 6, she talks life "post-Kanye", admits to hooking up with Kim Kardashian's ex Reggie Bush, and why she's much easier to relate to than other reality stars...
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Vibe Unveils ‘Pop Music’ Cover With Bruno Mars, B.o.B & Wiz Khalifa

For their February/March issue, Vibe will be dropping a new cover, dubbed "The New Pop Music," featuring rising newcomers Bruno Mars, Wiz Khalifa, and B.o.B. The long-running urban mag just unveiled the cover, featuring the artist trio side-by-side, rocking all black, as the sit atop the pack of the new generation of music. "You may not get why we are calling them 'The New Pop Music' but the truth is each of them has taken their own sound...
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Magic Johnson, Yucaipa Companies Invest In Vibe Magazine

Vibe Holdings, the company behind Vibe magazine, announced Wednesday (February 9) Magic Johnson and business magnate Ron Burkle's The Yucaipa Companies have made a substantial investment. Both Johnson and Yucaipa join the company's existing owner, InterMedia Partners, which also consists of Vibe.com, Uptown Magazine and the iconic "Soul Train" TV show. "This investment transaction will invigorate and...
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Bruno Mars Lands First Magazine Cover, BTS Of His Vibe Shoot

Following his monumental success over the last couple years, and the release of his debut Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Hawaiian singer Bruno Mars starts off 2011 with his first-ever magazine cover ... for Vibe. "The Hawaii native has turned into an international star, topping the charts as a featured guest, songwriter and solo act," the magazine says of Mars. "Salute to you Mr. Mars. We look forward to seeing you win this weekend at the Grammys" ...
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T.I. Talks Drug Dependency, What Eminem Says About It In New Vibe Issue

T.I. may be in prison serving an 11 month sentence for a probation violation, but the press he did in support of his upcoming No Mercy album, prior to turning himself in, continues to surface. The latest piece on the Atlanta rapper comes from Vibe magazine, who put TIP on the cover of their upcoming December/January 2011 issue. In the interview, T.I. gives a candid interview, in which he talks about how harsh his recent punishment was...
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Diddy Denies Being Malicious To Any Former Bad Boy Artists

Throughout his history in the music biz, Diddy name has been synonymous with success. However, despite how many songs he's turned into hits for his artists, there's a perception among fans and industry types that label him a dirty business man. Whatever you think of Diddy and his business tactics, he recently decided to clear the air on the topic in the August/September issue of VIBE, which he covers alongside Dirty Money, Janelle Monae and Rick Ross...
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Eminem Talks Retirement In Vibe’s New ‘Juice’ Issue

Obviously, Eminem can still make noise. That's apparent with his recent album, Recovery, doing double-platinum numbers. But, as he pushes 40, how much longer with the Detroit rapper continue to rap? That's the question, Vibe asked Em in a interview for their new "Juice" issue, which sees the rapper on the cover with his mentor Dr. Dre. Here's an excerpt from the interview, posted by RapRadar.com...
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Dr. Dre Talks ‘Detox’, Track Leaks & Instrumentals Album In Vibe Cover Story

Dr. Dre and Eminem are set to cover Vibe's upcoming August/September issue, set to hit newsstands later this month. In the interview, the Good Doctor speaks on everything from the over-delayed Detox LP, the mysterious leaks from the records, and an upcoming instrumental album? Here's a few excerpts from the story ... and/or pick up the issue when it hits newsstands on August 16th.
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Behind The Scenes of Nicki Minaj’s Vibe Cover Shoot

The folks at VIBE.com recorded their shoot with Nicki Ninaj for the cover of the new Vibe magazine. Watch as the Young Money First Lady goes through a variety of poses to catch the shots for her feature/spread in the mag. Countless shots to check. Issue coming soon...
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Vibe Crowns Dr. Dre ‘Greatest Producer of All-Time,’ Dre Accepts Honor

After weeks of a bracket-style producer match-up, Vibe.com officially announced that Dr. Dre won their "Greatest Producer of All-Time" contest, after going head-to-head with DJ Premier in the final round and garnering 62% of the fans' votes. According to Vibe.com, there were a total of 189,425 votes in the six rounds, which they launched back in early April, which included a number of great producers in several categories...
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Sneak Peak of Nicki Minaj’s Upcoming June/July Vibe Cover

Uh oohhh... Nicki Minaj is everywhere these days. She's become a star in such a short time, hasn't she?. Here's a sneak peak of her next magazine cover ... for VIBE. "Who wants to keep a secret like this ... Nicki Minaj is going to grace the June/July Vibe Magazine cover and here is an outtake to prove it! No, this is not the actual cover. Just a teaser make you go crazy. Can't get enough? ...
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