Noisey x NTS x YouTube Music presents Unearthed

How Mahalia Became a Full Time Music Nerd

We spoke to the 20-year-old UK soul singer as part of the Unearthed project with NTS Radio, and powered by YouTube Music.
Daisy Jones
the people vs.

Your Nice YouTube Comments Make Scarlxrd Smile, Under His Mask

On this edition of 'People Vs.', the UK rapper is the latest artist to delve into the hell hole/treasure trove that is the video comments section.
Noisey UK Staff
Fuck Yeah

Some of the UK Drill Videos YouTube Deleted Are Now on Pornhub

Of course people online found a way to keep the much-maligned and misunderstood genre up.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Looooooool: "Despacito" Reached 5 Billion YouTube Views, And Then Hackers Deleted It

It was part of a hack which also affected videos by Shakira, Selena Gomez, Drake, and more.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

A 'Times' Article Accused Tim Westwood Of Profiting From Gangs

The piece, which cites a police report regarding Westwood's YouTube channel, continues mainstream media's attempts to link UK drill with gang violence.
Lauren O'Neill

LB Is the Teenage Rap Sensation You're Too Old to Know About

The 16-year-old Toronto rapper explains how the internet and 'NBA2K' pushed him into the spotlight and his debut project 'So Spiffy.'
Sharine Taylor
Internet Exploring

This Child Music Vlogger Is Going to Steal My Job

The YouTuber/artist known only as 'Rory' is going to be our overlord very soon.
Lauren O'Neill
Internet Exploring

Some Nerds Are Using Your Favorite TV Shows to Explain Radiohead Albums

'Spongebob,' 'Seinfeld,' and more reveal the futility of modern existence.
Andrea Domanick
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

A German Rapper Went Viral on YouTube and Everyone in America Is Confused

“Bro, what? This man is doing cocaine off an iPhone!”
Julius Wußmann
An Oral History

An Oral History of SBTV, the YouTube Channel That Blew the Doors Open for UK Rap

Jamal Edwards, Devlin, Ghetts and more discuss ten years of a platform that shifted the culture (and shone a light on Ed Sheeran in the process).
Tom Usher
Noisey News

How to Explain YouTube's Biggest 2017 Trends to Your Grandad

The internet's video library has shared its "YouTube Rewind" list of the biggest clips of the year. Your grandpa is confused.
Lauren O'Neill
Internet Exploring

Unfortunately, Jake Paul Rapping with 21 Savage Might Be the Future

If even Gucci Mane is a J Pauler, then maybe everyone will be someday.
Phil Witmer