NEWS ON DRUGS
Infiltrating Europe’s Most Dangerous Drugs Gangs
From policing to harm reduction, award winning drugs writer, JS Rafaeili explores every aspect of the drugs world through a series of interviews with leading experts.
How I Managed to Shoot the Yakuza | Bad Blood
Seung-Woo Yang entered the universe of the Korean Yakuza in his teens. A personal tragedy made him start photographing the world, to cement his memories with his friends.
Dogs of War
The Rise of Brazil’s Biggest Prison Gang | Dogs of War
Brazil's largest prison gang, the PCC, has massacred police, shut down cities and controls 60% of Brazil’s cocaine market. VICE meets the organisation's leader, Marcola.
Under The Ink
Shoreline Crips Scratcher Turned Street Tattoo Artist
VICE meets Looney, an OG Shoreline Crip from Venice Beach, CA, and learns about his journey from prison to street tattoo artist.
Inside Taiwan’s Most Notorious Mafia
VICE sat down with a few members of the Bamboo Union, Taiwan’s biggest underground crime syndicate, to find out how the gang operates.
Credit Card Scammers: Street Gangs on the Dark Web
VICE met up with a full-time scammer for a look inside the shady, lucrative world of stealing credit card info on the dark web.
Rites of Passage
Inside a Gang Initiation with the Silent Murder Crips
VICE followed a young prospect in Brooklyn looking to join the Crips to see what it takes to get initiated, from finding a way to meet gang members to getting "squared in"—a vicious beating at the hands of the members.
NEEDLES & PINS / S1 EP3
Gang Tattoos in LA
Grace travels to LA to learn the history and evolution of Chicano style tattoos.
NEEDLES & PINS / Clip
Grace Meets Mister Cartoon
Grace meets up with legendary Mexican-American tattoo artist, Mister Cartoon, to gain insight about the Xicano world of tattooing.
VICE on HBO
Gangs & Oil (Chiraq & Nigeria's Oil Pirates)
Out-of-control gang violence in Chicago; the high human cost of oil piracy in Nigeria.
Black Market / Clip
Ronni and Dennis
Mike sits down with Ronni and Dennis at their apartment and talks about how they shoplift to support their drug habit, and discusses his own battles.
Black Market / Clip
How to Stack the Deck
Mike meets a former dealer, who used to cheat in underground games. He demonstrates the tricks to the trade, and how to stack the deck.