Quincy Jones launched
This is a quarterly magazine and is now produced with double covers.The magazine's target demographic is predominantly young, urban followers of hip-hop culture.Circulation:
R&B and Hip-Hop
.Based in US, New York CityEditor-in-chief:
Danyel SmithMimi ValdesEmil WilbekinAlan LightJonathan Van Meter
On June 30, 2009, it was announced that Vibe was shutting its doors andceasing publication immediately, although according to essence, Quincy Jones hasstated he would like to keep it alive onlineAfter shutting down, private equity investment fund InterMedia Partners, LP boughtVibe Magazine.Vibe is owned by InterMediaPartners, LP.Vibe made a consistent effort to feature models of all ethnicities in these pages.Former editor Emil Wilbikin was frequently credited with styling those pages andkeeping fashion in the forefront of the magazine's identity during the early 2000s.Many clothing brands created or linked to hip-hop celebrities, such as Sean Combs'Sean John, Nelly's Apple Bottoms and G-Unit by 50 Cent found plenty of exposure inVibe's pages.