Skeptical until about 46 minutes ago, we just learned there is, in fact, a God. And while it took her several years to answer the one prayer that we'd been repeating every night for the past 1,460 days, Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona is finally returning to Miami.
The veteran crooner ... More >>
Sometimes you gotta blog about poop.
Certain people (e.g. coprophobics, squares, the devoutly religious, the squeamish) will gasp at the mere mention of doo-doo.
But Crossfade will not stand for the repressive constraints of a hegemonic power structure that demand we deny the relationship feces ha ... More >>
The 305 has always been about bumping and grinding to ass-clapping booty bass music. And it ain't gonna change if homeboy Jesse Perez gets his way.
The DJ-producer and dirty mastermind behind Mr. Nice Guy Records has been busy releasing sleazy, bass-infused jacking house grooves on the local scene ... More >>
After shocking South Florida last month by suddenly resigning from his longtime morning-show gig at Power 96, Latin booty bass pioneer and 22-year radio vet DJ Laz (born Lazaro Mendez) insisted that he was "going to take the boat out for a little while" and spend more time with his family.
But the ... More >>
Can a columnist get a table dance?
One-time 2 Live Crew capo and Miami-Dade County mayoral candidate Luther Campbell celebrated his 51st birthday last week. But the New Times contributor isn't calling it quits just yet. Tomorrow night, Uncle Luke's hosting an NYE weekend birthday bash alongside ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose
booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free
speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This
week, Campbell looks back on the Year of the Booty Man.I had an exciting, productive 2011. I
set goals for myself and accomplished quit ... More >>
On October 6, booty bass boss, First Amendment enthusiast, and weekly New Times columnist Luther Campbell (AKA Uncle Luke) issued an ultimatum to Weezy's YMCMB crew and other "freeloading" rappers like them.
"I have a message for Lil Wayne, his Cash Money brothers, DJ Khaled, Puff Daddy, and all ... More >>
Seems Lil Wayne laid off the sizzurp
for a brief second to respond to Luther Campbell's ultimatum that
President Carter needs to start investing more time helping Miami's
less fortunate souls or else. Last night, Young Weezy, via his handle
@LilTunechi, tweeted, "This Nigga Luke trippin!!! I ... More >>
via rickastley.co.ukOh, Rick Astley, we ain't never gonna give you up!Tribute shows are terrible in so many ways. It's like, If I really wanted to hear that song the way I enjoy hearing it, I'd use my iPod, thank you.
But tributes are also fun to watch for their crash-and-burn performances. And so ... More >>
It's 2011, and the only candidate running for Miami-Dade mayor who is polling in the double digits to get perfect marks from Equality Florida's voting guide on GLBT issues happens to be former-2 Live Crew leader Luther Campbell. It's odd indeed. The leading candidates Julio Robaina and Carlos Gim ... More >>
We've got a theory that mayoral candidate, New Times columnist and 2 Live Crew visionary Luther Campbell is becoming something of a Miami hipster icon. For one thing he's a New Times columnist. He's also been hosting parties at downtown haunt Grand Central. Now he's lent his acting skills to an u ... More >>
After Tuesday's unambiguous recall of Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez and Commissioner Natacha Seijas, could you even imagine what would happen if county commissioners decided to exercise the option to appoint a new mayor themselves? If not a full-out voter revolt and more recalls, at least cert ... More >>
Mr. Luther Campbell has always had some pretty radical ideas.
Of course, he was once part of that filthy little hip-hop trio called 2 Live Crew, which earned him and his homies serious heat from the American Family Association for supremely sexed-up lyrics like: "Girls always ask me why I fuck s ... More >>
Apparently, Sweat Records isn't only using that bitchin' Knights Art Challenge grant it received in 2009 to throw killer parties. It's also helping spread the love to local bands through latest venture, SweatShopMiami.com.Lauren Reskin, owner of Sweat Records, says the e-commerce site isn't meant ... More >>
wikimedia commonsJack B. ThompsonJohn "Jack" B. Thompson, the Coral Gables attorney disbarred in 2008 for -- among other things -- sending swastikas, gay porn, and pictures of gavel-wielding kangaroos to the state supreme court, is now changing careers.Thompson, who once scrapped with Miami rap g ... More >>
WTF is Hare Krishna hardcore? Ask Shelter.When punk started brewing in the late '60s and exploded in the '70s, no one could have predicted the exponential permutations the genre would unleash.
But as it turns out, the next 40 years were a total landslide of sub-subgenres and multigenerational s ... More >>
The last time we wrote about Miami Herald sports columnist Linda Robertson, we ribbed on her for being duped by a couple of Broward guys pretending to be real Russian basketball fans. But this time, we gotta give her props for penning a well researched piece on New Times columnist Luther Campbell ... More >>
Goodbye, White Room. Hello, EVE.White Room is not dead ... exactly. Though by the non-existent buzz around the venue, you'd think it was. The owners have decided to give the place a much-needed makeover and call it EVE. According to a Facebook message sent by partner Luis Fonseca, the "new" venue ... More >>
For the second time this year, a story premiering on this humble little blog, Riptide, has served as fodder for jokes on The Colbert Report. First, Stephen Colbert took on homophobic, rent-boy-lovin' George Rekers, and last night, the host roasted New Times columnist and 2 Live Crew founder Luthe ... More >>
Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme
Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times.
This week, Luke analyzes Elena Kagan's nomination to the highest court
in the land.
happy to see that Barack Obama nominated El ... More >>
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors |Hip Hop Rally Machine |Hip Hop Honors Video Despite the theme of our earlier post about last night's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show, the entire thing was not, in fact, about Miami. Atlanta, Virginia Beach, New Orleans, and Houston all got their due as well, represented by arti ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" Rosario-- DJ Khaled continues to ride the wave of success that his song
"All I Do Is Win" has garnered. Since releasing the song, he's received
tons of iTunes downloads for it. So I guess as a thank you of sorts,
Khaled recruits pretty much all of the most relevant rappers of ... More >>
via RakonturRakontur's highly anticipated documentary on University of Miami football, The U, premiers on ESPN on December 12, and this latest bit of news has us even more excited: Uncle Luke has recorded the theme song.Luther Campbell, The 2 Live Crew rapper, was persona non grata at UM for a de ... More >>
Despite having grown up in South Florida, Uffie hasn't actually step foot in our swampy parts since 2006 when she made an appearance during Winter Music Conference. Still, South Florida's influence on her style of music in undeniable. Hints of Miami booty bass, freestyle and crunk are all there mash ... More >>
Justin NamonKid Sister took control over LIV's Wednesday night party Dirty Hairy. Click here to view the full slide show.Kid Sister and FlosstradamusWednesday, February 26, 2009LIV at the Fontainebleau, Miami BeachBetter than: Getting your toes done up.When I got the invite for LIV's newest party, D ... More >>
So we were driving through Hialeah a few days ago when we saw a billboard advertising Daddy Yankee's cologne. Yeah, yeah, it launched a couple of months ago, but this is the first we've heard of it, and before you blast us for old news you should consider the ramifications of revealing you're on Dad ... More >>