A media titan who made billions buying up everything from Graceland to American Idol, is poised to become the Tsar of Miami Beach nightlife. New York businessman Robert F. X. Sillerman has made a significant investment in the Opium Group -- owners of Mansion, Set, Mokai, Cameo, and Opium at the Sem ... More >>
New Year's Eve is the high holiday of unacceptable behavior suddenly becoming acceptable. Because, well, you were fucking wasted. And just imagine if the next day nobody was going to be able to hold you accountable for your despicable life choices. Sounds kind of ideal, right? Well, you might not ... More >>
He's known as Mr. 305, Mr. Worldwide, and Dat Lil Chico ... But a diva, he is not. However, Pitbull is teaming up with VH1 Divas to help raise money for the network's Save the Music Foundation, as well as pay tribute to two of music's biggest deceased divas, Whitney Houston and Donna Summer. The ... More >>
For about a century, soda companies have been telling us that their products are the best way to do everything from quench your thirst to celebrate the holidays. Coca-Cola, especially, has set the tone by equating its product to happiness ("Have a Coke and a smile"); world peace ("I'd like to teach ... More >>
Alright, the YMCMB crew is definitely at the top of the world right now. But it seems like things are beginning to go astray. The label's Holy Trinity is Wayne, Drake, and Nicki. But lately, they're doing strange things, picking dumb fights with other famous people, and garnering the wrong kinds of ... More >>
American Idol has only just begun filming its 11th season. But in the grand tradition of Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell, two of the recent additions to the judges' table are already at each other's throats. Pop stars turned Idol officials, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, really fucking hate each other. ... More >>
See also "The 15 Richest Musicians" -- plus "Ten Richest DJs." Somebody give it up to the good doctor. It's been more than a decade since the D-R-E released an album, but he's far from falling off the game. In fact, he's still the most lucrative musical house-hold name in the game, coming in at N ... More >>
While y'all were nursing a hangover on New Year's Day, one newly engaged musician kicked off 2012 with a topless Hawaiian snorkeling adventure. This rock 'n' roller's chest looks great for a 63-year-old woman but alarmingly droopy for a 63-year-old man. Sadly, however, this person is in much be ... More >>
We don't wanna be Robert Plant's groupie.TMZ has got us playing a lil' game called, Who'd You Rather? Of course, the implied last half of that question is: "...do it with?" And by it, we mean da nasty. Yesterday, the gossip site asked us if we'd rather rub private parts with Led Zep shrieker ... More >>
Victor GonzalezInside the Latin BillboardsBroadcast live across the globe to 70 countries, the Billboard Latin Music Awards were billed as música Latina's biggest night. Show hosts promised we'd see more stars at the annual gala than we would in the sky. But then again, Miami isn't known as a st ... More >>
Karaoke ... Miami fuckin' loves that shit. And right now, it's time to celebrate. This is National Karaoke Week, people. Yes, the art of performance over pre-recorded instrumentals has its own holiday. People get on a mic, belt out their favorite tunes, and live the rock star fantasy in front o ... More >>
OK ... But where's the mustache and guayabera?The Miami scene can be described as a "Babe in the Woods." Or at least a babe with a mustache and guayabera. So yes, we admit it: Our city is only now growing out of relative infancy and moving into musical toddlerhood. But maybe, bands and fans, we ... More >>
No thanks, Dubya.Thanksgiving: a glutton's favorite holiday and a vegetarian's worst nightmare. Love it or hate it, we're a week away from miserable flight delays, Salvation Army Santas, and arguing about politics with distant family relatives at the dinner table; we love the Holidays. And this y ... More >>
Are you a singer? Are you Latino? Do you watch American Idol and say, "I could whoop their sorry asses!" If the answer to all of these questions -- or at least the first two -- is yes, then Time Warner Cable and the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, or NHFA, have got the contest for yo ... More >>
MadMartiganCall of the Wild (Self-released)www.iammadmartigan.com Pennies on the eyes of the dead and full-fledged rock and roll for we the living. As I've pointed out on numerous occasions, MadMartigan's one of those outfits that have toiled in the South Florida music scene without committing stud ... More >>
American Idol Season 8 star Danny Gokey, who finished third behind Kris Allen and Adam Lambert, will not perform at the Culture Room on April 8, according to the venue's website. Gokey's debut country album My Best Days is selling briskly, though. The album's first single is "My Best Days A ... More >>
via Flickr user WhiskeyboytxAmerican Idol season seven winner David Cook has made the big time. After winning Idol, he released a self-titled album which has gone platinum. Now he's coming to Nova University in Davie November 29. Hmmm. Tickets are available here.Orlando five-piece ska boys the Su ... More >>
Jordin Sparks, American Idol's youngest winner has been added as another opening act on Britney Spears' second leg of "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" tour. So if you're counting reasons to buy your tickets to the show: Jordin Sparks, Kristina DeBarge, $50 million production, 50 dancers, magi ... More >>
All Access Music ConferenceAttention all unsigned hip-hop artists, producers, and songwriters: your big break is finally here. Maybe.The All Access Music Conference will come on the weekend of August 8 to the Eden Roc Hotel (4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach). This two-day event will allow Miami's unsu ... More >>
Naked Politics reports that out of all candidates for the state house, Jose "Pepi" Diaz has raised the most money so far. Which is not only shocking because Diaz is not an incumbent, but also because he's a reality TV show wash out. Diaz appeared on Season 5 of Donald Trump's The Apprentice, and aft ... More >>
The "Legend" label tends to get thrown around, but in this case, there's just no label that fits better. Smokey Robinson is one of, if not THE greatest Motown singer/songwriter in history. His career with The Miracles produced tons of hit songs like "Shop Around", "Who's Loving You", and "The ... More >>
Catholicos, it's Lent time! Cuaresma, baby! Time for to behave really good. Time to make up for all the sinning and loving ladies and inappropriate gyrating. Time for me to undo the damage of having become a Cuban-American Idol. In Catholic school I was told to give up something during the 40 days o ... More >>
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