Need a dose of that old-school vibe for your rap track? Well, R&B singer Anthony Hamilton provides a fine, cost-effective alternative to pricey soul samples. "A lot of people want that old sound, that old grit." he says, speaking by phone from his North Carolina home. "So they say, 'Let's get Ant ... More >>
This past Saturday, legendary bluesman and longtime local music fixture Musi "Big Poppa E" Faisal died suddenly after suffering an apparent heart attack, according to Tobacco Road's Oski Gonzalez. He was 64 years old. "I might be the hardest working blues man in the whole South," Faisal quipped in ... More >>
There's a perception that the vegan diet, which excludes all animal products, is incompatible with fine dining. In this new series, the Beet Reporter aims to see whether Miami's tastiest restaurants are prepared to feed vegans with something more than boring garden salads.Celebrity chef Geoffrey ... More >>
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Tom JonesSaturday, April 25, 2009The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason TheaterBetter Than: A time-capsule set to 1971Of all the many remarkable things to be said about seeing Tom Jones stage these days -- and trust me, there are many remarkable things to be said -- perhaps the single most r ... More >>
Poppa E is a bad motherfucker. Find out for yourself every Wednesday night at Casa Panza, where he has a residency, and he and his band play three or more sets of jazz, blues, and R&B songs you already know the words to. Some people might think it's strange to put a blues night in a Little Havan ... More >>
Basehead's Michael Ivey continues to work toward the day when committed groove-pirates of any stripe will be the nation's drug of choice
Short on the sides and leave a little on top today, please, Professor. And give me a little of that Sicilian Defense while you're at it.