Uncle Luke, 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, Luke responds to Spike Lee's rant against gentrification. It took an incident close to home for Spike Lee, the Do the Right Thing dir ... More >>
Uncle Luke, 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, Luke drops institutional knowledge about Miami's African American roots. As we spend another February celebrating Black History Month ... More >>
Revolutionary hip-hop is alive in Miami. This Saturday night, Dead Prez's M1 and Thirstin Howl, Mecca AKA Grimo, P-Doe, FLO, Maybach Latino, Haiti Blues, Tom Larock, and PP Armstrong are gonna take over Moksha in Little Haiti to celebrate Black History Month, and fight for a better future for hu ... More >>
Holy time-lapse! Where'd January go? February seemingly came out nowhere and that silly little groundhog's predicting another six weeks of winter. This has been a really crazy week. Oh, and happy Black History Month. Plenty of gnarly shit's going down this weekend en la playa. And per usual, ... More >>
via twitter.com/commonChicago native Common (AKA Lonnie Rashied Lynn Jr.) has often been dubbed "hip-hop's Renaissance Man." His socially conscious music has won him Grammys, been utilized by Barack Obama, and survived the phases of an often fickle music industry. Buddy's acting chops aren't to ... More >>
Here's a track from our very own MC Serum off his upcoming sophomore release, P. C. P. (Pre-Campaign Propaganda), which is slated to drop this month. That's good news for fans of his 2008 compilation mixtape Calm B4 the Brainstorm and 2009's full-length debut Brainstorm Troopah. While I ha ... More >>
Note to Tim Ryan: Maybe just stay home next February. Ryan, Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation chief since 2006, hasn't exactly built a mountain of goodwill with his majority black workforce during his three years in charge of one of the nation's largest prison systems, with a $315 million bu ... More >>
WEAM celebrates the original banana-skirt dancer
The M Ensemble celebrates black history every day.
In honor of the last dwindling hours of the last day (thanks to Mr. Leap Year) of Black History Month, the Bike Blog presents this honorific post to one of the greatest bicyclists of all time, Marshall W. “Major” Taylor.
Josephine Baker set the benchmark for fabulosity.
Your laughter will benefit charity at the Improv this month.
Purvis Young gets mad props at FLIFF
La Baker is celebrated in her sensual glory
Celebrate Black History Month with a Motown legend
Feel the breeze at the library
Not So Hot Spots
Andrea Loring got tired of seeing private high schools recruit star basketball players. But she had no idea busting them would bring her such grief.