As the alarm clock rings for the millionth time, you stumble out of bed with the sad realization that it's time to be responsible. You must return to work, emails, rush-hour traffic, and showering. If the stark reality of the workweek has given you a permanent case of the Mondays, don't panic.
Whet ... More >>
Pain & Gain opens tomorrow. And when it does, Miami's gym culture, New Times, and our city's seedy underbelly will have their moment in the sun -- their steroid-fueled, bicep-bulging, vein-popping 15 minutes of fame.
If you're a dude (or a chick -- we don't discriminate) who wants to score a ridicu ... More >>
Something really weird happened.
We were walking into Ultra Music Festival, and just as we came around a corner, we saw a giant boombox blasting 808s and emitting smoke. We got closer to see what was up. Turns out, it was the UMF Radio stage, but it was overrun with hip-hop electro fusion.
When we ... More >>
Diplo is undeniably a superstar now.
He is well known beyond the confines of EDM. He is producing music for pop stars. And he's got a face that brands want to use to hawk products. So, as expected, his side project, Major Lazer, is changing with him.
And plenty has changed about Major Lazer. Produ ... More >>
When Miami rapper Young Scrilla was shot in Overtown while making a music video a couple of weeks ago, details trickled out like a weekend baller trying to make it rain with Wingstop coupons.
Now, in a Crossfade exclusive, Dave and LT of TruStory Entertainment -- the bosses who threw last year's Ri ... More >>
Beginning tomorrow, fast-food fanatics can get their hands on the hotly anticipated Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos, courtesy of Taco Bell. Just ask and ye shall receive.
In response to apparently insane demand, the company announced via its Facebook page that it's rolling out the new treats a day ... More >>
"Have you ever wrecked one of these?" I ask as our burnt-orange Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse bursts onto the Julia Tuttle Causeway. Butch Leitzinger shakes his head. The mild-mannered man is Bugatti's official driver, but a better title would be "pilot." With a top speed of 260 mph, the Veyron ... More >>
It's not Friday yet, but there's no such thing as too many mugshots right? Miami attracts celebrities like moths to a light bulb, but unfortunately for some of them what happens in Miami doesn't stay in Miami. Miami-Dade's jail camera, AKA the in-house Paparazzi, has caught several celebrities check ... More >>
See also the full 32-photo slideshow from Rick Ross's God Forgives, I Don't Release Party at King of Diamonds.
Question: On a scale from Rick to Ross, just how ridiculously baller was the God Forgives, I Don't album release party at King of Diamonds last night?
Answer: Rick Ross.
After driving recklessly while behind the wheel of a $1.7-million Bugatti on South Beach and then failing a field sobriety test, you'd think Flo Rida would want to squash his reputation as one of hip-hop's wild ones. But instead, the 32-year-old Carol City native turned that rep into Top 40 radio's ... More >>
See the full 51-photo slideshow from Best of the Best 2012.
Best of the Best 2012
With Fabolous, Meek Mill, French Montana, Fat Joe, 2 Chainz, Ace Hood, and others
Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park, Miami
Sunday, May 28, 2012
Better Than: If you know what this was better than, "MAKE SOME NOIII ... More >>
Prior to serving 11 months on Riker's Island, the world knew (and loved) Lil Wayne for being a delightfully schizoid celeb, hypercompetitive workaholic, and the Best Rapper Alive. He dictated the game, ate candy by the pound, sold a gazillion albums, guzzled promethazine-and-codeine cocktails li ... More >>
photo by Leoboudv via Wikimedia CommonsFlo Rida, the Sunshine State's favorite boots-wit-da-fur spokesman, is headed to Dade County lockup after an early morning DUI bust on South Beach a few hours ago, Miami Beach police officials tell Riptide.We're guessing this might put a crimp in Flo's plans ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreUncle 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. In this special online edition, Luke says the Miami Heat will start winning again when Chris Bosh starts getting the bal ... More >>
News that former basketball star Tim Hardaway is mired in tax trouble, causing the Miami Heat to apparently bail him out by purchasing his mansion, came as a bit of a surprise. After all, he made an estimated $47 million during his playing career, and still works a suit-and-tie job with the ... More >>
Put him out of his misery.With the supposed-to-be-bigger-than-God Miami Heat looking ugly on the court and sputtering to an 8-6 record, the calls for doofy coach Erik Spoelstra's professional head have reached a fever pitch.
Uncle 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 recommends Pat Riley pull a Stan Van Gundy on Erik Spoelstra.Pat Riley needs to stop wasting time writing love poems to h ... More >>
It's not like you needed an announcement. But still ... Weezy F. Baby is free!
After his eight-month stint on the big island, Mr. Dwayne Carter is now on another island -- a better, much prettier island called Miami Beach, where he claims residence and rules over the entire Cash Money Young Mo ... More >>
Bryan "Birdman" Williams is one half of the Williams brothers who own Cash Money Records, the record label responsible for bringing some of the biggest southern hip-hop artists like Lil Wayne to the world. The label was formerly based in New Orleans, but after the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster, ... More >>
Jonathan Mannion / Cash Money RecordsLil Wayne celebrated his 28th birthday yesterday at New York City's Rikers Island. And even though he's currently locked up (due back in a month or so), he and his Cash Money Records crew also used his birthday to release the digital version of Weezy's new alb ... More >>
Yes, it's that time of year again. No, we don't mean the beginning of summer. Nor are we referring to the upcoming Best Of Miami issue, or, for that matter, the upcoming Flapjack Flip-Off X. (OK, we can move on now, I've gotten in all the necessary plugs).Yes, it's that time of year again, time f ... More >>
It wasn't that long ago that serious diners in these parts pointed to Coral Gables as the go-to spot for eating out. Palme d'Or, Pascals, Ortanique, Christy's, Caffe Abracci, Francesco's, Norman's, Mundo, Chispa, Restaurant Brana, Max's Grille, The Palm Steakhouse...quite a roster. Mundo, Norman's, ... More >>