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 >>
Not long after becoming the target of a foiled drive-by murder plot, Rick Ross issued a musical warning seemingly directed at his would-be assassins: "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe." "Wishing death on you niggas, we never see eye to eye," Ross roars on the track. "Somehow I pray for you niggas at the ... More >>
When Bobby Johnston, better known locally as Bobby Load, passed away yesterday, it seemed a particularly unfair piece of bad news for a segment of Miami's rock veterans. Following the old cliche of bad things happening in threes, Johnston's death marks the third loss in as many months for the same s ... More >>
All is not well on the set of American Idol. More evidence that Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey despise one another was revealed last night after a video of the two Idol judges bickering like two drunk Hialeah chongas at an Ale House was leaked onto the Internet. According to TMZ, Nicki and Mariah ... More >>
Bloomberg Businessweek recently decided to count down the top 50 best cities in America, and Miami doesn't even make their list.They even based their rankings on attributes like leisure activities (including bars, restaurants, and sports teams), and clean air. So, you'd think we'd at least make it o ... More >>
Last night, Charlie Crist completed his nasty two-year break-up with conservatives. When he strolled onto the DNC set in Charlotte, the Republican establishment he once belonged to collectively winced. Then it watched the former Florida governor openly praise President Barack Obama."But even as the ... More >>
They gave thousands to a commissioner and then won the Marlins stadium contract.
Joe Martinez seems a forthright and resolute guy. He was the first Hispanic elected by his peers to be county commission chairman. He publicly supported the highly unpopular John McCain for president. And he pushed to strip Jose Canseco's name from a stretch of SW 16th Street after the slugger admit ... More >>
Jack in the Box is apparently testing a program to outsource their drive-through orders, routing requests for burgers and shakes to call-takers outside the country. The program is getting its first test run in Charlotte, North Carolina, where folks innocently pulling up to the order box are being ta ... More >>
At Miami's Scratch Academy, students master the fine art of spinning vinyl
Kids from South Florida and beyond are sent to Jamaica to straighten up. Or else.
Soul singer Anthony Hamilton speaks freely of his faith and his record company woes
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
When you hear the name Maurice Ferré, what comes to mind? Something positive? Negative? Anything at all?
Interested in Miami's new minor-league hockey team? Prepare to shell out big bucks.
There's a million cubic yards of toxic sludge on the bottom of the Miami River and you may as well get used to it