Old-school Chevrolets and Miami hip-hop go together as much as the driver and the gold teeth brightening up their smile. Boxes, donks, and bubbles have become a staple of the 305's rap scene, whether it's seeing one gliding on 24-inch rims or hearing about them in a song. Remember "Chevy Ridin' Hi ... More >>
The oldest liquor license in Dade County belongs to Tobacco Road. B.B. King has played there, John Lee Hooker has played there, and more blues legends than you can roll a barrel of whiskey at have too. It's the type of place where you can swing your wang dang doodle till you find the right wo ... More >>
Yeah, you know Shakira. But do you know Guerrilleros de Nadie?Did you know that according to 2006 census data almost three quarters of Dade County residents speak either Spanish or some variant (i.e. Spanglish)? And most of those people also sing en Español. That's partly why we here at Miami Ne ... More >>
via his MySpaceLocal hip-hop artist Serum has been making waves with his debut album Brainstorm Troopah. But the 305-reppin' emcee isn't stopping at constant mentions of "Vice City" when it comes to his Miami love. The music video for the album's title track has just been released, and there are ... More >>
Watch out, Cubo's comin'! You may have heard of the Pitbull affiliate in years past, but apparently he's making a run for it now with a couple of new videos on the web and talk of a forthcoming album. The video above for his song "I made it" shows a mix of Dade County grime and Southern high life ... More >>
Jacob KatelAlright, so earlier this week we showed you the Pork Parfait, but that's really just meat and potatoes in a cup. When it comes to culinary advancement in the genre of "fair food" the over the top double Krispy Kreme bacon cheeseburger is a great innovation.You can find the donut burger ... More >>
"Don't judge a book by its cover" is how the old saying goes. Same applies with music. Don't judge certain albums, or in this case, mixtapes, by their covers. J.NIC$ (pronounced jay-nix) is a versatile emcee/rapper/artist out of the northern side of Dade County -- or uptown as he calls it. He rel ... More >>
Turkey image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/teddyllovet/ / CC BY 2.0RepresentChicago's got the smokehouse turkey stuffed with hot dogs.Los Angeles turkeys get botox in their gobblers, and surgical breast enhancement.Arizona turkeys get left to cook by solar power on the sidewalk.So what is the ... More >>
via chinadaily.comOh no I couldn't possibly finish. Have the waiter bring me a doggy bag.Next time your bitch starts complaining about a lousy meal treat her like a pimp (or pimpette) and slap her with a rolled up newspaper, (that goes for your son of a bitch too). Or you could take her out and s ... More >>
via wikimedia commonsNot the actual suspect. Closing time at a restaurant usually means that servers and bussers have gone home for the night, cooks have cleaned their stations, and the dishwasher is scrubbing pots, spraying mats, sweeping, mopping, and taking out the trash. The dishwasher may we ... More >>
Carlton "King" Coleman is one of the most musically influential dudes to ever set foot in Dade County. Read this great New Times profile on him from 2003 to find out how some say he invented rap music, but first enjoy "The Boo Boo Song."
image via Destinee"If you plan to be successful in ANYTHING you do, be prepared to live for it, breathe it, and die for it, if need be."Destinee aka Maiden Dade aka Rita N. is a Dade County Hip Hop impresario, performer, recording artist and member of the THC Crew.Crossfade recently spoke to her by ... More >>
Miami psych/punk outfit the Jacuzzi Boys are playing a 7" release party at Churchill's Pub on Friday, March 6. Needless Records is putting out the split with Austin's Woven Bones. The Dade County side features "The Countess," a sort of unearthly slow burner that highlights Gabriel's voca ... More >>
Gunline Entertainment is a rap group of young gutter dudes from South Dade's meanest corners steadily making a name for itself by playing shows all over Dade County. From Maracas to Gusto's, Nice and Naughty to Coco's to Sobe Live, they bring a real bloodthirsty-party-vibe with em' wherever they go. ... More >>
Harley-Davidsons Biker Bash does it for the kids.
The Florida Legislature is getting worried about the budget. There could be a deficit of as much as $2 billion this fiscal year. [Local10] A Broward High School swim coach is arrested on child pornography charges. Who knew a guy who spends his free time around a bunch of teenagers in speedos would ... More >>
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