"I CANNOT WAIT!" Oh yes, all caps and exclamation points... That's how excited Taylor Swift is about her 1989 World Tour. Another reason Ms. Swift is stoked: The 24-year-old record sales machine just released 1989, her fifth studio album (named, obvi, for the year of her birth), and it's already s ... More >>
Oceans of blood, purple syrup, and pounding bass pervade every monstrous track by Three Six Mafia, currently touring as Da Mafia 6ix. Straight outta Memphis and thuggin', DJ Paul's notorious crew of head smashers are a riotous force to be reckoned with. And like any great high-speed chase, you eith ... More >>
#OnTheRun This summer, Jay Z and Beyoncé will be taking their whole "boy meets girl, girl perfect woman/Girl get the bustin' before the cops come running" act across these Unites States of America for a 16-city crime spree arena tour. Previously rumored to be called the Mr. and Mrs. Carter World ... More >>
Miami may be the site of the first part of Hillary Clinton's coronation ...or as it's officially known, the 2016 Democratic National Convention. After local leaders officially let the DNC know that they would be interested in hosting the shindig, the DNC selected Miami as one of 15 cities that it ... More >>
Featuring threesome seekers, cokehead judges, hockey dads from hell, and, quite naturally, Greg Abbott.
"It was 1988, I was 18 years old, trying to graduate high school." That's how Vincent Mason, otherwise known as Maseo of golden-era hip-hop trio De La Soul, remembers the days, weeks, and months leading up to the life-changing release of 3 Feet High and Rising, a golden-era hip-hop masterpiece so d ... More >>
It's the start of the holiday season, which in Miami means decorating the palm tree with red twinkle lights and hoping it gets cool enough to wear your reindeer sweater for just one night. While the rest of the year is basking in the chill of an early snowstorm, we're still wearing shorts and a T-s ... More >>
Yo, Mahomies! Only a week and a half ago, Austin Mahone -- your fave Texas-bred, Miami-based, Cash Money-signed 17-year-old pop sensation -- was forced to postpone his entire MTV Artist to Watch Tour because "I've never felt so bad." But like a true teenage dreamboat, Ameezy (and yes, that's an ac ... More >>
As Drizzy Drake himself likes to brag: "Started from the bottom, now we're here." Just a year and a half ago (even after the radio rap glory of his sophomore album, Take Care, and massive singles like "The Motto"), the YMCMB member was still "drinkin' with his people" in mid-sized venues. But "no ... More >>
A higher percentage of Miamians don't have bank accounts than any other large city in America. A new survey finds 20.1 percent of Miamians have neither a checking nor a savings account. Another 21.4 percent are considered "underbanked," meaning while they do have a bank account, they rely more on th ... More >>
Cancel whatever plans you've already made for Saturday, June 8, 2013 ... Because Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, and Stevie Nicks are getting the band back together. Fleetwood Mac announced a 34-city North American reunion tour yesterday, curbing any and all Rumors that "The Chain ... More >>
As Florida vote counting goes to the wire tonight, what is clear is that this state -- and this city -- remains bitterly divided.That divide was apparent at two locations just blocks apart in Little Havana: there was elation at Obama campaign headquarters on SW 1st Street as a small band of voluntee ... More >>
Taylor Swift's new album Red has been flying off the shelves before it even hit them. In fact, Billboard has basically guaranteed that it'll come out on top of the charts with an estimated 1.1 million units sold by week's end. So all y'all are probably walking around humming her latest single, d ... More >>
While Miami is best known for palm trees swaying among neon-lit avenues, Texas is probably most famous for cattle, oil, lots of excess...and old fashioned duels to the death.Read Also:- Haven's Isaac Grillo Wins Inaugural Ultimate Miami Bartender Award at Magic City CasinoThat vision apparently has ... More >>
See also "Lady Gaga Stinks Like FAME" and "World's Most Powerful Women in Pop: From Gaga to J.Lo." Lady Gaga has been straight pissing people off with her latest tour, the Born This Way Ball. She canceled her trip to Indonesia, landed amid some serious protesters in the Philippines and riled up Ko ... More >>
Rick Ross and Maybach Music Group just got some fly shit from Chicago, and you know they're gonna bring it down to the family. The newest signee to the Bawse's label is Chi-Town's fast-spitting swagmaster Rockie Fresh. He comes to MMG already two mixtapes deep and hailed by Complex Magazine as a fo ... More >>
It's official. Miamians dine out in restaurants more often than our neighbors in Broward and Palm Beach counties.According to a survey on Bundle.com, a website that tracks consumer spending by analyzing credit card data, Miami residents eat at restaurants 21 percent more often than the U.S. average. ... More >>
Earlier today, Nicki Minaj announced 14 North American dates for her worldwide summer tour in support of new album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. "When I 1st started this shit there were a few cities/states I'd play ALL the time. Always showed luv," she tweeted. "Rlly wanted to get u guys for summer. ... More >>
Miami-Dade County saw its population grow by 58,331 residents between April 1, 2010 and July 1, 2011 according to the United State Census. That adds up to the fourth largest numeric growth by any county in the country. These estimates also make Miami-Dade the seventh largest county by population in ... More >>
When he's not pushing Dr Pepper or exposing his Family Jewels on A&E, Gene Simmons rocks silly makeup and platform shoes as the legendary lead singer of Kiss. Similarly, when he's not dubstepping aboard Holy Ship! or steering megayachts with his penis, Tommy Lee beats the skins for arena rock ... More >>
Holy nostalgia, it's 1991 all over again! Pearl Jam's de facto captain, legendary singer-songwriter, and uke-man extraordinaire Eddie Vedder is bringing his one-man show to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 13. Announced earlier today, the grunge rock godfather's solo ... More >>
Admittedly, we were nervous about Jacuzzi Boys' upcoming European tour. But we quickly changed our tone when Hardly Art assured us it'd be a land-based trek. Phew, what a relief. European tours can be a real bummer. Shitty guides recklessly leading you into dangerously shallow waters, shoddy sa ... More >>
Being the frontman of one of the biggest bands on the planet can be a real pain in the sesamoid bone and flexor tendon. Just ask Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis. The porn 'stachioed rocker recently underwent surgery to treat a bum foot, the result of "multiple" injuries. And regrettably, ... More >>
You'd be hard-pressed to find a more encyclopedic guru of house and techno than Chistopher Milo AKA DJ Three. And it's no surprise, given he's one of the most highly regarded tastemakers on the underground American EDM scene. The Florida native has been commanding dancefloors since the early '90 ... More >>
There was a time, circa 1991, when being a funky white boy meant doing whacked-out jumping jacks to the beat of "Suck My Kiss" while wearing a sock on your cock. But these days, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are grown-ass funky white men. The band's founding twosome, frontman-slash-resident hunk An ... More >>
And sparks an outbreak of denial among child-sex-trafficking alarmists nationwide.
When we last saw the Rapture, it was at Nocturnal, of all places, alongside the Miami Heat's DJ Irie and electro icon Felix Da Housecat. Odd lineup? Definitely. It was one of those liquor-sponsored events that took over the 11th Street nightclub on a weekday for the sole purpose of creating "br ... More >>
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that requires all people seeking welfare take mandatory drug tests. Interestingly, it turns out Scott has a younger brother who receives welfare and seems to have a history of drug charges.
Almost a month ago, we received word that Puerto Rican tag team Calle 13 was planning a Miami show on May 27 as part of its initial 11-city Entren los Que Quieran US tour. At the time, there was no venue. And details were sketchy. But still, we got all riled up and started ranting wildly about ... More >>
Calle 13's Residente and Visitante go guerrilla again.With ten Latin Grammys and even a pair of standard gold-plated gramophophone statuettes stashed in the safe, it's been a solid minute since Calle 13's Residente and Visitante could be legitimately called underground guerilla rappers. The ... More >>
CNN, USA Today, and other media organizations got fooled.
Photo by DJ Scoob Doo via weezythanxyou.comLil Wayne's hitting the highways with Nicky Minaj and Rick Ross.Ever since he made the break from Rikers back in November, we've been so hyped about Lil Wayne's inevitable trip across these United States that we could barely sleep. Or shit. Our goggles ... More >>
There are certain things that studies and data analysis don't really need to tell us, like, for example, that the commute-time traffic in Miami is pretty horrible. Yet, whenever these scientist or mathematicians or data-obsessed journalists tell us something we already know, and perhaps rank it, ... More >>
Photo from Paragon's website, paracr.com.How come Bill Gale didn't want to talk to a New Times reporter?In 2005, Dallas resident Richard Silverman returned from vacation in Costa Rica convinced the Central American paradise was a perfect spot for a second home. So after searching online, Silverman ... More >>
Michelle SolomonA-Trak spinning at Bacardi B-Live.If you were one of the 300 "regular" folks, or the 150 or so "press" types who got invited to the Bacardi B-Live Press Pool Party on Tuesday night, say a hefty thank-you prayer to the God of Groove.Inside the basement Japanese restaurant, Fountainble ... More >>
Our very own Gus Garcia-Roberts is in Washington, D.C., and once he escapes the tens of thousands of Obamaniacs in the Mall, he'll be filing something from the very epicenter of the most historic thing ever to happen. Meanwhile, here's the take from inside a conference room at the Picasso Building. ... More >>
To hell with the economy! South Florida's lawless exotic rental car industry keeps rolling.
"Any story that involves strippers and hip-hop that's not derogatory but informative is cool with me."
Photo via WPLG Channel 10 Move over, Texas. A South Florida resident has officially submitted his challenge for most crackheaded plan of 2008. In April, Dallas-area's Charles Ray Fuller saw in a stolen check an opportunity to grant himself a comfortable nestegg -- filling it out for $360 million d ... More >>
The doors have swung open at Chef Jan Jorgensen and wife Leticia’s TWO CHEFS TOO, the new North Miami outpost of the popular Two Chefs in Pinecrest. Located in the space where Mark’s Place used to be, look for a similar menu as the original, but with the addition of a cheese menu with some twent ... More >>
From the sound of it, Butler & Sons Books in Rosenberg, which is about 20 miles west of Houston, is just your average rare-book store, selling for a couple thou first editions of All the King's Men, Tarzan of the Apes and other treasured tomes. Bill Butler bills his joint as "An Intellectual's Ice H ... More >>
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