Trina has basically become the Suze Orman of the rap game. "Da Baddest Bitch" broke onto the scene on a Trick Daddy track, detailing what she would do to "five or six best friends," but the Miami rapper has since traded in her porno-grade lyrics for a new obsession: money. To wit, she recently rel ... More >>
JIG gonna knock you out. Huhhh. Last month, the annual Jazz in the Gardens announced its jazzin', slow jammin', bumpin' 'n' grindin' preliminary lineup, headlined by R&B sex machine Trey Songz and ex-Destiny's Child diva Kelly Rowland, not to mention a certified King of Comedy, funnyman host D.L. H ... More >>
Beyonce is the Queen Bey of strong, independent ladies the world over. But that doesn't stop haters from throwing shade when she proudly represents her famous hubby. Right now, Beyonce's feeling pretty stoked on her personal life. The woman just had her first child and she's happily wed to hip-hop ... More >>
Bey is back. After a publicity tour touting her hot post-Blue Ivy bod on the covers of dudely mags like GQ (and despite scandalizing America by lip-syncing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Obama's inauguration), Beyonce made her big return last night at Super Bowl XLVII. She rocked a supertight, swe ... More >>
So the Super Bowl turned 47. And as we all know, the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers in a surprisingly hectic second-half, Beyonce reunited with her Destiny's Child homies, and the game stopped for a full 34 minutes when half of the stadium's the power mysteriously went out. But that' ... More >>
WSVN has some rather ambitious coverage of the election last night for a local channel. They even sent reporter Blake Burman to the Obama rally in Chicago. Unfortunately there was a bit of awkwardness when WSVN cut to Burman solely because he was standing in the vicinity of a famous black person bei ... More >>
Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country. With the nation's major-party political conventions drawing to a close recently with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first bla ... More >>
Thirty-nine is a pretty old aged to start getting into the rap game, but perhaps Juwan Howard is starting to think about his post-NBA career. The Miami center who won his first NBA championship with the Heat last year but isn't guaranteed to come back for next season appears on a new rap album pairi ... More >>
We're not totally aware of who British pop star Tulisa Contostavlos is, but she experienced possibly the most embarrassing incident yesterday while checking her bags at Miami International Airport. Her vibrator began buzzing inside her suitcase, and a friendly airport worker offered to turn it of ... More >>
The word's out! That bump you first saw on Beyoncé at the MTV Music Awards is the current home of an unborn baby girl. Bee's bigmouth Destiny's Child pal Kelly Rowland spilled the beans. She blabbed to Us Magazine that all she's getting the newborn is love, since her dad's going to spoil her al ... More >>
Lets be honest, The Office is pretty much the sitcom equivilant of the Miami Dolphins right now: Once perfect, now in the midst of their worst season ever. That didn't stop them last night from making fun of the Miami Heat in their Halloween episode.
Photo by Pamela LittkyRilo Kiley didn't even look happy in their happy days.Jenny Lewis's indie-pop band, Rilo Kiley, has broken up. And girl, it's nasty. Guitarist and singer Blake Sennett told Spinner.com that he initiated the bands dissolution after "a lot of deception, disloyalty, greed" an ... More >>
The Miami Heat's big three are under such close media scrutiny they can barely blow their nose without it being reported, but Chris Bosh may have been able to keep his wedding to Adrienne Williams a few weeks ago under lock. Though public records indicate Bosh did tie the knot, he's so far public ... More >>
Oh, you thought you were finished with Brooke Hogan and her little VH1 reality TV show didn't you, Miami? Well, apparently it's coming back for a third season sometime soon, and almost on cue to remind us that the show and it's cast members exist, Glenn Douglas Packard's, Hogan's gay BFF and room ... More >>
The straight-people wedding of the century is this weekend, and our beloved Gov. Charlie Crist will marry this fancy New York socialite/whoopee cushion heiress, Carole Rome. Are the woman of Florida not good enough for you, Charlie? They have elected you. Has this woman ever elected you?The Tampa T ... More >>
As I was cruising the blogosphere over the weekend, I came across an interesting story that definitely caught me by surprise. MTV, home to all things exploitive and pop, just held their first annual African Music Awards in Abuja, Nigeria this past Saturday. It's a move that could bolster more visibi ... More >>
With her new CD Glamorest Life, Miami rapper Trina continues to evolve
There is no downtime for soca music's international ambassador
"Cater 2 U" (Columbia)
Will hip-hop studio king of the world Timbaland someday be Mr. Universe?
Good and bad, music videos gave us something to talk about this year
Chickens donate parts for a worthy cause
Is Mae a Christian band? Depends on who you ask.
It's the end of the world as we know it, and we feel fine
Looking for a good time on a Wednesday night? Hope for a miracle
In Goldmember Myers's mojo is running low
Nobukazu Takemura is the freaky nerd the Nineties promised us
The Great Depression (Def Jam)
Has there ever been a money machine quite like Madonna?
Career tanking, Michael Jackson turns to Miami for redemption
From the issue of January 11, 2001
Finding one of Cuba's most famous stars on either side of the Florida Straits can be downright impossible, as the musician navigates between big dreams and political realities
July 15 - 21, 1999