Photo by Manny HernandezSpecial guest Stephen Marley joins Nas onstage at the Arsht Center.â€‹Mayday!, Goodie Mob, and NasThe Arsht Center, MiamiFriday, February 5, 2010 Better Than: BET's SOS Haiti benefit concert that took place earlier the same night, right up the street at the American Airlines ... More >>
Life is a fucked up game. You're winning Grammys, performing at sold -out arenas around the world, smoking blunts all day, wearing a million-dollar watch, and living on your own planet one minute. Next thing you know, you're arrested, then sentenced, and floating down shit's creek without a paddle. ... More >>
We last spoke to local hip-hop shooter Derick G. back in June when he had just leveraged his still image work into the world of moving pictures, in high definition.Derick recently hit a new phase in his career when he gained unprecedented access to roll with Cash Money Records as a documentarian ... More >>
While we suspected that the rain would dampen the long weekend, it wasn't the case. There was still of plenty of sun and fun to be had. So in case you were holed up in your place, here is what you missed over the weekend:DubFest 2009 at Hollywood ArtsParkPhoto by Ari Justin Rothenbergâ€‹Bunny Wailer ... More >>
image via derickg.comAkon "So Paid" Video Shoot image via DerickG.com"For the most part I just get hired to shoot." Here are excerpts from a recent email interview with local hip hop photographer Derick G."I started in the music industries by getting on music video sets. The ball really started roll ... More >>
Here's exclusive behind the scenes footage from the Birdman & Lil Wayne feat. Mack Maine video shoot for their song "Always Strapped." The song is forthcoming on Birdman's new album, Priceless. Footage shot by the "how is he everywhere at once" hip-hop photographer Derick G. Enjoy
The Buck starts here.
Mokai's mad resident.
The king of clubs, and official Miami Heat DJ, now boasts a namesake party weekend.
Maths + English (Definitive Jux)
It's all in the stars.
Local producer Bigg D's rise to the top of the charts.
A hometown boy is the hip-hop glitterati's director du jour
With his politically charged sophomore effort, El Mariel, Miami homeboy Pitbull bites back
Gnarls Barkley tests the One Ring theory
OutKast's Depression-era hip-hop musical has a loving respect for the old South
"Morris Brown" (Jive)
Miami's own DJ Khaled drops a massive debut
"Shades Are Drawn" (And Each for Only)
"Lean wit It, Rock wit It" (Virgin)
Almost Famous: Chopped and Screwed (8 Ways Entertainment)
"Betcha Can't" (Atlantic)
Naked Truth (Atlantic)
"Don't Trip" (Atlantic)
"Kryptonite" (Purple Ribbon)
"Soul Survivor" (Def Jam)
"Sittin' Sideways" (Atlantic/Swishahouse)
Jermaine Dupri Presents . . . Young, Fly & Flashy, Vol. 1 So So Def/Virgin
Wanted Sony Urban Music/Columbia
One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show (Koch)
Slick Rick likes to tell stories, and he likes them to be real
The Roots get experimental