In commercial hip-hop, your money game is even more important than your ability to rhyme. If you've got money, you've got rhymes, and if you don't have money, you fake it till you make it. For these top earners, the faking days are over. Making Forbes' list of biggest rap bank accounts is proof yo ... More >>
From the weed to the X, from the X to the blow, Pitbull has hustled his Cuban-American dick off to fulfill a prophecy that he rapped about nearly ten years ago on "305 Anthem": "Mark my words, I'm next to blow." He was right. El tipo's proven to be a master pitchman, hawking a cleverly calculated ... More >>
At yesterday's Italian Culinary Experience at the Miami Culinary Institute, a few dozen public-relations professionals, chefs, and writers were treated to a wine-pairing lunch featuring Casa Vincola Zonin wines from Tuscany. These Italian Culinary Experience (ICE) lunches are part of a series that t ... More >>
Wanna party like a BCS champ? On Monday evening, the 2013 Bowl Championship Series comes to Miami when the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Alabama Crimson Tide hit the gridiron at Sun Life Stadium to do battle for college football's 2013 national title. In the meantime, though, we all gotta get ... More >>
Wanna get the adrenaline pumping for this week's BCS National Championship game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Alabama Crimson Tide? Well, all you've gotta do is follow these three simple steps to achieve superfan status: (1) Shotgun six ice-cold beers and an equal number of sugar-loade ... More >>
Remember when Miami New Times columnist, booty bass pioneer, and free speech enthusiast Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell lambasted Pittsburgh weed rapper Wiz Khalifa (AKA "the boy behind the popular hit 'Black & Yellow'") for breaking the hip-hop code and hooking up with another rapper's ex-boo? We ... More >>
As the country sits waiting for the release of a certain Welsh cake eater's tax returns, other high-profilers are happy to let the whole world know how swole their pockets were this year. Forbes released its latest list of haha-they-have-more-money-than-you musicians. And this time, we're talkin' t ... More >>
These days, musicians are nothing without high-profile, million-dollar endorsements. You just aren't a winner unless you're shilling soda, makeup, electronics, and your own personal brand of booze. Luckily, today's commercial powerhouses are more entrepreneurial than ever. So they will literally se ... More >>
Here in the 305, we're not about those fair-weather fans who just jumped on the Heat train in time to pop bottles. But there are some Miami music icons we really thought would be all over this win. But they haven't made so much as a tweet. Some of these people claim to rep Miami. Or even be Miami ... More >>
How does the new generation of Regional Mexican acts feel about genre trends, violence, and online promotions? Will Pitbull's Dr. Pepper print campaign beat out Daddy Yankee's Western Union ads for a Music Marketing award? These are just some of the topics that are being discussed at this year's B ... 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 >>
Fueling the obesity epidemic and enabling the Young Money Maniac's sizzurp addiction, PepsiCo's toxic green nectar, Mountain Dew, has a new spokesperson and his name is Lil Wayne. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. and Mountain Dew have come together to form DEWeezy, ... More >>
The never-ending awards show season reaches its apex next week when Univision beams the Premio Lo Nuestro to millions of families all across the Americas. On Thursday, February 16, the Spanish-language network will honor a cross-section of Latin music artists at the American Airlines Arena. Amo ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanThey've got a bone for you, lady."I want to have sex with this bone marrow," uttered the gal sitting on the barstool next to us as she closed her eyes and bit down on a tanned toast round topped with chimichurri and glistening globes of savory, meaty fat. "Seriously, if this was ... More >>
Pit and Gloria go "gleek."The corridors of William McKinley High are a long fucking way from Calle Ocho, chico. But today, Entertainment Weekly reported that Pitbull is "being courted" by the producers of Fox's Glee to play the older brother of Santana (Naya Rivera), a newly out and proud lesbi ... More >>
billwisserphoto.com1500 Degrees had a hot week.A brief look back at some events that transpired in the food world over the past week:On Monday, the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group rolled out Dr. Pepper Ten, a 10-calorie soft drink aimed at men who "want a lower-calorie option without the diet imagery." ... More >>
Armando Christian Pérez is a boss. El tipo es tremendo performer, Dr. Pepper's best bilingual spokesperson, y Miami's biggest act since Gloria Estefan. Pitbull is undeniably one of pop music's favorite male artists. And no, not just in our Cuban-American eyes, but in the eyes of the 2011 Ameri ... More >>
To quote another rapper: Pitbull isn't a businessman, he's a business, man. In a time of general industry floundering, Mr. 305-turned-Mr.-Worldwide has anointed himself the king of endorsements and new business deals. Dr. Pepper? Sure. Kodak? How about lyrical product placements. Voli "low-calo ... More >>
The new Planet Pit app's home screen.Nobody would accuse Pitbull of being a slouch in the business department. To paraphrase another rapper, the great Jay Z, Pitbull isn't a businessman, he's a business, man. The former Mr. 305 -- now firmly Mr. Worldwide -- seemingly never met a new product id ... More >>
Photo by Jacob KatelMr. Worldwide.Ever since that "Calle Ocho" track, people around the world who don't even speak English are saying shit like "Pit's got it locked from the Goulds to the Locks." Now that is some amazing shit. We are proud that Mr. 305 is Mr. Worldwide, and if we had the opportunity ... More >>
Courtesy of Ability ExplosionNext Wednesday, October 20, you can experience dining in the dark at several Miami Beach restaurants. Guests will don masks at Gotham Steak, BLT at the Betsy, Red the Steakhouse, Joe's Stone Crab, Smith & Wollensky, Quattro, and 660 at the Angler's Resort.Es ... More >>
Last night marked the return of 660's Front Porch Supper, held each Thursday from 6 to 11 p.m. on the swank hotel's secluded terrace. This time around it's a barbecue; back in April it was a $26 lobster boil. The $17.95 price includes a main course and three fixin's.The former features sweet & ... More >>
Are you literally giddy with excitement over Premios Juventud tomorrow, and tickets to the show be damned? Or perhaps all Spanish language tunage isn't necessarily your thing, but you do like to get down to the dulcet ghetto-tones of reggaeton. You know, do a little perreando. Get your boricuada ... More >>
Here's Part Two of our interview with Giorgio Rapicavoli. You can read the first part of the interview here.Photo by Riki AltmanDefinitely no yellow mustard in that dishTell me some of your favorite Miami restaurants and what you order there.I love Yakko-San. I get the fish collar. That's so good! I ... More >>
via Neil TDonuts, donuts, they're the bestGive me pain inside my chestHope to donuts I don't dieFrom their skin: fresh, hot, and friedHere are our Top Ten Weirdest Donuts from Around The World.
When things dry up in the bedroom, our first instinct is often to blame it on our lover. Too boring, too monotonous, too too too used to the same ol' sex game. While the desert between your legs could be psychological, it turns out that you should visit a doctor before dumping your guy becaus ... More >>
I don't know what they are, but they're deep-fried and you got twenty minutes to live after you eat one. ~Mel Brooks on the mini-latkes served at Junior's Deli in West HollywoodPrices are just ridiculous. I went into a chicken place and spent ten dollars for a wing and a drumstick. It's the first ti ... More >>
My feet still haven’t touched the ground. My throat is raw and scratchy. My voice is shot. I sound like Jennifer Tilly after several rounds of scotch and cigarettes at a Poker tournament. Myself, and everyone around me, are acting like we’re in a Dr. Pepper commercial. My brain still can’t wra ... More >>
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