Dat Lil' Chico is the new Dick Clark. The Cubano rapper born Armando Christian Perez will host Pitbull's New Year's Revolution, an end-of-the-year fiesta broadcasting all across los Estados Unidos from Miami on Fox. "The world needs to get ready to un-mute New Year's Eve, because we are taking the ... More >>
As a two-time Grammy-winning artist and ganador of 20 Latin Grammy Awards, Colombian rockero Juanes knows a thing or two about the music biz. That's why he was the talk of the Billboard Latin Music Conference's Digital Superstar Q&A session this week, and why he's headlining tomorrow's Billboard L ... More >>
Miami has gotten that much spicier as Latin acts from around the globe convene to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards. Perhaps the only man in the world who can pull off a head of bouncy curls, David Bisbal, will be in town to promote his newest album, ... More >>
When we decided to tally up the most popular Twitter users in Miami, we weren't sure what we were going to get. Real fame or local fame doesn't necessarily equate to Twitter fame. After all, Dan Marino barely made the list at 50, and LeBron James came in second. To compile this list, we used Twita ... More >>
You thought last year's iHeartRadio pool party was, like, the Ultimate. After all, Flo Rida stripped down for the crowd while Enrique and Adam Levine humped out the hits. All the wasted white girls got wasted. And even tatted-up bros felt the love. But just wait for the 2013 edition of iHeartRadio ... More >>
Thanks to the Internet, nothing is a secret. Were you drunk leaving a club this weekend? That little gem is probably on some bouncer's Instagram as we speak. Are you sexting your nanny? A screenshot of that will be on Facebook in no time unless you give her a raise. And if you leave an importa ... More >>
See also "Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias Announce Summer Tour -- plus "Essential Enrique: From 1995 to 'Tonight (I'm F#$%in' You).'" Who is the real Jennifer Lopez? Well, earlier this month, the Australian edition of 60 Minutes praised the entertainer's seemingly grounded, surprisingly un-d ... More >>
Hey local chains, time to get brand smart. Miami celebs, time to get hip to your local chain restaurants. Mr. 305 himself is doing it. Last week Miami Subs partnered with Miami artist Pitbull in a big push to expand the chain. We know of a few more local chains that could use a some famous endorse ... More >>
Lots of successful people have degrees from the University of Miami. Everyone from Gloria Estefan to, like, 10 percent of the NFL. But some of the school's most famous former students never graduated -- either opting to transfer or quit college altogether. Current UM kids, don't take this as inspira ... More >>
To close out the year, Crossfade is picking its favorite albums by 305 artists. Check out the full list of Miami's Best Albums of 2011. Pitbull Planet Pit (Sony) If you grew up in Miami, it's absolutely impossible not to like Pitbull.
Ray Mickshaw / FOX On last night's episode of X Factor, we saw "hipster" Philip Lomax sing "Don't Stop the Music" to Rihanna. We saw Simon tap his toe, Paula look intensely happy, Nicole emote, and L.A. shake his head back and forth in approval. Future mechanic Tora Woloshin made us feel old, then ... 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 >>
Anna Kournikova, who turned a somewhat successful tennis career into a much more successful career of being a professional blonde sexy lady, has put her Miami Beach home on the market for $9.4 million according to AOL. The seven bedroom, 6,630-square-foot mansion located on the Sunset Islands boa ... More >>
Pitbull's gonna drop it on the floor at the Billboard Latin Awards.We're now officially entering the final week of the Last Chance registration phase for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference. The absolute deadline is April 25. So all you wannnabe música Latina superstars and ... More >>
General admission? It wasn't supposed to be.Julieta VenegasPresented by Jack DanielsGusman Center for the Performing ArtsSunday, February 27, 2011Better Than: The last time she was here, at a smokey Dolce and very pregnant. And that show was damned good.Without question, Julieta Venegas is one of ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanKaty Perry is a naughty Santa.Miami seemed to be in a post-Basel slump this weekend. Things were eerily quiet. Still, there was the Y100 Jingle Ball at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise. The annual holiday concert brought together a who's who of chart-toppers including Kat ... More >>
guavaberry.netLast night's big winner, Juan Luis GuerraThe awards are over. My hotel room is trashed. There's debris everywhere -- cigarette butts and cigar nubsand shards of glass from countless broken bottles. There's a strange mustard mural painted -- now dried -- on the mirror, and ... More >>
Will Camila win Record of the Year?The Latin Grammy awards are upon us once again. It's a night when the hottest stars in the Hispanic entertainment cosmos gather together in one spot. And this year, that spot is ... Where else? Sin City. They couldn't have picked a better locale. Last year's sh ... More >>
With only a little more than a month until Lil Wayne gets released from Rikers Island, the Weezy buzz continues to build. Of course, it helps that while incarcerated, the reigning rap king has released more music than many of his free-man counterparts. The latest entry in the Wayne canon is I am ... More >>
LIV's signature sky boxes are mimicked at its Sun Life Stadium outpost. Last month, Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee announced a partnership between Sun Life Stadium and Miami Marketing Group to bring the South Beach nightlife experience to Dolphins home games. Well, this diabolical concept has a name ... More >>
I got a text from my friend Tamar the other day, saying, "You wanna go to a Pitbull video shoot?" Hell yeah! I love Pitbull! I grabbed the Kodak and drove to a studio near Coconut Grove. Some of the hottest women I have ever seen were walking around in bikinis, chillin' and posing for the c ... More >>
DJ EFX has been heavy on the South Florida mixtape scene and definitely left a mark on creating highly demanded instrumental mixtapes - as well as "Best Of" mixtapes. And more recently over the past couple years, EFX has been driven in the "Music Video DVDs" market that not a lot of people dive ... More >>
Jowell y RandyAs I'm sure you know by now from previous posts this week, last night was Premios Juventud and some of Latin music's biggest names convened on the 305 to take part in the festivities. Sounds like a good time to hit afterparties, no? Well, that's exactly what I did. In particular, I ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" RosarioFlo-Rida teams up with the ultra-trendy David Guetta to releases his latest single off his upcoming album The Only One. The song is also featured on the Step Up 3D soundtrack. The song is called "Club Can't Handle Me" where Flo handles the main vocals and David Guetta ... More >>
Canadian companies attend America's largest food and beverage show, coming soon to Miami Beach. [GovMonitor]Miami-based Benihana restaurants to donate 100% of Fiji Water sales revenue to Best Buddies charity for month of November. [Reuters]8th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival this weekend at Mark ... More >>
Perhaps you're not an avid follower of the vast array of traditional styles that generally get lumped together under the banner Regional Mexican. And I won't lie to you, neither am I. But millions upon millions of record sales annually (and the fact they're playing the AAA) indicate that there is ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsPulling out of the Sony Ericsson Open this week further delayed Maria Sharapova's return to tournament glory, but it hasn't slowed down her celebrity status. Sharapova still made the trip to Miami, but is instead partying and playing fashionista. She made a promotional appearan ... More >>
Fans of Latin music, the time has come once again for artists and industry folk alike to descend upon the city for a whirlwind of performances, parties, glitz, glamor, bling, and enough media ops to get ravenous media whores Heidi and Spencer drooling like Lindsay Lohan in the Miami-Dade evidence ro ... More >>
Take a whiff. You might just be smelling a star.
So we were driving through Hialeah a few days ago when we saw a billboard advertising Daddy Yankee's cologne. Yeah, yeah, it launched a couple of months ago, but this is the first we've heard of it, and before you blast us for old news you should consider the ramifications of revealing you're on Dad ... More >>
Friday, September 19: *Argentine rock en español legend Fito Páez performs a relatively intimate concert at the Arsht Center, hoping to gain more fans in the states. Read about his impressive musical track record here. *The album tribute act Classic Albums Live again performs at the Hard Rock, ... More >>
They crank-called Fidel Castro and got busted. Now they're back on the air.
Multiperspective, mega-annoying Vantage Point.
Abuelitas, chongitas y mujeres muy ricas will all be in a state of seduction as soon as baby-faced Latin pop star Chayanne takes the stage Wednesday night at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood. Teeny-boppers will squeal, middle-aged hotties will squeal some more – maybe even hurl a thong or two his ... More >>
Performance artist Michael Israel soars to new heights
Your chance to get hot, wet, and sexy -- live on the Beach!
Enrique Iglesias makes gringos look sexy!
Dig what Jorge Moreno has to say
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It's time to stop pointing fingers and start to jump and wave!