Erykah Badu

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2014

    James Blake Talks New Album, Possible Kanye West Collaboration

    Upon first listen, many people assume that James Blake is black. And when they do set eyes on the 26-year-old white Englishman singing, they're taken aback by the sheer soul in his voice. "He's like a white Erykah Badu," one smitten YouTube user commented on a video clip of Blake's 2013 live perfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Bardot Miami's Fifth Anniversary: "Still Fresh, Still Exciting, Still New"

    It's hard to say what the greatest show at Bardot has been, but that time Dwayne Wade rented out the Wynwood lounge in 2012 to throw Gabriel Union a 40th-birthday pajama-jam was one for the books. "Doug E. Fresh played," starts David Sinopoli, the guy responsible for booking all these shows. "He's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Peanut Butter Wolf on '90s vs. 2010s Hip-Hop: "The Commercial Music's Worse Now"

    Peanut Butter Wolf, founder of the legendary Stones Throw Records, has presided over some of the most important releases and moments in modern hip-hop history. Recently, a Kickstarter-funded documentary, Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton, was released about his iconic mecca of underground hip-hop beats. It h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    Miley Cyrus Is Doing What Got Me Banned in the U.S.A.

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke weighs in on Miley Cyrus' performance at the MTV Video Music Awards. There are a lot of people hating on Miley Cyrus right now because she be ... More >>

  • Music

    March 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Black Star's Mos Def and Talib Kweli at the Fillmore Miami Beach, September 27

    ​Black Star's Mos Def and Talib Kweli With Jay Rock, Black Bobby, and DJ D-Up Presented by Rock the Bells Fillmore Miami Beach Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Better Than: Most Tuesdays on God's great spaceship, Earth. Time travel can be a really good time. Especially when you're talking about takin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Wu-Tang, Wild Flag, Fishbone, Yelawolf and More at Village Voice Media SXSW Party

    Photo by Mark BrubakerTimes New Viking​For those us far away from the indie music pilgrimage in Austin, Texas, known as South By Southwest, there's good news: In addition to members of the Crossfade team being there, our parent company, Village Voice Media, is all over it.In fact, VVM threw a litt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    28 Random Lil Wayne Lyrics for His 28th Birthday

    Jonathan Mannion / Cash Money Records​Lil Wayne celebrated his 28th birthday yesterday at New York City's Rikers Island. And even though he's currently locked up (due back in a month or so), he and his Cash Money Records crew also used his birthday to release the digital version of Weezy's new alb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2010

    The Roots, Q-Tip, Eve, and Bobby Brown for the Hennessy Artistry Bash at Ice Palace

    Marta Xochilt PerezQ-Tip rips it real quick.​ Check out the full Hennessy Artistry slideshow. Q-Tip and the Roots With D-Nice, Daniel Merriweather, Kat DeLuna, secret guest Eve, and supa secret guest Bobby Brown Saturday, September 25, 2010 Ice Palace Better than: A bottle of Hennessy all to you ... More >>

  • Music

    July 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Head Spins: DJ Manuvers

    ​Miami may not have completely shed its reputation as a party mecca, even for its full-time residents. But with cats like DJ Manuvers coming up and taking over, we might one day also be known for our work ethic.Of course you might expect some fast action from one whose name is both a noun and a ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Q&A With Maxwell, Playing American Airlines Arena With Jill Scott Tonight

    Eight years. That's how long Maxwell spent between LPs. And that's about eight times the general shelf life of the average pop star. But as we make clear in this week's feature, Maxwell is not, and has never been, your average pop-star. In fact, he's come off as something enduring and timeless from ... More >>

  • Music

    May 6, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Head Spins: Sire Esq. (With New DJ Mix for Artist Related!)

    ​The best DJs dig deep into the sounds they're spinning. And that doesn't mean just the the components of a given track - the structure of the beat, the motion of a melody, the drive of a bassline, and so on. No, the best want to know where a song comes from, be it who did what and why, or the whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Local Soulful Songstress Karina Iglesias Plays Kitchen 305 on August 5

    Locally born and bred songstress Karina Iglesias has got more soul than a sock with a hole -- one listen to her music gives that away. Songs from the singer-songwriter's repertoire traverse R&B, funk, and beyond, while remaining smooth but down to earth. Her sultry, throaty vocal style easily na ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ Sandman

    Hip-hop for the high life.

  • Music

    January 29, 2009

    Estelle: Birth of a Diva

    She proves she's more than a lady in waiting.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Last Night: Estelle, Gym Class Heroes, the Roots, and Lil Wayne at The Fillmore Miami Beach

    Gym Class Heroes, Estelle and the Roots Wednesday, October 8 Fillmore Miami Beach Better than: Reading for news on the Roots. Last Night, the Fillmore Miami Beach was alive and drenched in abstract hip-hop. Putting Gym Class Heroes, the Roots, and Estelle on one line-up guarantees ... More >>

  • Music

    August 28, 2008

    My Morning Jacket Might Be the Best Live Band Ever

    Check these guys out at The Fillmore.

  • Music

    May 22, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008

    Full Q&A with Yo Majesty

    In this week's issue of the Miami New Times, for my Suicide Blonde column I spoke with JWL B and Shunda K of the Tampa-based electro-rap group Yo Majesty. Click here to read my explanation of why they're one of the most punk rock things out there right now. But of course, the interviews ran longer ... More >>

  • Music

    May 15, 2008

    Timeless, More than Ever

    For Sergio Mendes, "Nada" was just the start of it all.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008

    WMC Review: Bassnectar at Circa 28

    Antidote party, featuring Bassnectar and the Freestylers Circa 28, Miami Sunday, March 30 Better than: A ripe, juicy peach on a hot summer afternoon while your boombox spills the top 40. A good amount of closing joints were poppin’ off Sunday night to see the close of WMC ’08, but downtown ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2007

    DJ House Shoes gets HVW8

    Hip-hop junkies and beat heads need to familiarize themselves with DJ Houseshoes. He's one of the foremost experts on all things Dilla related, which is a technical way of saying the two came up together in the same gritty Detroit night clubs and vibed outside of the typical DJ/MC relationship. Shoe ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    Musical Meltdown

    It's sweltering outside, but there's still music worth hearing

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2007

    Last Night: Joss Stone at Revolution

    Joss Stone June 16, 2007 Revolution Better Than: Her CDs, by far. No Opener: Just Raw Stone Joss Stone at Revolution Photo by Jamie Puntumkhul For a girl that hails from the white cliffs of Dover, England, Joss Stone is way into color - which made her magenta hair and loud, patterned ... More >>

  • Music

    March 29, 2007

    Brazilian Wax

    The latest export from São Paulo, songstress CéU, brings an acclaimed debut album and live show to the States

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Blue Crush

    An independent record store finds its own level

  • Home Entertainment

    June 15, 2006

    Bring in the Trash

    DVD releases for the week of June 13, 2006

  • Film

    April 28, 2005

    Cold Case

    Here's a mystery for Mulder: What's happened to Duchovny's career?

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    Hit Parade

    Our annual nonscientific tip sheet for WMC/M3's breakout tracks

  • Music

    October 7, 2004


    Ice Age

  • Music

    March 21, 2002

    New Music Now

    Chocolate Industries is laying down the soundtrack for That Turn-of-the-Century Show

  • Music

    March 7, 2002

    Smooth Sax Played Hard

    Boney James finally gets his funk on

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    South Beach as Thug Central

    Will Puffy, Pink, and Cash Money Crew replace Versace, Madonna, and Ingrid Casares?

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of March 2, 2000

  • Music

    February 10, 2000

    Natty Dread Learns to Rap

    Rastas and b-boys find common ground in Marley's legacy

  • Film

    December 16, 1999

    The Ultimate Orphan

    The Cider House Rules

  • Music

    November 11, 1999

    Eve of Destruction

    Dissed by Dre, rapper Eve struck gold anyway

  • Music

    November 4, 1999


    Bob Marley tribute, Mark Lanegan

  • Music

    March 18, 1999
  • Calendar

    February 11, 1999

    Night & Day

    February 11 - 17, 1999