The most recent edition of the annual BET Hip-Hop Awards was less trophies-and-speeches and more WWE Monday Night Raw. First and foremost, the Bawse Ricky Ross stirred up some seriously harsh vibes when he and Young Jeezy got into a spitty spat that resulted in the senseless smashing of a mirror. ... More >>
Mick and Keith might look chummy. But they ain't.Yesterday, Crossfade reported on Steve Albini's recent beef with Odd Future. Here's the gist: After getting stuck on an airport shuttle with the rambunctious hip-hop collective, the notoriously cranky producer and musician wrote a post on his r ... More >>
Pam Grier, the star of Foxy Brown and Jackie Brown, has a new memoir out. Besides a guest stint on Miami Vice, she doesn't have much of a local connection, but in Foxy: My Life in Three Acts, she chronicles a previously unheard-of medical condition that we're guessing might alarm some local ladie ... More >>
Christina Swanson could be a champ again. Too bad few have the guts to face her.
Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials this year. (Turns out they were painfully law-abiding. The horror!) But even if your favorite rapper wasn't caught in a lie, you can bet he or she put out a hilariously absurd record or ... More >>
Brooklyn's Don Diva (Black Rose Entertainment/Koch)
Our guide to the 15th annual Caribbean Festival.
Its a Reggae Explosion; leave your skates at home
DJ-Kicks !K7 Records
Welcome To Haiti Creole 101 Koch
Ted Lucas says forget what you heard, Slip-N-Slide Records loves the kids
Over on Virginia Key, the wailing ultimate reggae
Calypso keeps adapting to the times
It's time to stop pointing fingers and start to jump and wave!
Clothes don't make the MIA
Wyclef goes Jamaican on stage and screen
On the set with Miami's hip-hop big shot
Wow ... the Story (Madhouse Records/Artists Only!)
Dissed by Dre, rapper Eve struck gold anyway