• Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Five Richest Rappers of 2014

    When you're in the rap biz, it's all about the Benjamins. No matter how many shiny awards are stacked somewhere in that multimillion-dollar mansion, you've only truly made it when you rank among Forbes' wealthiest hip-hop artists. More than just lyrical worth, the worth of these rap moguls was c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    50 Cent Rejected by Erin Andrews at Daytona 500, Tweets "I Don't See No Black People"

    He may have the "Magic Stick," but 50 Cent couldn't find an opportunity to "hit once" nor "hit twice" while kicking it NASCAR-style at the Daytona 500 yesterday. Before the start of Sunday's "Great American Race," FOX reporter Erin Andrews was working the pre-race beat when she spotted the G-Unit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    50 Cent Calls Rick Ross a "Fat Boy," Says Early-Morning Shooting "Looks Staged"

    Case of the Mondays? At least you're not being ridiculed by 50 Cent on social media for crashing a $300,000 Rolls Royce into a building on your birthday after a failed attempt on your life. The G-Unit capo thinks that Rick Ross' early-morning brush with death was little more than a publicity stu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Gunplay Surrenders to Miami Police on Armed Robbery Charge, Appearing in Court Tomorrow

    Even though there's been an open, outstanding arrest warrant on his ass for the last six months, Maybach Music Group member Gunplay ain't sweating the small shit. You know, like an armed robbery charge. In fact, seven hours ago, the swastika-tatted rapper, aspiring escort service entrepreneur, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Rick Ross Becoming a Man, Announces Black Bar Mitzvah Mixtape

    Oy vey, what are you supposed to get a 36-year-old, 300-pound MC for his bar mitzvah? Do you go the quarter-pound of OG Kush route? Or the subtly extravagant iPad sleeve made of purebred dachshund fur route? And what's the difference between a Black Bar Mitzvah and a standard run-of-the-mill bar m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Gunplay on His Beef With 50 Cent: "If You F@#! With Me... You Might Get Gunned Down"

    Many men wish death upon 50 Cent, but only one guy had the cojones to call a mainstream celebrity gossip website and ridicule the "twerp." Rick Ross protégé and Maybach Music foot soldier Gunplay (AKA The Human L.A. Riot) called into TMZ Live to discuss his ongoing beef with G-Unit, as well as h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    The 20 Richest Rappers: From Pitbull to Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Kanye, Jay-Z, and Dre Day

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    50 Cent in Hospital After Mack Truck Crashes Into his SUV

    Nearly seven months ago, an emo 50 Cent was texting about death, admitting that, "I don't think I'm gonna live much longer." A few months after that, the rapper tweeted a picture of himself laying helplessly in a hospital bed surrounded by stuffed animals as he prepped to go under the knife. For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Top Ten Rap Felons: Shoot Outs, Beat Downs, and Face Eating

    In the gritty rap game, honor is everything. And honor usually means a bag full of automatic weapons at an airport. Alright, not every rapper's got a rap sheet. But if you talk the talk, you're expected to do the time. A mean MC with a big mouth is just a poser without a felony charge. And getting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Jared Chase: Before NATO 3, He Claimed To Be a Meth-Addicted, Gang-Affiliated Rapper

    Ten days after the City of Miami evicted the Occupy Miami camp from the Government Center downtown, reporter Michael Miller and I visited "Fort Peace," the inner city apartment complex opened as a safehouse to the movement by Rodrigo "Señor Paz" Duque.One of the first photos I shot, of seven Occupi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Young Buck and Five Other Rapper Evictions or Foreclosures

    Just two months after he was the target of a drive-by shooting in Nashville, Young Buck has come under fire yet again. But this time, it's Uncle Sam pulling the trigger and blowing smoke up Buck's ass. According to TMZ, the Internal Revenue Service is demanding that the former G-Unit rapper fork ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    50 Cent on Gay Marriage: "I've Encouraged Same-Sex Activities ... I'm For It"

    See also "Is 50 Cent Dying? Rapper Tweets Pictures from Hospital, Reaches out to Floyd Mayweather." Just one day after having his colon stretched at a New York City hospital, according to Media Takeout, 50 Cent is following in Jay-Z's footsteps and weighing in on President Obama's decision to back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    50 Cent Drops New Mixtape, Download Link Breaks and Causes Internet Uproar

    Cover of 50 Cent's new mixtape​Curtis Jackson, best known as 50 Cent (pronounced fitty) unloaded a mixtape about an hour ago via Hulk Share, one of those download sites that looks mad shady. Evidently, The Big 10's so popular that it's caused a massive cyber traffic jam and subsequent comment up ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Concert Review: 50 Cent at the Fillmore Miami Beach, June 15

    Photo by Sayre Berman​Click here to view photos from this event.50 CentFillmore Miami BeachTuesday, June 15, 2010Better Than: Whatever you did last night, but not as much better as it should have been.The Review:If somebody tells me to put my hands up one more time I'm gonna flip. I mean, really. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2009
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    July 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Destinee From Miami's THC Crew Talks Hip-Hop, The Music Business, and Rockin Shows

    image via Destinee"If you plan to be successful in ANYTHING you do, be prepared to live for it, breathe it, and die for it, if need be."Destinee aka Maiden Dade aka Rita N. is a Dade County Hip Hop impresario, performer, recording artist and member of the THC Crew.Crossfade recently spoke to her by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Buggah Da Govannah Tells You Who's Haitian

    Buggah D. Govannah (pronounced Governor) has been a fixture in Miami's hip-hop scene for a long time now. Here's an old picture of him with Wyclef. In this segment of Who's Haitian, Buggah gives you some black history, since it's February and all.

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2008

    Rahsaan Releases Dadeland: The Dade County Project

    Today one of South Florida's most slept on MC's, Rahsaan, released a new mixtape with DJ Epps of G-Unit/Shadyville fame that's worth downloading.The project is called, Dadeland: The Dade County Project, and is a good intro to Rahsaan's style for anyone that's not familiar with him. He's originally f ... More >>

  • Music

    June 26, 2008

    Shooting Stars

    Wisin & Yandel aim for crossover staying power.

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2007

    Kanye vs. 50 Cent--The Real Story

    Tired of this fake Kanye Vs 50 beef? Here's the real story. The video below is definitely worth checking out. Forget about this being a money making scheme. 50 Cent is more chum chum with Kanye West than he is with the rest of his G-Unit clan. As if you didn't know, this is all just capitalism at it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2007
  • Calendar

    July 19, 2007

    I Ink I Can

    Head down to Love Hate to hang with local stars

  • Culture

    June 28, 2007

    Oh Brother

    As the memoir boom winds down, authors are training their sights on sis and bro

  • Music

    April 26, 2007


    Return of the Mac (Koch)

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Snap to It

    Comeback kids, rhymin' Limeys, and songs about partying defined Hip-Hop Nation in 2006

  • Home Entertainment

    November 9, 2006

    Coke Dreams

    In Scarface, slinging yayo is the name of the game

  • Music

    September 21, 2006


    Who Is Two-Five? (Future Star Music Group)

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Mobb Deep featuring 50 Cent

    "Have a Party" (G-Unit/Aftermath/Interscope)

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    la Chart

    Use both hands and both ears to sample 2005's auditory offerings

  • Music

    October 6, 2005
  • Music

    September 29, 2005


    A.W.O.L (Quiet $$/Fastlife Music)

  • News

    September 1, 2005
  • Music

    September 1, 2005
  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Hate It or Love It

    The Anger Management Tour may be mainstream hip-hop's high-water mark, but has it poisoned the well?

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Missy Elliott

    The Cookbook (Goldmine/Elektra)

  • Music

    July 21, 2005
  • News

    April 7, 2005
  • Music

    March 17, 2005


    DJ Midas

  • Music

    March 10, 2005
  • Music

    March 3, 2005
  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Set List

    DJ Iceberg

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    God Save the Scene

    Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop.

  • Music

    October 28, 2004
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    October 7, 2004


    Ice Age

  • Music

    July 8, 2004

    Lloyd Banks

    The Hunger for More (G-Unit/Interscope)

  • Music

    May 13, 2004
  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    Wake Up!

    A year-end rant or rave for the rap music industry

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    Hip-Hop Jazz

    Soulive makes bebop accessible for the masses

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