With the mayhem of Ultra Music Festival and the plethora of events at local nightclubs, it's easy to forget that none of Miami's March EDM madness would be happening if weren't for Winter Music Conference, the global forum of panels and seminars for people in the industry looking to go from bedroom ... More >>
Timmy Thomas is in a Hialeah warehouse slapping palms with a Cuban Santero named Oba Frank Lords. In the back room, there's an altar with a straw-hatted guajiro sculpture standing by a sacrificial blade. Up front, in a 12-foot-by-12-foot production studio with little more than a computer, keyboard, ... More >>
In the 1970s, Miami's TK Productions sold hundreds of millions of records around the world. Yes, hundreds of millions of records around the world. They were all cut in a tiny eight-track studio in Hialeah by a close-knit team of musicians and songwriters. The family worked together on each oth ... More >>
Win free meet-and-greet tickets for Mayer Hawthorne's Miami show at Grand Central. Before he was a soul-powered party starter, Mayer Hawthorne was a hip-hop producer with a love of finding obscure records for his samples and DJ sets. So leading up to his show on May 8 at Grand Central, we here at ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins are for sale to the highest musical bidders. Gloria Estefan and Marc Anthony have both recently bought minority shares of the franchise, leaving us all wondering: Who's next? We've compiled a list of 10 most wanted musicians with a tie to Miami who would be great partial owners ... More >>
In this video, CNN's Larry King interviews James Brown and they talk about Henry Stone, the man who made Miami a global musical force. Stone was the first person to sign James Brown, and among the first people to record Ray Charles. As a major distributor of black music in Miami, starting in the '5 ... More >>
The Hialeah Music Festival
First came teen superstardom, then years of troubled obscurity. Now Betty Wright is seeking to balance music, family, and faith.