Bass parties were invented when people started stretching animal skins, beating them with sticks, and dancing around the fire back in the Flintstones days. In Miami during the 1980s, that beat became electronic and it was called bass music. The style has spawned global phenomenons, like Gucci Crew' ... More >>
Last night, Riptide arrived home from sort of watching the debate at a club with an open bar and a wall projector to find out through some social media channel or another that a far more telling meeting of the minds occurred, right here in Miami Beach: that of Kim Kardashian and Hulk Hogan. And, yes ... More >>
See also "M83 at Ultra Music Festival 2012: Technical Issues Ruin Live Performance" and "M83 on Ruined Ultra Performance: Our Deepest Apologies.'" When M83 was announced as part of 2012's Ultra Music Festival, it wasn't unexpected. The band, led by Frenchman Anthony Gonzalez, was coming off a ste ... More >>
We've all got our kinks. Some folks like fooling around in public and risking arrest in an effort to achieve the most intense orgasm ever. Others dabble with BDSM in private, maybe swing and swap partners. But Kanye West, he's into watching his "perfect bitch" give another homie head. And he's s ... More >>
See also "Memorial Day 2012: Six Best Electronic Music Parties Around Miami." The Beach is about to get flooded, son. At this very moment, there are 250,000 rappers, DJs, celebs, porn stars, strippers, and regular people packing the Hummer full of champagne, cash money, and 12 changes of clothes. ... More >>
Yesterday, Crossfade reported on prolific pop/rap producer Scott Storch's recent arrest for cocaine possession in a Las Vegas hotel. The story was simple: Homeboy didn't want to pay his bill (probably because he spent all of his money on coke) and when the cops rolled up they found a few grams le ... More >>
As popular culture continues to be consumed by a seemingly inexhaustible inferno of idiocy - dubstep trickle down, reunion shows, Drake, the list goes on - the Recording Academy is putting on their best Nero costumes and getting their fiddles nice and tuned. Yes. That's right. It's fucking Gramm ... More >>
The end of the year is a time of reflection around these parts. Specifically, it's a time to dig through our old police reports and find the most cretinous criminal offender in 2011. Our first nominee, 20-year-old Samuel Lee Walker, is a top front-runner. He's a budding career criminal who took a ... More >>
via TwitterWade outside the Versace fashion show. The Dallas Mavericks may have snatched another NBA championship away from Dwyane Wade, but they will never take away his reign as the league's leading style MVP. The fashion-forward guard is in Italy for Milan Fashion Week, taking in the men's sho ... More >>
Keyshia Dior!Keyshia Dior has been in music videos with Weezy, Jeezy, Gucci, Plies, Timbaland, and now ... Prunk! "You can't have a small penis and expect to please your girl," she said. I wiped the sweat from my brow as she continued, "It doesn't have to be big like a donkey. But it needs to be ... More >>
Joshuah Lamb, a black 14-year-old, sits in a juvenile detention center after beating up a 22-year-old white man for listening to music by rapper Gucci Mane. The attack was triggered because Lamb didn't think white people should listen to rap music. Now the local State Attorney's Office is de ... More >>
Local songstress CeCe Segarra has been positioned as the next dance-pop star from Miami, and while she's largely just made club appearances up to now, she may finally have her breakout track. In a major coup for a relatively unknown new artist, she's scored a feature from newly freed Gucci Mane on h ... More >>
According to our tireless reviewer Esther Park, this year's Best of the Best concert was even more intense than the last. With so many big-name artists scheduled to perform every year, there are always unexpected changes, pleasant surprises, and, it seems, a crazy sprint through the final leg of the ... More >>
We're pretty sure the ornately logo-ed purse trend has been done with for a while. Now that we're all "recessionistas" ladies who can still afford luxury leather goods prefer to buy expensive bags with the designer brand only noticeable to discerning eyes. Touting around a purse that co ... More >>
Straw turns to gold in the Gables.
Bush and this movie agree: Go shopping! (Wait, dont.)
They're dreaming of a ... fruitcake.
Women spend big money tricking out cars, too.
StreetRunner's got beats for every day of the week.
MoCA salutes Cologne's heyday as a cultural hive
R&B singer Bobby Washington wants you to buy his albums and he ain't too proud to beg
The secret is out for this clandestine gallery
The party continues despite the death of a bouncer
Urban designers are keeping it real
Basel high rollers are jetting into town ready to blow big bucks
Call it what you will -- mindless fluff, starstruck drivel -- but Ocean Drive has perfected a formula that's the envy of the publishing world
Will someone please turn off the hype
For Miami's social elite, high-end galas are high-calorie affairs
Tricky Daddy Dollars brings a little of Northwest Miami to South Beach
Porn in Miami Beach is just another franchise operation
Bass Mekanik breaks beats and windows
A vicious fight is raging among the high priests of newly fashionable Santeria, where Websites beckon and the gods are far from crazy