LoKal is one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants for many reasons -- custom-made oversized burgers made with hormone-free meat, hand-cut fries, and a great selection of craft brews. But we also love LoKal because the small Coconut Grove restaurant has quickly become a dog-friendly locals' ... More >>
Alba Seaside Italian's chef/partner Ralph Pagano always has something up his sleeve (and we're not talking about a spare "King" hidden in his orange chef's coat -- though he probably has that too).Whether it's telling us a story about his great-grandfather Vinny D. or cohosting a show on Lifetime (y ... More >>
Just a week ago, Baauer and his "Harlem Shake" was simply an underground sensation. Sure, his name was on the lips of everyone in the know, but how many skinny-jean hipster trapper keepers are there? This morning, Baauer holds the No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100, the first time a relatively unk ... More >>
Decadancetheatre, an all-female crew based in Brooklyn, is all about staying true to hip-hop culture. They use old-school styles -- breaking, popping, locking, and house -- to tell stories on stage. In their 2004 performance, Decadance vs. the Firebird, the company remade Stravinsky's classic bal ... More >>
Afrika Bambaataa is hip-hop royaltyAt 53 years old, Afrika Bambaataa has truly earned the title "Grandfather/Godfather Of Hip-Hop". With a body of work spanning nearly 4 decades, this former Bronx street gang warlord and founder of the Zulu Nation is one of three recognized originators of break- ... More >>
Veteran local b-boys revive old-school rhythms.
Summer school of hip-hop culture now open for registration.
The P.A.T.H. School of Hip-Hop Culture, run by Brimstone and partner Amit Regev, is one of the most worthwhile homegrown music-related projects in a long time. You can read more about it in a recent Crossfade post here, but to sum up, it's a homegrown, labor of love summer camp dedicated to preser ... More >>
The soul great Betty Wright is one of Miami's best not-so-well-kept secrets. Starting out as a gospel singer with a family group, in the mid-1960s Wright switched over to R&B. Her robust mid-range belting and knack for picking funky beats and melodies made her a hit, and Wright quickly racked up ... More >>
Guantánamo Bay has gotta go!
FusikTuesday, November 25Mix Ultra Lounge, HollywoodConsidering that there aren't many places for hip-hop culture to truly thrive in South Florida, it's no surprise that folks are starting to cross county lines to check out Mix Ultra Lounge on Tuesday nights.The semi-upscale martini bar seems like i ... More >>
Presenting Brimstone127's inaugural hip-hop summer camp.
"Back in the Day" Remix (Sony)
The Audience's Listening (Warner Bros.)
My Mother and Father Were Astronauts Counterflow Recordings
With Slam Bush, the hip-hop generation descends on a hurricane-plagued swing state
The Blast Radius Brick
The b-boys in Broward's Unique Styles Crew break it off
The National Hip-Hop Political Convention sets an agenda for a new generation
Hip-hop symposium misses the mark
Q-Bert travels the spaceways of skratch
Badmeaningood Vol. Three Ultimate Dilemma
Soulshine "Koch/In the Paint"
Phantazmagorea "Beat Junkie Sound"
Mix Master Mike puts the needle to the metal
Speedy Legs invites you to throw down the breaks for a hip-hop conference
All of the Above (Coup d'Etat)
From the issue of June 14, 2000
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