You know that cliché that goes, "You can't eat your cake and have it too"? It probably came from one of our broke friends up north who spend their weekends staring at the wall and watching reruns of Everybody Loves Raymond, because that's all there's to do since they don't live in Miami. Lucky fo ... More >>
King Tee is on the beach in California backed by a 12-foot wall of sound. His DJ, a squad of bikini girls, and some homies rally up for the music video to his song "Bass," an early Compton gangsta boogie track from 1987. Later, the Notorious B.I.G. would tell friends that King Tee was one of his g ... More >>
It may only be Tuesday. But hey, it's never too early to party. Especially when we're talking South Beach, a magical hot spot near the ocean where on any given night of the week, you'll find talented musicians throwing bashes because, why not? Check out the six best SoBe parties going down this w ... More >>
These days, the rap game is kind of soft. It's all over-glorified Hokey Pokey dance steps, 808 tics, and bull-shit braggin'. Most of the time, these MCs are just mimicking the gestures of gangsters gone by. Still, there was a time when rap was real, and Ice Cube is one real motherfucker. He's been ... More >>
Underneath a blinking digital sign that reads "Reggae Tacos - Jammin With Flavor" is a little Jamaican spot that the busy downtown lunch scene will be glad to find. It's not fancy. Walk up to the counter, place your order, give your name, and listen to Ice Cube's "We Be Clubbin'" while you wait fo ... More >>
Pop music celebrities are sex-drenched, weapon-obsessed, drug-addicted, angry, deranged, and sometimes criminal. In short, they're unconventional, always-entertaining personalities who may or may not have politically valid opinions. But let's face it, celebrity endorsements are cultural collatera ... More >>
Even though 2006 inductees Johnny Rotten and the Sex Pistols might think the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is "a piss stain" that charges too much for dinner and a gala, there are plenty of "music industry people" (i.e. not gaping A-holes) who'd be happy to grab a decent dinner while basking in the glo ... More >>
According to doomsday fearmonger Zecharia Sitchin, the "12th Planet" (or Nibiru) is a hypothetical planet hidden in the outskirts of the solar system that will collide with Earth and destroy all life as soon as 2012. In a way, Nibiru is like dubstep. It came flying out of obscurity like a meteor, c ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke explains why Wiz Khalifa shouldn't settle for Kanye West's sloppy seconds.Wiz Khalifa needs to have his head examined. The b ... More >>
Are you down with the clown?The Insane Clown Posse is the most successful DIY b(r)and in the history of independent music. They move merch like bona fide hustlers, tour like Black Flag in the '80s and serve as the centerpiece of a million-dollar Dark Carnival of spin-off artists and related pr ... More >>
via myspace.com/delthefunkyhomosapienDel is the product of 200,000 years of evolution.A strange and highly mutated (or some would say evolved) breed of great apes emerged approximately 200,000 years ago on the African continent. These creatures had huge brains. They were physically weak, slow, a ... More >>
With a name like Dice Corleone on his birth certificate, you know Loco Dice has to be pure gangsta. Which makes it kind of fitting that the international techno sensation was originally a hip-hopper. Born in Tunisia and raised in Germany, Dice started out as rapper, playing support slots for th ... More >>
The Techno Loft at Space has consistently delivered the goods since launching earlier this year, showcasing some of the top techno talent from around the globe with a special emphasis on the Berlin sound. Saturday, December 19 continues the trend with a stellar double booking featuring Berlin techno ... More >>
Summer Groove introduces Wades World.
The Cool Kids hanging with the next president. Well, it's another HOT day in Texas and the music is as hot as the temperatures. Some parts of the metro area hit 96 degrees and Austin proper was at 93 degrees today. That's a record for March 14th btw. Anyway, the music has all been solid and there ... More >>
11th Hour (Definitive Jux)
Ice Cube and Tracy Morgan get religion in First Sunday.
The Best of N.W.A.: The Strength of Street Knowledge (Deluxe Edition CD/DVD) (Priority)
"Boogie Oogie Oogie" (Virgin)
Beauty Shop is clipped straight from its predecessors.
Ice Cube's family movie may make you long for the hood
The intentions outweigh the execution in Ice Cube's Barbershop
Bunkka (Maverick Records)
Ask yourself, then ask them
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