Need a dose of that old-school vibe for your rap track? Well, R&B singer Anthony Hamilton provides a fine, cost-effective alternative to pricey soul samples. "A lot of people want that old sound, that old grit." he says, speaking by phone from his North Carolina home. "So they say, 'Let's get Ant ... More >>
Monday morning misery is among us. Right now, you're probably scrolling through thousands of unread emails flooding your inbox and prepping for those back-to-back meetings. Yeah, life pretty much sucks right now, but when you have music from indie pop stars Tegan and Sara, rock legends Paul Simon ... More >>
JIG gonna knock you out. Huhhh. Last month, the annual Jazz in the Gardens announced its jazzin', slow jammin', bumpin' 'n' grindin' preliminary lineup, headlined by R&B sex machine Trey Songz and ex-Destiny's Child diva Kelly Rowland, not to mention a certified King of Comedy, funnyman host D.L. H ... More >>
DJ Irie (or Ian Grocher, as he's known to his family back in St. Croix, Virgin Islands) is possibly the hardest working man in the Miami music biz. Rarely seen anywhere but behind the decks, he has been the official DJ to the Miami Heat for 13 years. Off season, he can be seen spinning at famous fr ... More >>
In America, going to the movies on Christmas day is a tradition right up there with hanging stockings, drunken family fights and tryptophan comas. After all, what else is there to do when the inevitable post-presents boredom sets in? This year, the pickings are particularly alluring, with Les Miser ... More >>
Is Jamie as crazy as Lady Gaga?It's unlikely Jamie Foxx will come anywhere close to matching the absurd spectacle that Lady Gaga brought to the Fontainebleau last year with her overloaded smoke machines and one-thousand pounds of glitter. So expect the Oscar and Grammy winner to keep things a ... More >>
Michelle PoochJamie Foxx with the couple who inspired his mob drama, Michelle and Tommy PoochTommy Pooch reclines against the counter of his resurrected pizza joint, Pucci's Pizza, at 1539 Washington Ave., about a half-a-block from the original location of the early Nineties. Back then, Pooch was ... More >>
Carol City-raised rapper Rick Ross has been keeping real busy lately. Whenever we hear a fresh new track from a hip-hop heavy hitter or an up-and-comer, there's a 87-percent chance he's the one we can thank for it. Does he get lured into these collaborations because deep down he's really soft and ... More >>
via rap-up.comWell, yesterday when we were busy spreading the gossip about rapper T.I.'s wedding to longtime girlfriend, singer/TV star Tiny, we were going off other supposed eyewitness reports. Turns out, everybody else was wrong, according to an anonymous tipster who was actually there.The Satu ... More >>
The sportiest DJ in South Florida.
First things first: M.Dot's name has nothing to do with either Michigan's or Maryland's Department of Transportation. But it could, especially when you consider this DJ's moniker does, in fact, have something to do with moving large groups of the public. In fact, it might take the DOT from both s ... More >>
It's a steal.
Duane Starks started his football career at the age of eight in a local optimist club program, he became a star quarterback for Miami Beach Senior High, briefly attended Miami-Dade Community College and then played as a starting cornerback for the University of Miami Hurricanes. He entered the NFL, ... More >>
Karu & Y's resident battle champ.
The go-to guy for Space's terrace Saturday nights.
Before the house turns totally to house music on Saturday nights in that downtown megaclub known as Space, all kinds of other action is kicking throughout the joint. A lot of that action goes down out on the club's infamous terrace, under the stars and in the shadow of a skyline of skyscrapers. That ... More >>
Joe Wright turns a beloved L.A. Times series into schlock.
The king of clubs, and official Miami Heat DJ, now boasts a namesake party weekend.
Local producer Bigg D's rise to the top of the charts.
The cool kids are kicking it at Cielo
How the world's biggest game spawned the world's worst halftime show
But it's not perfect. Jennifer Hudson nails it in a well-worn tale that struggles to transcend the Ray model
Violent shootouts and dangerous love in the visceral cop series update
Todd Smith (Def Jam/Island)
This policeman has a yen for the dramatic
As Ray Charles, Jamie Foxx turns an ordinary bio into an extraordinary one
When Tom Cruise plays the bad guy, the results aren't very good
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Big Momma's House
Any Given Sunday