Some people feel bad for the music industry, but we don't. There may be more illegal downloads than ever. But there are still plenty of super-rich musicians sitting on golden thrones, dining on the hopes and dreams of others and little sandwiches with no crust. OK, just because they're wealthy, t ... More >>
Ever since dance music decided to overdose on molly, the only thing respectable alternative for pop music lovers is hip-hop. With that said, we're sorry, hip-hop, but we have to start holding you to a higher standard. You don't want to end up like EDM, do you? Trust us, you don't. Fix up, look s ... More >>
Can you smell it? That hot, sugary corn-flavor smell? Well, that's what we'd imagine the MTV Video Music Awards smell like. There's almost nothing as poppy, shiny or over-the-top commercialized at the VMAs, and its coming back Sunday, Aug. 25, to rear its star-studded head like the hydra of the Bi ... More >>
It's been nine days since a six-person jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Yet despite President Obama's unscripted personal address to the nation and the possibility of a civil case against Zimmerman, many Americans' anger over the acquittal hasn't dimm ... More >>
With an average Pitchfork album reviews rating of 8.6, Grizly Bear is undeniably one of hispterdom's most popular bands of the 21st century. Their latest record, Shields, with its whimsical melodies and deeply emotional lyrical content, is being heralded as the group's best. It debuted in the Top ... More >>
Last night, the double-helix LED columns inside Story for Rick Ross and Birdman's The H: The Lost Album, Vol. 1 release party cycled through a very swank array of trippy colors as a 7-to-1 ratio of tourist women to NFL ballers danced, drank, and partied till 5 in the morning. South Beach bars make ... More >>
Beyonce and Jay-Z are dangerously in love, and are apparently celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary possibly illegally. The two were spotted in Havana, Cuba, yesterday, which, you know, might be against U.S. law.
Who didn't get a little wet watching Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z kill it at the Grammys? We haven't been able to stop thinking about it. We just keep rewatching the clip and dreaming about seeing them in person. Well, thankfully, our dreams are rumored to become reality. If the New York Post can ... More >>
More than a decade before the onslaught of burger joints invaded Miami, Cheeseburger Baby began serving up America's favorite sandwich to beachgoers and club kids. It has been around 13 year, in fact.Cheeseburger Baby's current owner, Stephanie Vitori, started as a delivery driver at the restaurant, ... More >>
Grammy-tastic! Last night, amid goofy, sexually tense intergenerational banter between co-hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for its 54th Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 10, on CBS. Genre-bending ... More >>
Call them drug-addict miscreants. Call them exuberant idiots. Call them offensive, often incomprehensible animals with a penchant for the ridiculous and a taste for filth. There are a lot of hideous things that you could call Mogliarch the Travesty (government name Zac Negron) and the Weatherman ( ... 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 says hip-hop artists are never too old to stop rapping.Rick Ross recently celebrated his 36th birthday. Some folks might ... More >>
Signs that the world is coming to end continue to pour in through our Google Alert, the latest involving a totally twisted collaboration between two hip-hop heavyweights and a Canadian minor. Kanye West and Drake are teaming up with Justin Bieber for his forthcoming record Believe. The 17-year ... More >>
Win tickets to see Jay-Z and Kanye at Eat with the HeatAlmost a dozen food trucks will be out at the monthly Eat With the Heat food truck roundup today at the American Airlines Arena. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., food truck and Heat fans will be able to grab lunch and snag goodies and merchandise ... 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 educates readers on hip-hoponomics.This month, Oprah Winfrey launched her own network -- OWN -- and she's pushing boundar ... More >>
Former drug dealer, Los Angeles-based Ricky "Freeway" Ross, has been threatening Miami rapper Rick Ross with a lawsuit for a while. But this past Friday his attorney, Melvin Sharpe Jr., finally filed the paperwork in the Los Angeles federal district court. Crossfade got its grubby paws on th ... More >>
South Dade gets it in. We've told you a couple times before about Black Flag, B.O., Gunline Entertainment and Goon Muzik. Well Richmond Heights is at it again with their "Hottest Nigga In Da City," B.O., putting out another mixtape.The song in the above video is called "What I'm Into" with B.O. t ... More >>
Photo by Manny HernandezSpecial guest Stephen Marley joins Nas onstage at the Arsht Center.Mayday!, Goodie Mob, and NasThe Arsht Center, MiamiFriday, February 5, 2010 Better Than: BET's SOS Haiti benefit concert that took place earlier the same night, right up the street at the American Airlines ... More >>
BernBiz and ¡Mayday! blow up at Transit on Friday ¡Mayday! Friday, June 19, 2009 Transit Lounge, Miami Better than: A photo of yourself. The Review: Sometimes a club fills with 400 and every single one seems to be starring in his or her own personal reality show. That was the ... More >>
Finally, the movie on Notorious B.I.G. hits theaters today and it seems that the anticipation for the film's release is running high. Notorious actors have been hitting the talk show circuit, Lil' Kim is up in arms about how she was portrayed, Diddy is being all dramatic on YouTube, and people are ... More >>
Our fantasy draft for the Super Bowl halftime show.
It's all in the stars.
Local producer Bigg D's rise to the top of the charts.
Hialeah homeboy Ralphige has become the most notorious crank caller in the world of hip-hop. Jerky Boys, watch your back
It's the Motherfucking Remix Vol. 2.2 (Turntable Lab)
Comeback kids, rhymin' Limeys, and songs about partying defined Hip-Hop Nation in 2006
As 2005 heats up, let us not forget the pop novelties of years past
Ted Lucas says forget what you heard, Slip-N-Slide Records loves the kids
A year-end rant or rave for the rap music industry
For some, 9/11 was life-changing; for others, it was just another bad day
Empty pockets still don't ever make the grade
Hip-hop is South Beach's new problem child -- culturally potent and very, very profitable
It's big pimpin', spendin' G's