It was about as unexpected as a Chinese sinkhole -- a hip-hop heavyweight and, well, a former heavyweight.
Last night, Rick Ross and Mariah Carey, together in a Miami recording studio with Jermaine Dupri and DJ Khaled.
"Rozay and MiMi," Ross tweeted at around 1 a.m. Attached to the late night me ... More >>
Photo by JipsySeize New Year's Eve!Wanna know the truth about New Year's Eve?
Well, it ain't the kickoff to a fresh, 365-day fiesta full of fun and promise. Quite the opposite -- this end-of-year holiday is your absolute last chance to overspend and overindulge before suppressing your natural ur ... More >>
Get wasted at the Happy Stork.Sure, you could celebrate New Year's Eve and ring in 2012 by paying $100,000 to sit next to Rick Ross at Cameo. But there are plenty of cheaper places to get drunk near a fat guy in Miami.Here are the top five New Year's Eve 2012 parties in Miami that won't cost you ... More >>
Facebook, DJ Irie Perhaps it was the uncertainty looming around the 2011-2012 NBA season. Or maybe he just needed some extra cash for designer dress shirts. Whatever the case, the Miami Heat's resident disc jockey, DJ Irie, figured that becoming BankAtlantic's Brand Ambassador was a good career m ... More >>
These days, former Goodie Mob member Cee-Lo Green is the Liberace of hip-pop. He wears sequined jumpsuits with effortless flair. He can't be without his baby grand for more than 24 hours. And he totally loves South Beach.
But while the King of Bling (as Wladziu Valentino Liberace was nicknamed) ... More >>
These days it's not enough to have just one job. In this economy, you have to be a hustler to get by. If you're lucky, maybe you'll even be successful.Celebrities are no different; they like to have their hands in the cookie jar too. It's easy to criticize stars -- say they're sellouts. We say th ... More >>
Here are a few preview snippets to count down some more time until the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors broadcast tonight. Though the program debuts this evening, it was already taped this past week. (That's somewhat disappointing -- can you imagine the possible shenanigans if it were a live broadcast?) Our favor ... 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 prepares to be honored by VH1 and explains why Miami-Dade County is the birthplace of Southern hip-hop.
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Photo by Sayre BermanClick here to view a slideshow of photos from the show.Jay-ZWith Trey Songz and Young JeezyBankAtlantic Center, SunriseSaturday, February 20, 2010Better Than: Listening to the AutoTuned train-wreck on "We Are the World 25 for Haiti." The Review:Jay-Z's last two appearances ... More >>
via Flickr user WentbackwardIt wasn't too long ago that Mariah Carey was America's favorite train-wreck. Nine years ago, Mariah was riding high as one of the best selling and most adored singers of a generation. Her albums consistently sold tens of millions of records, she was on MTV every few mi ... More >>
Yesterday at Culture Kings, Chester French played a free acoustic set for a crowd of cool kids and industry types. Chris O, owner of the high end clothes, sneaker shop, and artist collective said "The label contacted us and set it up." Ed Agudello, the Digital Account Director South East for Univer ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsThe Sony Ericsson Open begins tomorrow on Key Biscayne, and that means the tennis world's most notorious one-man circus is coming to town. Forget the athletes; we're following Richard Williams, dad of the top-seeded sisters and Palm Beach Gardens residents Serena and Venus. Richard' ... More >>