The 305 helped invent modern dance music. In the late 1970s, Henry Stone's TK Records, headquartered in Hialeah, pumped out disco hit after disco hit from KC and the Sunshine Band, even introducing the word booty into the pop lexicon. Today, Miami party music is still making asses shake. And the ... More >>
With the mayhem of Ultra Music Festival and the plethora of events at local nightclubs, it's easy to forget that none of Miami's March EDM madness would be happening if weren't for Winter Music Conference, the global forum of panels and seminars for people in the industry looking to go from bedroom ... More >>
Hip-hop will never die and neither will "Rappers Delight," the song made famous in part by rap pioneers Wonder Mike and Master Gee. As 2014 descends on Miami, The Stage will feature that pair, and their homie HenDogg, performing as Rappers Delight, alongside Suenalo, for a concert and party to brin ... More >>
Photo by Karen KeeslerHail Hialeah with Humbert.It's easy to fall victim to glitz and glamor. It's easy to see the big stars, the bright lights, the sandy beaches, or the half-naked wannabe strippers of Ocean Boulevard in hip-hop videos and think, "This is Miami." Reality programming and big-bud ... More >>
via Facebook.com/WyclefWyclef Jean Sun Life Stadium September 3, 2011 Better Than: Being president of Haiti. Or at least, that's what Wyclef tells himself. The last Super Saturday concert I went to after a Florida Marlins game at Sun Life Stadium, the lead singer of KC and The Sunshine Band pul ... More >>
Ahhh La Ciudad Que Progresa. It's not uncommon to hear jokes at its expense, like the classic rhyme, "Hialeah, agua, fango y factoria," (water, mud and factories). Sure, motorists tend to end up more lost in Hialeah than Helen Keller without a seeing eye dog. After all, it's like, "WTF, street? A ... More >>
The original members bounce back. And without Uncle Luke, thankyouverymuch.
Late at night, the dwarves and strippers come out to play.
Just got an amazing press release from the guys of Humbert, the local band most associated with La Ciudad que Progresa -- Hialeah. If you've been to any local shows some time in the last 14 years, you've seen Humbert. If you've been totally oblivious, this is part of what I wrote about them last yea ... More >>
Buddha Gonzalez searches for his fame and fortune in Miami's strip clubs
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Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been
Mack Emerman founded Criteria Recording Studios, made a fortune, lost it all, then lost his mind. Now he's back from the dead and ready to work.
Miami's soul-music era may be over, but singers like Bobby Stringer are struggling to revive the genre
Love him or hate him, Miami Sound Machine architect and Crescent Moon Records visionary Emilio Estefan is a major force in contemporary Latin music
Taped conversations helped convict George Gandelman of money laundering. Now the Miamian tries an unusual appeal: Don't believe everything you hear.
Fist-pumping, crowd-rousing, and annoying as hell, the rock soundtrack to sporting events is becoming a genre of its own
It's time for early-Eighties nostalgia, thanks to a record store's anniversary celebration of Miami's rip-roaring rock
He was a rebel without a pause, a record spinner and a mindbender, fast and free. He died at age 22.