4/20 is more than just a holiday. It's a lifestyle, man. And there's nothing like getting high and throwing on some classic rap records. Rapping and weed go together like, well, rapping and weed. That's not to say that all rappers smoke the sticky green flower, but those that do love to boast about ... More >>
From Lil Wayne to Miley Cyrus to Spike Lee, quite a year!
As 305 maestro Pitbull boasts on "Welcome to Miami" (Dat Lil Chico's edition of Jermaine Dupri's infectious ATL anthem): "Y'all got Uncle Sam, we got Uncle Luke." Mr. Worldwide is damn right. Ever since the early days of Luke's booty bass, The Magic City has been an X-rated paradise full of fast be ... More >>
Yo, bro! The Heat won! We are them big two-timers, and you know our boys are going to keep their strong up and come back for another title in 2014. How could it be any other way? But would you believe it? There are still a bunch of haters out there. No doubt, they're hiding their heads away today ... More >>
There's something funny about money. Once you have a certain amount of it, those greenbacks just keep multiplying. You don't really have to do anything, except sit back and watch that money tree fruit up. Just look at Diddy. He hasn't done anything in years, and he's still the richest dude in rap. ... More >>
Who in the 305 "want[s] to get up close and personal with your favorite #RizinStar artist?" Well, sorry. It ain't gonna happen 'cause the Rizinstar Tour with Travis Porter, Kirko Bangz, Ca$h Out, and others has nixed its show at the James L. Knight Center in downtown Miami. The venue and Ticketm ... More >>
Leave to Lil' Wayne to upstage the on court drama yesterday between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. The rapper was sitting courtside of the big game, until he wasn't. No one's really sure what happened. Weezy said he was forced out by Heat security. The Heat organization said he left on his o ... More >>
Rapper Juicy J's music video for his strip club anthem "Bandz A Make Her Dance" features gyrating women, porn star Alexis Texas wearing a t-shirt for adult studio Brazzers, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz and ...members of the Miami Northwestern High School band.Six drummers from the school's band appear in the ... More >>
See also "Frank Ocean Is Gay: A Ten-Point History of Coming Out in Music, From Bowie to Lance Bass." There's a new way of declaring "no homo" before complimenting another dude's ridiculous abs or quipping that homie's butt sags in JNCO jeans. His name is Frank Ocean. Lil Wayne has reduced the Od ... More >>
Recently, Ace Hood was back in town shooting the video for his feature on DJ Absolut's "Untouchable." And like most ballers, Ace was driving a sick whip. But what's notable is he was driving a Fisker Karma, a hybrid that can get 52 miles per gallon. Between money and marijuana, hip-hop was already ... More >>
Did you guys just feel that rip in the space-time continuum? Literally the two shittiest musical artists of all time, Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne, are in the studio, making an album together. These two Canadian hacks are combining their talents as the world's most-hated musicians t ... More >>
Yo, that monkey is totally hardcore!A wise man once said, "All music is shit to God." Crossfade is not that wise, but we have to agree. And let's face facts, humanity: Ever since we all got kicked out of the Garden of Eden, music has sucked.You wanna know why? 'Cause everyone knows the freer yo ... More >>
Seems Lil Wayne laid off the sizzurp for a brief second to respond to Luther Campbell's ultimatum that President Carter needs to start investing more time helping Miami's less fortunate souls or else. Last night, Young Weezy, via his handle @LilTunechi, tweeted, "This Nigga Luke trippin!!! I ... More >>
Behold the Biebz and Weezy's love child!Just when you thought "How To Love" -- Lil Wayne's big nasty ball o' cheese ballad and lead single from his dismal Tha Carter IV -- couldn't get any worse .... Tween-pop sensation and women's jeans fanatic Justin Bieber has recorded his own remix of Weezy' ... More >>
via skindoeshoopsJust another gigantic German shotgunning $80,000 worth of champagne.We'll give Mark Cuban this: After he ripped out Miami's heart, he at least put a little juice back into the Miami Beach economy Sunday night at LIV's back-stabbing Lil Wayne postgame bacchanalia. Fox S ... More >>
Join the Boss and go ball with the best.It's almost Memorial Day weekend. And as any backyard playa who's ever organized a badass barbecue block party will recognize, you can't honestly call it a holiday blowout unless you hold strong and fast to the following checklist: (1) The guest list should ... More >>
Ivon David RojasDuring Memorial Day weekend in Miami, even if it doesn't rain, there will be a perfect storm of liquor, music, and dancing from South Beach to downtown, and up I-95 to King Of Diamonds -- not to mention every strip club in between. From all-day festivals at Bicentennial Park and ... More >>
Weezy F. Baby needs E.F. HuttonAs the tax season draws to a close this week, some of our more recognizable citizens are probably wondering if Uncle Sam will catch them cheating on their taxes again. Take Lil Wayne, who was just popped by the Internal Revenue Service for not paying his fair share ... More >>
On yesterday's Dan LeBatard show on 790 The Ticket, sometime New Times strip club expert Disco Rick provided intimate details about Rick Ross' infamous birthday party earlier this month at King Of Diamonds. Using the tenacious reporting chops that helped him break the University of Miami Pell gra ... More >>
The famous Free Weezy cupcakesLast week, we re-introduced you to Hialeah's only bespoke, hip-hop-loving cupcake company, 2 Girls and a Cupcake. The two namesake girls, 27-year-old Evelyn Dieppa and 26-year-old Lorena Castro, appear tonight on the Food Network's Cupcake Wars.To celebrate, they're ... More >>
Drizzy loves Prunk TV.Welcome to the first Prunk TV episode of 2011! And we'll start off with footage of Drake performing at the W Hotel South Beach on New Year's Eve. Drake is at the top of his game right now. It was the perfect way to bring in the New Year. Bleidat! As a venue, the W is off t ... More >>
Lil Wayne had his sentencing delayed so he could return to Miami for oral surgery. Well, TMZ said he underwent a marathon session yesterday and got eight -- yes, eight! -- root canals. You'd think that would be punishment enough for his weapon charges, but he'll still likely spend eight months to a ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanSorry, Lil Wayne won't be partying with the animals at Jungle Island.If you were hyped up to see Lil Wayne, Sean Kingston, and Trey Songz Saturday at the Miami Big Game Extravaganza at Jungle Island, sorry to break the news to you that the event has been canceled. According t ... More >>
We are not the same, I am a martian. I recently spent a Friday night in the studios with the Cash Money Heroes as they worked on a new Kevin Rudolf song featuring Lil Wayne, Jay Sean, and Birdman. Here is some footage of Baby in the studio, and watching Sports Center. Miami loves Cash Money. I have ... More >>
via lividrecords.comThe Crumbs are recording a new 10" for Livid Records.*The party Heat_r is back up and running, bringing indie electro back to Fort Lauderdale, now at Exit 66. We heard it was pretty well-attended. The party's ostensible web site, though, which was at heatrparty.com, seems to h ... More >>
While we suspected that the rain would dampen the long weekend, it wasn't the case. There was still of plenty of sun and fun to be had. So in case you were holed up in your place, here is what you missed over the weekend:DubFest 2009 at Hollywood ArtsParkPhoto by Ari Justin RothenbergBunny Wailer ... More >>
The local hard rock-rap band Purple Popcorn does, in fact, rock, but has gotten most of its recognition from stomping all over pop hip-hop. In the early days of its formation two years ago, the band pummeled both Soulja Boy's "Crank That" and Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss," and in so doing added some ... More >>
The South Florida native is the new producer king.
Carmelo Anthony spoke with Prunk TV recently at a party in Miami. He was promoting his hip-hop label, Krossover Entertainment. Melo won a gold medal in Beijing last year, but who really cares, when the Miami Heat crushed the Atlanta Hawks like a bunch of grapes on Saturday. Dwayn ... More >>
With 2008 coming to a close, we are taking the time to look back at the crazy blog fodder the Magic City provided us with. Everything from Dolphins Cheerleaders to "hairy" e-mails struck a chord with readers. So let's look at the top blog posts that were unknowingly picked by you, our readers, in te ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were demo ... More >>
Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials this year. (Turns out they were painfully law-abiding. The horror!) But even if your favorite rapper wasn't caught in a lie, you can bet he or she put out a hilariously absurd record or ... More >>
A SoBe condo development offers a free Lamborghini with every apartment. Riptide goes undercover.
The British tabloids are buzzing this morning that two football soccer stars have been banned by their team's management from attending a huge Christmas week party in Miami held by Lil Wayne and Akon. Whatever to this UK soccer saga, but this is first we're hearing of the party which the tabs (who a ... More >>
The turntable just got tossed.
VH1 reported yesterday that Lil Wayne finally confirmed the rumors floating around that he’s forming a “supergroup” with T-Pain. In typical Weezy, uh, succinct fashion, he confirmed it thusly: “Yeah.” (T-Pain, however, was a little more talkative on the matter.) Still, that’s just two p ... More >>
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