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    September 10, 2014

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

    It's Hump Day 'err body! That means that in just a few short days, the weekend will make its long-anticipated arrival and you'll be crashing parties non-stop and raging till the break of dawn. For now, though, here are the six best club bashes going down in the 305 this week, from crunk master Li ... More >>

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    June 28, 2014

    Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, and Tiesto - iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party 2014

    Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Tiësto, Nick Cannon, and Lil Jon iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party Fontainebleau Miami Beach Friday, June 27, 2014 Better Than: The fact that the phrase "Turn Down For What" will never get old. Yes, we said so. "Turn Down For What" came into our lives March of this year ... More >>

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    June 4, 2014

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

    With all of those stacks of paper piling up on your desk and influx of emails flooding your inbox, you may feel like curling up into a ball and hiding underneath your cubicle. But hang in there, party people -- the weekend is just around the corner! Soon, you'll ditch the office and party it up w ... More >>

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    March 19, 2014

    WMC and MMW 2014's Ten Best Pool Parties

    Ever wondered why Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week is held every March in the Magic City? Well, because it's warm and sunny in the MIA while the rest of the country is digging out from under another late-winter snowfall. As we shake sand out of our pockets and get oiled up in itsy-bitsy ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    Screw Friday, the real party starts tonight in the Magic City. So slip on your stilettos, grab your girls, and head out to South Beach for some hardcore rap from Yo Gotti, "forward thinking house & techno" from Fur Coat, and a neon paint throw down at Mansion. Here are the six best bashes going do ... More >>

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    August 8, 2013
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    August 6, 2013

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    From the moment you hit the flashy streets of SoBe, you know you're entering a wonderland of non-stop, liquor-flowing, celebrity-studded bashes. The best part of it all? You don't even have to wait for the weekend to party like a Lil Jon-level crunk-rock star. It's no wonder this place is called t ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    One of the perks of living in Miami are the non-stop, bottle-poppin', liquor flowin' parties on South Beach. Not only do we have celebrity-status bashes every night of the week, there's a whole whack of 'em to choose from. It's no wonder they call this place the Magic City. Just check out Crossfa ... More >>

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    May 31, 2012
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    May 21, 2012

    Young Buck and Five Other Rapper Evictions or Foreclosures

    Just two months after he was the target of a drive-by shooting in Nashville, Young Buck has come under fire yet again. But this time, it's Uncle Sam pulling the trigger and blowing smoke up Buck's ass. According to TMZ, the Internal Revenue Service is demanding that the former G-Unit rapper fork ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Top Ten Raunchiest Rappers of All Time

    Earlier this week, Crossfade reported on Khia -- the rapping stripper from Tampa, Florida -- and the naked picture she Tweeted on Sunday. Khia's stated motivation for leaking her own nudes was to celebrate the ten year anniversary of "My Neck, My Back," the MCs super explicit, lone hit single devot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Six Best Hip Hop Club Parties on South Beach This Weekend

    ​A faint ringing noise tickles our inner ear, the result of a lifetime's worth of WMC pool parties, electronic music cruises, and afterhours ragers cramped into one bleepity-bloopity-filled week of house music. After far too many dates with Molly (and 28 Vicks Vapor Inhalers later), we're regret ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Foster the People and Lil Jon Get Indie Crunk at LIV October 21

    Via​Pumped-up kicks and a pimp chalice. That's all you'll need Friday, October 21, when Foster the People perform live at LIV, and Lil Jon tackles the ones and twos. They're not playing together. But both acts are scheduled to appear at the Fontainebleau nightclub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Top Ten Rap Tracks About Gettin' Drunk

    Straight wasted with Gucci Mane.​Pop music will never run out of ways to rework classic stuff like love, life, lust, etc. But let's not forget the always-popular, never-grows-old topic of getting wasted! In fact, hip-hop philosopher extraordinaire Gucci Mane even had a song appropriately entitle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Lil Jon Talks Miss USA, Marijuana, Celebrity Apprentice, and What Gary Busey is Really Like

    Lil Jon acting a fool with DJ Irie.​Catch phrases are awesome. Just imagine life without that burger-loving old lady's "Where's the beef?" or Tom Cruise's "Show me the money!" You drop those quotes anywhere in the world and there's a good chance people will get the reference. But here's our p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Lil Jon's a Beverage Pimp and Five Other Quick Facts About the Godfather of Crunk

    ​Lil Jon, even Donald Trump respects his hustle. But the master of Crunk is more than just your favorite celebrity apprentice. And this Wednesday night at LIV, the Atlanta-based business mogul will be sliding through the Dirty Hairy party and bringing all his "Whaaaaat's!!!," "Yeeeeaaah's!!!,"&n ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    December 28, 2010

    Playboy Magazine and Lil Jon Gonna Get Sprung at Cameo for New Year's Eve

    Lil Jon is alive and well. Ditto, crunk.​There have been rumors that Playboy is going out business, and Hugh Hefner's empire of fake tits and airbrushed cellulite would wither away like the editor's wrinkly wiener after the Viagra's worn off. There was also a rumor that Lil Jon suffered a mild he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Lil Jon Talks Chris Brown, Kicking Out That Labor Day Crunk

    ​When it comes to having a crunk-ass time, there are only a few people who really kill it. Maybe Jack Daniels? Perhaps David Hasselhoff? Another dude on that list is your boy Lil Jon (real name Jonathan Mortimer Smith -- who knew, right?). He's man who's never seen without his pimp cup and he's tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    MP3: New Version of Swazy Styles' "Birthday Suit," Now Featuring Lil Jon

    via​Local rapper Swazy Styles' made-for-summer jam "Birthday Suit" is definitely a polarizing song. The title alone looks ludicrous on paper, for one thing, and then there's the fact that the song is built on a maddening, note-for-note sample of the Tetris theme song ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010
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    April 8, 2010
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    March 26, 2010

    Tonight! Whole Wheat Bread Punks Out Propaganda

    Air hockey is totally a contact sport​Ever since Run-D.M.C. threw down rap verses on top of Joe Perry's guitar riffs on its 1986 remake of Aerosmith's "Walk This Way," many bands have endeavored to mesh hip-hop lyricism with rock wallop. While that formula has proven fruitful in some instances -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    WMC 2010 Wednesday Recap: Lil Jon at Welcome to Miami at Nikki Beach (With Video)

    If the Shelborne day party yesterday was populist, Nikki Beach was relaxed but still pretty elite. Here, servers in billowing white pans scurried back and forth constantly with bottles of Dom P. Of course, everything at Nikki Beach is about more: More differently configured VIP arrangements than you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    WMC 2010: Some Day Parties To Check Out Today, Wednesday, March 24

    ​If you're out and about today, here are some worth checking out. *The Shelborne's DJ Mag Recession Sessions pool party, with Sharam, Steve Lawler, Dennis Ferrer, Will Saul, James Zabiela, Joris Voorn, Nic Fanciulli, and S.O.S. Presale tickets long ago sold out, but you may be able to pay to ... More >>

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    March 17, 2010

    Lil Jon Talks Extensively to TMZ, Rocks Amazing Mishka Sweater, Plays WMC

    Lil Jon recently sat down with TMZ for about a half-hour-long interview as part of the site's ongoing video interview series, TMZ Live. In it, he discusses Weezy's upcoming jail sentence, why he hasn't worked with Justin Bieber, and why fans should stop screaming "Yeah!" and "Okay!" at him i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Around Town This Weekend

    ​Glenn Beck is in town, so instead of shaking your fist at your '90s box, shake it at the man -- live and in person. We hear he has some wonderful things to say. For another form of battle, check out Unconquered 1: November Reign for a luscious MMA fight that'll leave someone begging ... More >>

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    September 24, 2009
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    September 15, 2009

    Q&A: Lil Jon Talks Crunk Rock, Pitbull, and Fine Wine With New Times

    ​No one gets to the top of the pop charts by being a complete idiot. Well, of course it happens for some folks once or twice. But besides a knack for hooks, it takes some serious sharp thinking to stay there. So don't make the mistake of thinking the rapper/producer/all-around svengali Lil Jon is ... More >>

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    August 28, 2009

    Pitbull's New Album, Rebelution, Out Monday

    ​Miami rapper Pitbull is releasing his fourth album Rebelution Monday. Some of the singles have already made it on the charts like "Krazy," which features Lil Jon, and "I Know You Want Me," which made it to number 1 in France, according to Billboard magazine.    ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: Shut It Down Mixtape by Pitbull and Logan de Gaulle

    ​Last week, you totally blew it, missing the jumpoff for Dade County hustler Pitbull's impending album Rebelution. (I mean really ... Where is your civic pride? The guy carries the keys to our city.) You missed a backdoor taste of club bangers like "Calle Ocho," "Hotel Room Service," and "Krazy" - ... More >>

  • Music

    May 7, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ NVS Styles

    Karu & Y's resident battle champ.

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    March 28, 2009

    WMC 2009: Surprise Appearances by Busy P and Lil Jon Tonight

    My sources are buzzing tonight with some special surprise guest appearances at several parties. First, it's been confirmed  that Ed Banger Records head-honcho Busy P will be spinning at the Fool's Gold Showcase tonight at White Room. The party is free, no RSVP required.Over in Allapattah, Our H ... More >>

  • Music

    March 19, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ Midas

    This DJ's got that golden touch.

  • News

    January 15, 2009

    Hookah Big One

    Take a toke, but don't tell 'em what's inside.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Video of the Day: Trick Daddy, Lil Jon, and Twista--"Let's Go"

    Yesterday I was hanging in the studio with Jim Jonsin, the local producer extraordinaire who produced two of the biggest hip-hop tracks of the year, Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" and T.I.'s "Whatever You Like." We were basically chopping it up about music, the industry, his upcoming five Grammy nominations ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2008

    PrunkTV - Trick Daddy Still Loves the Kids

    Was I really sitting on the toilet while videotaping this week's episode of Prunk TV? Read the entire story here. Yes, I did accept Jesus in Ted's office. Read about it here. Congratulations to Jerry and Ricky. They won some Cash Money. Special thanks to Lil Jon for sending me some samp ... More >>

  • Music

    March 15, 2007

    Energy Flash

    In with the old, in with the new

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    Various Artists

    Crunk Hits TVT

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    October 27, 2005


    Twisted Transistor Virgin

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    June 23, 2005

    Literary Crunk

    Author Tamara Palmer digs deep into the Dirty South's rap explosion

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    December 30, 2004

    Trillville and Lil Scrappy

    The King of Crunk & BME Recordings Present Trillville & Lil Scrappy Warner Brothers

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    December 2, 2004
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    September 9, 2004

    Lean Back

    Many searched for the summer banger, but only Fat Joe's Terror Squad claimed the prize

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    September 2, 2004
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    August 26, 2004


    M.I.A.M.I. TVT

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    May 27, 2004

    Dirt Hustlin'

    Pitbull may be down with Lil' Jon, but don't let the crunk-pop aftertaste fool ya

  • Music

    December 11, 2003

    Various Artists

    Crunk and Disorderly (TVT)

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    October 16, 2003

    The Ying and the Yang

    Is there a method to the madness of Atlanta's most bizarre rap duo?

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    January 23, 2003

    Crunk Candy

    On location with Lil Jon, Trick, hootchies, and director mamas

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