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  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Austin Mahone Announces Rescheduled 2013-14 Tour Dates

    Yo, Mahomies! Only a week and a half ago, Austin Mahone -- your fave Texas-bred, Miami-based, Cash Money-signed 17-year-old pop sensation -- was forced to postpone his entire MTV Artist to Watch Tour because "I've never felt so bad." But like a true teenage dreamboat, Ameezy (and yes, that's an ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Nicki Minaj's "Stupid Hoe" and Five Other Rap Videos Banned by Viacom

    ​Nicki Minaj is too hardcore for BET. Viacom-owned Black Entertainment Television is refusing to air the rapper's "Stupid Hoe" music video. Evidently, naked Barbie dolls and fishnets are far too risque for the network. We've embedded the 210-second, Hype Williams-directed video below. You'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Why Stop at Stadiums? Four More Tax-Funded Buildings That Could House the Homeless

    ​With the newfound revelation of a state law requiring tax-funded stadiums to house homeless citizens when not in use, just about everyone is thinking the same thing: "LOL WTF?" Team owners have long striven to ignore this obscure law (when they're not tied up counting their white cotton sacs of m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Ten Reasons the MTV Video Music Awards Are a Total Joke

    ​The MTV Video Music Awards are a sham. Every year, the network interrupts its regularly scheduled scraping-the-barrel reality television programming to pretend that there are people over at MTV who actually listen to music. To soften the blow of turning its focus away from pregnant teens and p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Three Acoustic Lil Wayne Covers to Celebrate Weezy's MTV Unplugged Episode

    ​Did you see last week's episode of 16 and Pregnant? It was about a vulnerable teen girl and her decision to keep the baby growing in her junior-year belly. It's OK if you missed it, though. MTV will probably air that episode again. But don't expect it to be on June 12 at 9 p.m. 'cause that's wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    WVUM Still Working Toward That Woodie!

    Sebastian the Ibis insists: "Vote now, mofo!"​Sadly, FIU's Radiate FM went soft in the second-to-last round of MTV's marathon contest for best college radio station in the nation. So they're out. Thanks to WVUM 90.5 FM, though, Miami can continue to dream about bringing home a big beautiful Woo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    WVUM 90.5 FM and Radiate FM Halfway to an MTV Woodie!

    A glimpse of the coveted MTV Woodie!​Dear devout fans of Miami's college radio jocks: You did it! You gave two of our raddest local broadcasters a Woodie. Well, almost. Yesterday, WVUM 90.5 FM and FIU's Radiate FM both advanced to the final pool of 25 nominees in the furious fight to win this ye ... More >>

  • Film

    October 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Jersey Shore Damage Report: Launch Them Into Space

    via MTV​Last night was the penultimate episode of season two of Jersey Shore, and judging from next week's previews of the gang hitting up the Everglades, the last with the majority of the action happening in Miami. It's sort of a shame, we were just getting used to watching the gangs' escapades i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Jersey Shore Damage Report: The Situation's Bitchuation

    via MTV​With the recent Angelina defestation of the Metropole hotel it seemed a new era of peace and prosperity was about to rule through the Jersey Shore house. Even Sammi and JWoww made awkward attempts at burying the hatchet. But then a bigger bitch emerged: The Situation. The manchild didn't g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    A New Reason to Catch Jersey Shore: ANR on Last Night's Episode!

    ​We're finding this really hard to admit, but yeah, we watch Jersey Shore. Sure, it's kind of a train wreck, but aside from the predictable cat fights and nonstop drama, there's now at least one other reason we can think of to not change the channel: The music. MTV has made it a point to start add ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Jersey Shore Damage Report: The Guidette Letter

    via MTVWho knew Ronnie could read?​Some people thought the second season of Jersey Shore wouldn't work because the formerly anonymous guidos had become media superstars. Others thought the move to Miami Beach would take away some of the magic. So far, that hasn't been the case. What's really dragg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    VV Brown Talks Fashion, Heartbreak, and Rapping Before Tonight's Show at the Bayfront Aphitheater

    ​VV Brown doesn't take anything lying down. The alternative pop songstress started her career in the music business when she was 18, but abruptly quit when she realized she wasn't getting things done her way. Cue two years later, and she's singing about heartbreaks and bad breakups with the same g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Jersey Shore Damage Report: The Guidos Come to Town

    via MTV​Just a few months ago everything was right in the world. South Beach was home to its own particular brand of party trash, and the world's most famous guidos and guidettes were in their native Long Island/Statan Island/Rhode Island settings. Then MTV shook everything up and decided to set S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Video and Photos: Tr3s' Camila Unplugged Special, Filmed in Miami Last Week

    ​A week ago today, Tr3s -- formerly known as MTV Tr3s -- celebrated its upcoming relaunch by reviving that great MTV franchise, the Unplugged series. While its parent channel long ago gave up on such strictly, uh, music-oriented programming, its foreign spin-offs, notably MTV Latin America, have t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    MTV Tr3s Revives the Unplugged Series in Miami Tonight With Mexican Rockers Camila

    ​MTV Tr3s, the network juggernaut's bilingual English-Spanish channel, is relaunching on July 12. It's dropping the "MTV" from its name, instead going with the moniker "Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas." It may not have the same punchy ring as before, but Tr3s is definitely making a new entrance in style.C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Rick Ross Taps Jay-Z, Drake, and Kanye For New Album

    photo by David "Dro" Rosario​Despite the endless drizzle of Haterade, despite the weird YouTube videos, despite the frequent, high-profile beef wars, despite, well, everything, the hype for Rick Ross' upcoming fourth studio album, Teflon Don, only continues to build. The disc is due out this summe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Is Jersey Shore Really Leaving Because They Can't Get Into Clubs?

    ​The New York Post carried a report Saturday that says the cast of Jersey Shore can't get into clubs, setting off speculation that that's the reason the cast is heading back Jersey. The Post says they've been turned away at the the W, Delano, Shore Club, and the Mondrian.Supposedly it's because th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Jersey Shore Threatens to Tear Apart South Beach at its Seams

    For years the trashy elements of South Beach have coincided in a relatively peaceful, if not complimentary, harmony with its more high brow and sophisticated forces. Leave it to the power of Jersey Shore to upend all of that.While MTV has yet to confirm reports that the trash-tastic show will film i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    News Roundup

    Cat killer strikes again. Victims speak. RIP Tommy the tuxedo cat. [CNN] Actual human beings are moving into condos in downtown. [Herald] A black-owned business at Opa-Locka airport was thousands of dollars behind in rent, so they were evicted. Now they're claiming racism. [CBS4] A group of South F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    MTV News Celebrates the M-I-Yayo With its Very Own Week

    Now that Heidi and Spencer have gotten married for realz, MTV has decided to give our fair city its very own week of in-depth musical coverage. This introductory article mentions the accomplishments of the usual suspects - Lil' Wayne, Flo Rida, Pitbull, Rick Ross, Trick Daddy, Khaled, and Cool & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Fly Khicks: Is That Pronounced 'Fly Kicks' or 'Fly Chicks'?

    MTV's America's Best Dance Crew is so successful that they tried to spin the concept off for America's Top Pop Group. Local girl group Las Caprice made it on the show, but it sucked so much it abruptly came to an end after four episodes. How embarrassing. Well, the mother ship is back with a new sea ... More >>

  • News

    January 8, 2009

    I Want My Gay TV

    MTV's Real World breaks barriers with two South Floridians.

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    Attn. All Local "Thugs": MTV Wants To Turn You Into A Dandy

    via NY Times MTV Reality show From G's To Gents is thank the stars coming back for a second season. Created by Acadamy Award winner turned full time crotch cupper Jamie Foxx and hosted by Diddy's former umbrella caddy, Fonzworth Bentley, the show aims to turn gangstas into 19th Centuary British dan ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    Can We Have Your Autograph?

    Don’t forget the little people.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007

    Birdman Lands in Jail but Still Flies the Coop

    It was just a few weeks ago that we covered the story on Cash Money CEO and artist Birdman’s migration to Miami, and just last week we told you about his highly appreciated pre-Thanksgiving turkey giveaway. But as of last night Bryan “Birdman” Williams became a fowl of a different feather--a j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2007
  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    1440 Minutes

    An MTV takeover results in better bands, random absurdity, and ... videos

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Español Sung Here

    Crossing over — who's doing it, who's not

  • Calendar

    May 11, 2006
  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    "Gold Lion" (Interscope)

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Lil' Rob

    "Summer Nights" (Upstairs Records)

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Back Then They Didn't Want Him

    MC Mike Jones wants y'all to give him a call

  • Music

    November 4, 2004

    Latin or American?

    La Ley rocked, Julieta charmed, and the Beastie Boys reminded us who really runs the VMAs LA

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    Basshead

    Winners and Losers

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Think Locally

    Maria, Lo-Fi, and Rhett and the Pawn Shop Drunks want to crash the VMA party

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Let It Burn

    At this year's MTV VMAs, Usher is a major constellation in a universe far removed from ours

  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Vote, You Robots!

    Just follow the sound of ka-ching as MTV invades a college campus near you

  • Music

    December 11, 2003

    Where's the Roc?

    Wrekonize may have won MTV's latest MC Battle, but he's still looking for a little respect

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    Yo Quiero Mi MTV

    To reach Latin American kids, MTV first has to invent Latin America

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    How to Read MTV

    The cultural-imperialism argument gets complicated

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Ozzy Knows Best

    The first father of shock rock buries teen pop; Miami's little grrrls grow up and growl

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    July 1, 1999
  • Music

    April 1, 1999
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    July 30, 1998
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    September 21, 1995

    Nightclub Jitters

    New Alternaworld Order

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    October 6, 1993
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    November 6, 1991
  • Music

    October 23, 1991
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