"Yesterday's history, tomorrow's a mystery." He spent his teens break-dancing on the streets of Dallas and busting moves in Miami malls. He snagged a string of motocross championships. He learned to beatbox and rhyme. And then he became the most famous rapping white boy in the world. See also: V ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness 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 explains why Lil Wayne is a dick.Miamians are mad as hell at rapper Lil Wayne because he said fuck the Heat, LeBron James, Dwyane ... More >>
Yo, VIP! Let's kick it! Remember when former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight (AKA Big Suge, Big Simon, Marion Knight Jr.) grabbed pioneering Caucasian pop-hopper and South Florida native Vanilla Ice (AKA Robert Van Winkle), then dangled his pasty ass from a 15th-floor balcony till he forked over ... More >>
The most recent edition of the annual BET Hip-Hop Awards was less trophies-and-speeches and more WWE Monday Night Raw. First and foremost, the Bawse Ricky Ross stirred up some seriously harsh vibes when he and Young Jeezy got into a spitty spat that resulted in the senseless smashing of a mirror. ... More >>
At six feet, four inches and nearly 300 pounds, Suge Knight was once hip-hop's most respected feared label executive. The Death Row Records capo was often ruthless and his questionable business practices regularly involved physical violence. Rumors that he threatened to throw Vanilla Ice off a hot ... More >>
Jacob Metcalf's FlickrJuggalos are people too.Though Juggalo parties are loaded with titties and soda pop, and their signature battle cry mating call, "Whoop! Whoop!," would seemingly convey unabashed pride, it's safe to assume that it ain't easy being down with the clown. Everyone loves to rag on ... More >>
Ever since yesterday's announcement of a Tupac Shakur sex tape featuring the rapper broing down with Digital Underground bandmates, a blunt, and a blowjob, Crossfade has been going certifiably insane trying to figure out the identity of the anonymous source planning to comercially release this X- ... More >>
But a tight-knit group is ready to keep preaching the word.
Nate Dogg is a bad motherfucker. And we mean forever, because that's how long his music's gonna live. However, Nate Dogg's human self, Nathaniel Hale, died today after struggling for the last two years with the aftereffects of multiple strokes, which left him halfway paralyzed and unable to breat ... More >>
Let's face it: The world wants to know if LeBron James' former teammate Delonte West boinked LeBron's mom. Even if you didn't want to know it before you read the previous sentence, now that you're aware it's a possibility, some dirty, hidden part of you-- your spleen?-- wants to know. This week, th ... More >>
CC by 2.0, via Jurvetson on FlickrKanye West refuses to take responsibilty for Suge Knight's 2005 Miami shooting.It's been five years since former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight was shot at the Shore Club, a crime that remains unsolved and that put a serious damper on the MTV VMAs' last year in M ... More >>
Between a tooth-loosening car accident, allegedly brandishing a firearm on a busy street and being accused of hatching a murder plot, broke hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has a pretty full plate these days.Who could punish him for forgetting about that little lawsuit he filed against Kanye We ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreUncle 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 New Times. This week, Luke takes on Marion "Suge" Knight's $1 million lawsuit against Kanye West and South Beach's Shore Club, which wa ... More >>
MTV.co.ukBack in January 2009, bankrupt hip-hop chieftain Marion "Suge" Knight filed a lawsuit against Kanye West, claiming the rapper should be financially responsible for an unsolved 2005 shooting at a South Beach Shore Club party West hosted that left Knight capped in the leg. Among Sug ... More >>
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