His name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr., though he's better known by his stage moniker, Coolio. And in just a few days, the Grammy-winning pop culture icon will defy the odds for a 28th straight year. Coolio turns 50 on August 1. "I grew up during a time when the average lifespan of a black male was 22 ... More >>
We in Miami, bitch. And we're beer-bongin' Coors Light at 11 a.m. on South Beach while riding a stolen DecoBike with our tits out, a brand-new bleeding tattoo disappearing into the crack of that fat ass, and a gut full of Starburst, naked Hooters wings, and Jell-o shots. That's why, according t ... More >>
Rock is dead. Just ask Tenacious D. "Started with blues, Belly of lead/Then there was Elvis, Nicky some red/Beatles arrive, started a trend/Axl Rose, give me some head/It's all over, rock 'n' roll is dead." And that's exactly why Jabels & KG (otherwise known as Jack Black and Kyle Gass) are go ... More >>
See also "Soulja Boy to SpaceGhostPurrp "We Gone Eat Yo Face," Thows Bath Salts on A$AP Beef." Extraordinary swag and a mouthful of gold ... Yeah, we're talking about A$AP Rocky, the preternaturally talented 23-year-old Harlem Mob boss, rapper, and grillz model who's been beefing with SpaceGhostPu ... More >>
Uncle 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 Miami New Times. This week, Luke says African-Americans may find a new vacation spot unless attitudes change on Miami Beach.Note to African-American tourists ... More >>
Apparently in Myrtle Beach they do prostitution a bit differently. Instead of putting women on street corners, they have two-bit pimps stand in driveways like kids trying to hawk lemonade by waving down cars and randomly asking drivers if they're looking for some paid sex. Unfortunately for ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezMs. Lauryn Hill at Jazz in the Gardens 2011.Just 30 minutes ago, Ms. Lauryn Hill wrapped her only officially announced Miami set of the weekend at the first night of Jazz in the Gardens music festival. After 15 songs, including deeply reworked Fugees cuts, old solo h ... More >>
It's that time of year when college students across the country take a break from their busy schedules of binge-drinking in hoodies and sweatpants in dorms and frat houses to change it up and binge-drink in bikinis on beaches. Yes, it's spring break. As always, South Florida attracts its fair sha ... More >>
Yesterday we met Karen Hanlon, a restaurant designer whose work can be viewed as dining art. Today she talks Sugarcane, Houston's and sphinxes.Vibe LoungeNew Times: What is the most extravagant design you have worked on?Karen Hanlon: I designed the Hard Rock Cafe in Myrtle Beach, SC. It was ... More >>
On National Margarita Day (February 22), the margaritas will be flying at Margaritaville. Get ready to start channeling your inner Jimmy Buffett: It's National Margarita Day on Monday, February 22. While there are many stories about the creation of the legendary libation, the most enduring tale c ... More >>
Photo from myspace.com/jonnycraigJonny CraigOn its MySpace page Sunday, English punk band Gallows unfortunately announced it would be canceling the rest of its tour with AFI, explaining:"We're sorry to announce that we have had to cancel our remaining dates on the AFI tour due to illness. We're s ... More >>
Last year, the $400 million music-themed Hard Rock Park opened in Myrtle Beach, marking "the largest tourist investment in South Carolina history." But seems like while dropping all that dough, nobody bothered to think that oops, the Hard Rock chain of hotels, restaurants, and casinos might care. An ... More >>
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