Actors want to be musicians and musicians want to be actors. Often, the results are cringe-worthy. But the average crossover bomb is what makes it so special when the line between acting and music is breached successfully. Just take MKTO, the dynamic duo that's turning heads with hit single "Class ... More >>
"Luv u." That's a special message from Broward County native, former Nickelodeon star, and breakout pop diva Ariana Grande. After two consecutive number-one albums, Yours Truly and My Everything, as well as three Top Ten singles, "Problem," "Break Free," and "Bang Bang" ... The girl is all grown u ... More >>
You can't buy an all-over Nascar t-shirt with a picture of Chief Keef talking into a fat stack of Benjamins like it's a cellphone, but you might see one on Sir Michael Rocks as he rolls through Kendall. The Chicago-bred rapper made the shirt himself, and he did actually sell a few through his appa ... More >>
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 >>
"I'm working to be more visible in the food world," a hungry Coolio admits. "What I really want to do right now is get a signature restaurant in one of the Vegas casinos." He's not joking. "We can start off really small, I don't care. I just want more people to be able to taste my food." Coolio ... More >>
Coming in at $20 presale ($34 at the door), Fit and Fun as a Family at Jungle Island is one of the most affordable events at South Beach Wine & Food Festival designed to raise awareness about fitness and healthy eating amongst Miami's youngsters. On top of that, the event is a great way to see your ... More >>
How drunk was 19-year-old Michael Rexford when he got popped for a DUI earlier this month in Palm City, Florida? Apparently drunk enough to tell the arresting deputy that his father was an "Autobot."As Wikipedia informs us, Autobots "a faction of sentient robots from the planet Cybertron, are usuall ... More >>
Instead of a Jersey Shore rerun or Teen Mom marathon, several viewers who tuned into MTV just before midnight caught a scrolling message informing them that their beloved "music" network had been scrapped, triggering an accusatory, billion-dollar he said/she said shouting match between two media ind ... More >>
The internet is scornful again. This time, it's a music video called "Booty Pop", in which a 6-year-old South Florida aspiring rapper named Albert Roundtree, Jr. uses a super soaker to hose down gyrating chicks in bikinis, which has made the world wide web very angry. Vibe thought about calling chi ... More >>
Today's most controversial viral video comes with the following description: "This is a Music Video we did called "Booty Pop" by Albert. Albert is a 6 year old rapper from South Florida." If the idea of a 6-year-old singing a song called "Booty Pop" isn't immediately skeezy to you, then just wait un ... More >>
Miami New Times' Mastermind Awards honors the city's most inspiring creatives. This year, we received more than 150 submissions, which our staff narrowed to an elite group of 30. We'll be profiling our honorable mentions, and eventually the finalists, in the weeks to come. This year's three Mastermi ... More >>
Mourn the Morning ShowOnce hailed by executives of the Tribune Co. as a television revolution and a way to turn around the fortunes of the troubled national media company, WSFL's South Florida Today morning show aired its last episode today. In under 16 months on air the show went through multipl ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanInnocent looking from the outside.I know this sounds a little weird, but every time I go to the supermarket I try to pick up some food item that I've never tried before. The "hit" versus "miss" ratio is about 50/50 thus far, so I keep at it. And when I passed by the ethnic foo ... More >>
With all the bad news usually posted on Riptide, this is a nice change of pace. Above is a video local art/graphic design/animation duo Friends With You, consisting of Sam Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III, made for Nick Jr., a cable channel popular with the pre-school set. But you don't have to be 4 ... More >>
The Postmarks reach the UK.
DJ Jazzy Jeff and Biz Markie splash down at the Shelborne Hotel's Sunday pool party.
It's all in the stars.
1. New Orleans City Council Votes to Demolish Housing, Protesters Riot – The City Council voted unanimously to raze the city’s largest public housing project. Protesters fought with police. Those outside the city council chambers fought to get in, the one’s inside argued for their homes. 2. ... More >>
BMG will get you gooey Michelle F. Solomon The Blue Man Group Saturday, September 15, 2007 Universal Studios Citywalk, Orlando Better Than: Late night TV's stupid human tricks. The Blue Man Group has been a staple of Greenwich Village for almost two decades. I saw them a few years ago at the ... More >>
Magic City Mondays make today as sweet as sugar
Jazz pianist Michael Wolff plays his favorite role: Renaissance man
DVD releases for the week of July 18, 2006
She's the Man fits the bill for teenage drag-king fans
If you knew what I knew about making latkes, you'd be terrible
Well-traveled activist says Miami cops tormented her
Man and machine do their musical thing
Only band fans need stand in the Drumline
Nominated for a Best Producer Latin Grammy for his work with Carlos Vives, Gian Marco, Rabanes, and Carlos Baute, Sebastian Krys tells his own tale about Estefan Enterprises and Crescent Moon Studios
Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.
Blue-eyed hip-hop gives back
August 6 - 12, 1998
The commission meeting is over. The last whining constituent has gone home. Now it's time to kick back and enjoy.
They never were box-office smashes, but ephemeral films -- old industrial training shorts, educational and safety propaganda, and more -- are finding new favor as cultural records
One complaint about Kangaroo Court overturns a Miami Beach day camp's 25-year tradition