Before Luther Campbell was Uncle Luke, he was Luke Skyywalker. But George Lucas sued him for violating copyright. And that's how the nasty boy went from car wars to Star Wars. The Lucas lawsuit was just the beginning of his infamy. Soon, Miami bass became the trunk rattle heard 'round the world. I ... More >>
Putting together a proper showcase for classic Miami bass music in 2012 has proven to be a tall order. Early this year, Uncle Luke hyped up a 20-date "Lollapolooza of Bass music that he was planning for the summer, featuring a fully reunited 2 Live Crew and support from DJ Magic Mike, the 69 Boyz ... More >>
Strip clubs across the country (if not the world) owe the city of Miami a lap dance. Had it not been for our late '80s and early '90s bass, pole dancers may have never shown us that "Tootsee Roll" or how to buss the "Kitty Kitty." During booty music's most fertile era, a few Miami bassers from J ... More >>
Gregg Gillis's cut-and-paste is the present and future of pop music.
Local rappers know the road to stardom is through the champagne room.
June 18 - 24, 1998