Stolen songs. Rampant suspicions. Secretly recorded phone calls. Welcome to the twisted world of twerk. Last week, hip hop fans rejoiced when new song "Twerk It" by Pharrell Williams and Busta Rhymes appeared on websites. Local Miami rapper Monty $$ was furious, however. He already had a song calle ... More >>
Usually when C. Breezy visits a morning talk show for a lil' chit-chat about domestic violence, all the windows get smashed. This morning, though, an uncharacteristically sedate Chris Brown visited with NBC's Matt Lauer on the set of the Today Show to discuss a new single, "the Quincy Jones approac ... More >>
Look, if there's any part of you that thinks you might be interested in catching BAD 25, Spike Lee's two-hour celebration/behind-the-scenes history of Michael Jackson's 1988 Bad LP, then seriously, get to it. This is a bliss-out. The performance footage alone is thrilling, and Lee has augmented it ... More >>
Meet Brass Knuckles, a three-man production team that moonlights as a live electronic band. Repping the 305 to the fullest, Danny D'Brito, Tony Livadas, and Anthony Pisano have played all the biggest venues while also producing their own reoccurring party, Electrik Circus, at Grand Central. Over th ... More >>
Jacuzzi Boys, Psychic Mirrors, Teepee, and Feathers Churchill's Pub April 9, 2011 Better Than: A show with twice as many bands and half as many people. As far as shows at Churchill's go, last night's show was a near perfect one. Save for some unnecessary bromantic tension in the mosh pit, there ... More >>
When people speak of that classic '90s house sound, whether they know it or not, they're pretty much refering to the sound of seminal producer Marc Kinchen. His legendary dubs are the blueprint for today's transatlantic house: soulful yet brooding bass-heavy four-on-the-floor funk.MK's highly-cov ... More >>
Dance Messiah Bob Sinclar: he even looks like JesusLast week we previewed the upcoming February 11 performance by French superstar DJ-producer Bob Sinclar at SET.And if you thought we were kidding about this guy being the Jesus of dance music, just wait until you get a load of this interview, whe ... More >>
This Friday's Piano Latino concert at the Arsht Center brings together two masters of Latin jazz with an upcoming prodigy, for a snapshot of the genre's past, present, and future. Eddie Palmieri is the grand master here, a first-generation Nuyorican who began playing piano at age 11 (all the way bac ... More >>
via myspace.com/djmednasMiamians take a rightful pride in our reputation as the northern-most capital of South America. But if we're ever going to truly be considered a world-class city, it'll be because of cats like DJ Mednas. Mednas, who derives his moniker from a mix-up of his given name, ... More >>
via Wiki CommonsThe great magazine die-off claimed another victim yesterday: Vibe, one of the largest mags covering hip-hop and R&B. But Quincy Jones, who founded the magazine in 1993, is looking to step back in and make the periodical a fully online venture. In his reasoning, he dissed some of ... More >>
The multimillion-dollar inner-city gamble is again open.
We missed ye.
Arturo Sandoval's namesake club keeps lighted the flame of jazz
A conversation with DJ, producer, and label owner John Digweed
Music is life for Nuyorican conguero Sammy Figueroa
Adventures in Lo-Fi BBE/Rapster
The Complete Miles Davis at Montreaux 1973-1991 "Columbia/Legacy"
Lord Willin' "Star Trak/Arista"
Harmonica Baron Thielemans suffers the jazz bug gladly
Panamanian pianist Danilo Perez takes diplomacy as seriously as he does jazz
Jazz titan Sam Rivers keeps on blowing
May 7 - 13, 1998
A song, a video, an oportunity to help kids affected by AIDS
All local bands sound the same and it don't rain in Miami in the summertime
Master Gibson covers the world with unbeatable percussion