How did the Stage suddenly become the best rap club in downtown Miami?
Over the next month, this two-and-a-half-year-old Design District bunker that's built its rep on roots, rock, and reggae will serve as the staging place for classic-era shows by former LOX member Styles P, booty bass pioneer Unc ... More >>
Friday, January 18, 2013
It was a rap show.
So in the tradition of rap shows, EVE was turned into a battleground state for real and/or true hip hop.
And Project Pat -- Three Six Mafia affiliate and Juicy J's real-life brother -- was the guest of honor.
The Stage Miami
Friday, December 7
Better Than: Getting Paid in Increments.
It had been a long time since Rakim rolled through our hood prior to last night's performance at The Stage.
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-Danny Brown and Shepard Fairey ... More >>
Most art is silent. Even during Basel week.
That's why we here at Crossfade -- an admittedly hopeless gaggle of noise junkies -- just can't get through the week without offsetting our 12-hour days at the art fairs with 12-hour nights at Miami's hipster bars, rock dives, and downtown concert hall ... More >>
Backed by DJ Eric B's expertly sampled soul-funk-R&B ejaculations, late '80s rapper Rakim was a true hip-hop innovator who broke from the first wave's Mother Goose rhyme schemes and party-shout vocal delivery. The duo is regarded as one of the all-time greats.
Rakim sans Eric B? That's a slight ... More >>
The Roots' Black Thought.We're pretty sure no one's ready to think about anything beyond December 31. But for all you diehard heads, January 2 is only a couple of days away and you don't wanna miss this thing.
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Will Castro and Unique Autosports are both brands in themselves. Unique, once based in New York and now Miami, encompasses a car customization business as well as cable TV titles for the Speed Network and Spike TV. Boasting celebrity clients like Diddy, the cast of the Jersey Shore, 50 Cent, and ... More >>
To understand up-and-coming MC Termanology's commitment to the golden age of hip-hop, just take a look at the production credits on his new album, Time Machine. It's enough to make you cry: the Alchemist, Large Professor, Pete Rock, and even the untouchable DJ Premier all lend beats to this sophom ... More >>