In the gritty rap game, honor is everything. And honor usually means a bag full of automatic weapons at an airport.
Alright, not every rapper's got a rap sheet. But if you talk the talk, you're expected to do the time. A mean MC with a big mouth is just a poser without a felony charge. And getting ... More >>
Lil Fizz is wildly weedy. Aside from your standard Gucci Mane flareup, the world of hip-hop arrests has been pretty boring lately. Who cares about Ja Rule's back taxes?
Thankfully, early 2000s R&B boy band vocalist Lil' Fizz (AKA Dreux Pierre Frederic) is bringing some flair back to notable ... More >>
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/Roc NationLet's start with the facts: (1) Rap giants Jay-Z and Kanye West joined forces to create an album titled Watch the Throne; (2) There is a teaser trailer for their upcoming video "Otis"; (3) The video was directed by Spike Jonze; (4) The song features a sample of Otis ... More >>
Photo via myspace.com/ygoftherocYoung ChrisLast week we re-introduced you to Rico Love, the next big hitmaker climbing up the hip-hop / pop industry ranks based here in Miami. In a time when major labels aren't exactly quick to take gambles, it seems Universal Motown sees Rico as a sure bet. Las ... More >>
Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the Supreme Court
stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New
Times. This week, Luke starts a worldwide political movement.Around
this time last year, undercover racist movement Take America Back began to take s ... More >>
Here's a guide to some of the hottest parties tonight that kick off the long weekend on South Beach.Welcome to MiamiInk Nightclub, 717 Washington Ave., Miami BeachDoors open at 10 p.m., Tickets cost $30, miaminiceweekend.comSouth Beach Jump OffHosted by Fat Joe and Trick Daddy;With DJs Khaled, Entic ... More >>
808s & Heartbreak
Despite what's been written, Kanye West's new style on his fourth
album 808s & Heartbreak -- which incorporates "tribal"-style drum
machines and auto-tuned vocals - doesn't sound especially shocking to
the ears. Immediately satisfying singles lik ... More >>