If you woke up this morning with a hard-on for sky-high interest rates, a hankering for anarchy, and hopes of seeing the sobbing shell of our once stately president crumpled over the corpse of Obamacare, then we have some bad news for you. Last night, Congress voted to end the 16-day government shu ... More >>
Earlier this morning news broke that the Miami Dolphins officially submitted a proposal to bid for Super Bowl 52 in 2018. It only took a few hours for the NFL to say, "Listen, we really appreciate your interest, but we're looking to go in another direction." Miami was shut out. Only Indianapolis, ... More >>
Kevin Hart's a baller. He is America's newest standup comedy superstar. He is personal pals with rap heavies like Rick "The Bawse" Ross. And he is the reigning MVP of the NBA All-Star Weekend Celebrity Game too. Unfortunately, though, Kev's love of the limelight, celebrity friends, and pro ball re ... More >>
King Colosus rose from the streets of Carol City to malls all over America when he signed a groundbreaking independent distribution deal in 2008 for his solo rap debut. But before his album was ever shrinkwrapped in Best Buy, his lyrics echoed through the rec rooms of South Florida prisons. Today, ... More >>
What the hell exactly is a wrong with Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross? This is a guy who saw the public outrage over the Marlins stadium debacle, and almost immediately begins his own ill-timed campaign to seek public funds for a stadium upgrade. He's also apparently a guy who can't understand why an em ... More >>
Let's face it, hip-hop is pretty stupid. Not, like, inherently. Because it used to be about self-reflection, empowerment, and fun. Now, though, the mainstream rap community's message can be boiled down to a handful of misguided concepts, spewed and propagated by lying hacks. There's almost nothin ... More >>
Move over, Bethenny Frankel, and take your Skinny Girl swill with you. There's a tastier, stronger low-cal cocktail company in town. And P.S.: The makers are better-looking than you too. The dudes at Miami Cocktail Company are now plying the 305 with their zero-sugar, zero-carb, 99.9 percent natura ... More >>
Give Stephen Ross props. He stepped up to Norman Braman one billionaire to another and slapped him across the face with a clean white glove. With a full page ad undermining Braman's credibility in Tuesday's edition of the Miami Herald, Ross let Braman know he's got the cash to parry any attacks the ... More >>
With rumors swirling that Charlie Crist may run for governor as a Democrat in 2014, many are wondering how a former conservative Republican can run as a Democrat. Others believe he's a political opportunist that would say and do anything to get elected. Well, Riptide has exclusively uncovered his ne ... More >>
Gunplay is not one to hold his tongue. The Maybach Music rapper offered so much colorful commentary during the interviews for our recent two-part feature ("How Miami's Coke-Sniffin', Po' Pimpin' Maniac Joined Rap's Power Circle" and "Gunplay on His Swastika Tattoo, Starting Escort Agency, Rebrandi ... More >>
See also "Rap Music's Top Six Paternity Suits." The Boss got plenty to celebrate about in 2012. Earlier this year, MTV ranked him as hip-hop's hottest MC, beating out some of the game's biggest names like Jay-Z and Lil Wayne. And his highly anticipated record, God Forgives, I Don't drops in just ... More >>
Ricky Rozay is back and sexier than ever. Seems like all that baby talk with Rihanna has got his mind in the gutter. 'Cause his new single from upcoming album God Forgives, I Don't is a bedroom anthem for the ladies. It features a bump-n-grind chorus from the always tantalizing Usher. Plus, some ... More >>
Rihanna has no filter. She'll tweet about her porn habits, rocksee-through shirts in New York City, and call her abusive ex-boyfriend a "bitch." Last night, however, the Barbadian songstress committed a major faux pas. The 24-year-old singer announced that she and 36-year-old Rick Ross were goin ... More >>
For a few years there, Made Event's Sunday School made up a big slice of the underground house and techno pie during WMC week, especially with heavyweights like Richie Hawtin, Luciano and Seth Troxler aboard their whopping 36-hour marathon lineup. But alas, Sunday School is no more. The party we ... More >>
Fashion Breakdown: Faux purple coat from Ross, hot pink strapless top from Miss Piggy, pants are Missoni for Target, feather headpiece from Venice, shoes won on eBay, glasses made in Taiwan.
via mtv.comOn October 14, the Bawse boarded a plane for Memphis where he was scheduled to spit some hits for college b-ball fans and then go bless a brand-new Wing Stop chicken spot. Shortly after takeoff, though, Mr. Rozay suffered a seizure that caused the aircraft to make an emergency lan ... More >>
Another year without a true successor to Marino?Rest assured, Dolfans, your team's hunt for another quarterback isn't over. Owner Stephen Ross told the media today he expects the team to sign somebody. Possibly even anybody. Just don't hold your breath hoping that anybody is necessarily going to ... More >>
Trina's looking more and more like a grown-up, classy lady these days. Maybe it's because she is a grown-up, classy lady. Of course, the Diamond Princess is still putting out albums. But she's also becoming a total fashion maven! And yesterday, Miami's first lady of rap was in town meeting and ... More >>
It's with much trepidation that we once again visit the strange, twisted world of former SNL star, Miami native, and Tea Party sideshow Victoria Jackson. When she's not busy singing about how "there's a communist in the White House," she's cackling about how evil the Muslims and the gays are. In ... More >>
photo by Patrick Michels/Dallas ObserverIf there's one thing Ricky Williams does well its running form things, and not just on the football field. A Dallas man claiming to be Williams' real father says Ricky has run from him his entire life. Now, he's filed a lawsuit against Williams and his moth ... More >>
Photo courtesy of DjIrie.comWell, it happens every year and this year is no different. The official DJ of the Miami Heat, DJ Irie, kicks off his annual Irie Weekend festivities at LIV tonight. The event is slated to start at 11 p.m. and will feature DJ Irie himself and fellow Artist Related ... More >>
Talk about a come-up. Ross Ford started his Miami art career in 2006 by selling his paintings on Lincoln Road and in front of Bayside Marketplace. From there, he moved into alternative spaces and live-painting in nightclubs, then representation from a gallery, and finally his own studio in an art ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" RosarioTwo of the biggest selling Latino hip-hop artists join forces for the sake of good music. Legendary rap group Cypress Hill has tapped Miami's own Pitbull to join them on their new single "Armada Latina". They recently shot a music video for the vintage sounding song an ... More >>
Besides Young Money's still-really-underground Nicki Minaj, the term "mainstream female rapper" is one usually heard before "ain't doin' shit." Kim tried to come back with a song that was so 2002 that I nearly called my mom to ask her money for books and a plane ticket home fr ... More >>
Stonefox frontman Jordan signs into a vintage Teisco mike.Yes, I just blogged about excellent Boca-based trio (sometimes quartet) Stonefox. Well, these guys are playing some of the best rock and roll to come out of Palm Beach County (!) in a long time. Also, I'm working up a feature about them for t ... More >>
It's often the complaint of many that South Beach has become stale, particularly its DJs, who seem completely content with spinning the usual Top 40/hip-hop mess that really is no different than you just turning on your car's stereo. But if there is one DJ that is try to walk the fine line of giving ... More >>
(Photo via Stonefox's MySpace page)Stonefox is a garage band in the purest sense of the word -- except, perhaps, for the fact that they did most of their recording in living rooms. But they did accomplish the entire recording for their first full-length LP, Dead in the Sun on "barely professional" e ... More >>
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