Roxanne Shante

  • News

    August 22, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Kendrick Lamar Is Making Hip-Hop Matter Again

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke chimes in on K Dot's lyrical throwdown. The music recording industry needs to thank Compton, California, rapper Kendrick Lamar f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Trina's in Town: Talking BET, Fashion Mishaps, and Jason Handlesman

    ‚ÄčTrina'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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2008

    The Bridge Wars Remembered

    Since it's Throwback Tuesdays, I'm in the mood to take it wayyyy back to the Bridge Wars of the mid '80s in the dawn of hip-hop's golden years. This originally was a battle of the boroughs. Queens rappers MC Shan and Marley Marl came out with a track called "The Bridge" that posited hip-hop culture ... More >>

  • Music

    March 20, 2008

    Bunny Hop

    Here comes Roxy Cottontail.

  • Music

    August 27, 1998
  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Business is Booming

    Jose Armada, Jr., has built his own empire from the spine-rattling, ass-shaking success of bass music.