If anyone's got tips for how to succeed in the music industry, it's Diddy. Even name changes more confusing than Prince's failed to slow him down. Sure, Making the Band was kind of weird, and his girl bands don't always take off, but he does make $700 million a year. Don't worry if he writes lines ... More >>
Miami's rap scene is making headlines once again, this time for a music video showing an 18-year-old unsigned hellion waving AKs and pounds of cocaine in the air. Stitches, named for his sewn-up Glasgow Smile tattoo, has garnered more than 8 million views for "Brick in Yo Face" on WorldStarHipHop si ... More >>
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 talks about the lack of respect for his accomplishments It's humbling when your peers show appreciation for the work you've done ... More >>
We did it America! Whether you're superstoked or running to your local Walmart to stock up on guns, the people have made their voice heard, and we will have four more years of President Barack Obama. It took a lot of hard work and dedication from many to get here. And for those of us feeling a si ... More >>
Pop music celebrities are sex-drenched, weapon-obsessed, drug-addicted, angry, deranged, and sometimes criminal. In short, they're unconventional, always-entertaining personalities who may or may not have politically valid opinions. But let's face it, celebrity endorsements are cultural collatera ... More >>
Following the birth of his daughter, Blue Ivy, rumors that Jay-Z was stripping the word "bitch" from his vernacular began surfacing earlier this year. However, "the story that he wont use the word bitches anymore since having the baby is B.S.," TMZ founder Harvey Levin tweeted in January. "He neve ... More >>
If Mitt Romney smoked a joint, nothing would happen. Because robots can't get high. But Crossfade's backing Obama. Like most Americans, we've smoked marijuana. And we're not afraid to admit it. We also recently spoke to B-Real of Cypress Hill about why weed's a good thing, why voting is important, ... More >>
With just six days left until the American public elects the 45th President of the United States, Latinos for Obama surrogate Marc Anthony is back on the campaign trail rallying the Spanish-speaking troops to re-elect POTUS. Scheduled to appear at an event later this evening with First Lady Michel ... More >>
A decade of debauchery, deals, and disasters.
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Will Da Real One's killers remain at large. More than a month after he was executed outside his North Miami venue, The Literary Cafe and Poetry Lounge, Will "Da Real One" Bell's murder remains a mystery. Last week, Crimestoppers of Miami put up a $1,000 reward for any information on the suspects. ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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 educates readers on hip-hoponomics.This month, Oprah Winfrey launched her own network -- OWN -- and she's pushing boundar ... More >>
DJ-producer Jesse Marco.Jesse Marco Ransom Mondays Monday, January 17, 2011 Mokai Better than: Another trip to the airport. Ransom Mondays at Mokai are supposed to be "industry" parties. That refers to the hospitality industry: bartenders, concierges, waiters, etc. It would seem, though, that t ... More >>
Ten summers that rocked.
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Brett Ratner to direct The Silence of the Lambs prequel, The Red Dragon.
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It's not who you are, it's who you're standing next to
When Richard Griffin, of Public Enemy fame, was interviewed on May 9, 1989, he was quoted as saying, among other things, that "Jews have a grip on America" and that they "have a history of killing black men"