If you're going to take advice from anyone, Russell Simmons isn't a bad mentor. He started a media empire out of his college dorm. He's easily responsible for more than half of the hip-hop classics you've enjoyed in your lifetime, not to mention tons of television and movies you've loved. Maybe you ... More >>
TerRio is exhausted. The 6-year-old internet star is slumped over on the hood of a limousine outside downtown Miami's Grand Central nightclub. It's only 9:47 p.m. on a Saturday, but filming on TerRio's first professional music video is scheduled to continue through 7 a.m. the next day. Suddenly, the ... More >>
In commercial hip-hop, your money game is even more important than your ability to rhyme. If you've got money, you've got rhymes, and if you don't have money, you fake it till you make it. For these top earners, the faking days are over. Making Forbes' list of biggest rap bank accounts is proof yo ... 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 is loving HOV's new album. With the release of his latest opus, Magna Carta... Holy Grail, Jay-Z has cemented his legacy as the ... More >>
LeBron James' phone number has leaked on the internet, and this morning he woke up to a bunch of random voicemails from people named Drake, Warren Buffet, Dr. Dre, and Coach K. Or at least that's the conceit of his latest Nike ad.
George Brown believed he had established a full-proof racket to cash in on his $79,375-a-year gig as roadway lighting coordinator for the Miami-Dade Public Works Department. Instead, he got caught in an undercover sting that featured wiretapped phone calls, G-men, and a stool pigeon. On Wednesday, ... More >>
Olympus is now one game away from falling. The Miami Heat stuck to the script and followed their Game Four win with a loss, dropping Game Five to the Spurs 114-104. We had a game mid-way through the third quarter, then San Antonio candy crushed the Miami Heat's entire life with an epic 19-1 run that ... More >>
LeBron James may have left salary money on the table when he decided to sign with the Miami Heat, but his back account ain't aching too much. According to the latest Forbes calculations of the world's most well-paid athletes, James came in fourth.
Don't expect @KingJames to be updated any time soon, and on the off chance you happen to have LeBron James cell phone number, don't expect him to text back. It's not personal. It's just a part of his game.In order to fully concentrate on the playoffs, James has gone off the grid.
With voter registration for the November presidential election closing on October 9, if you haven't done so already, you may not make the deadline -- unless you have a smart phone and happen to be standing next to one of ten Rock the Vote bus bench posters scattered between Morningside and downtown ... More >>
The best part about the Super Bowl isn't the football, the nachos, or the pizza. Who are we kidding? It's the commercials.Those sneaky little buggers that make us hold our pee during game breaks are baaaaack. Bladder infections aside, we'd do anything to get our grubby hands on what the creative ... More >>
PBS La Camaronera, happy as a... shrimpWe'd like to take the credit, having honored La Camaronera Fish Market with "Best Fish Sandwich" in last year's Best of Miami issue... But the Garcia brothers, who have been fryin' up down home Cuban favorites at this Little Havana seafood joint fo ... More >>