In a post Anthony Weiner-gate world, does this even count as a scandal? First-term Miami-Dade Congressman Joe Garcia made it onto TMZ's television show last week for the *gasp* controversial act of being in close proximity to a woman wearing a thong while on the beach.
Tiago Splitter rose up full-throttle, mean-mugged and toting bad intentions and a handful of basketball, and just then, LeBron James screamed, "You DO NOT collect $200, and you DO NOT PASS TIA-GO!" The play was key in a 30-5 run that made you slap yo mama and helped the Miami Heat even the NBA Final ... More >>
Last week, New Times reported on a bill in the Florida Senate that may criminalize bongs and other common marijuana paraphernalia sold everywhere, from smoke shops and record stores to an increasing number of gas stations. And then yesterday, we followed up with an emergency survival kit to help ou ... More >>
See also "Sisqo and Dru Hill Joining Kelly Price for Forever R&B Concert in Miami" When Sisqo plays the BankUnited Center on September 22, he's likely to draw a crowd larger than the fewer-than-400 who showed up to see his show in Uganda last month. By bringing Dru Hill along with him, that's u ... More >>
He's synonymous with women's underpants, bleached blonde hair, and early 2000s strip club soundtracks. But before Sisqó went solo and opened up about his thong fetish, he was a founding member of Dru Hill. While many feared that "Thong Song" would ultimately crush the possibility of a Dru Hill re ... More >>
See also "MTV Video Music Awards 2012's Big Winners and Even Bigger Losers." Last night, America's pop culture elite came together in Los Angeles to celebrate almost 30 years of Moonmen. It was the 28th annual MTV Video Music Awards, and it coulda been worse. For one, Chris Brown and Drake didn't ... More >>
Glee has managed to piss off yet another singer. After the show's recent cover of "Somebody That I Used to Know," breakout artist Gotye expressed his frustration with the cast's rendition of his song. "They did such a faithful arrangement of the instrumentals, but the vocals were that pop Glee styl ... More >>
Murder was the case in 1993. But Snoop Dogg walked away a free man and into the collective heart of American pop culture. Now 18 years later, he's trying to crip walk onto primetime television. MTV News (via Deadline Hollywood) is reporting that NBC is working on Snoop's "family comedy project" ... More >>
In Hanley's head, it's always 1999.Hanley Ramirez showed up at the Mets' Citi Field last night with a splotchy reddish dye job that made him look like the deranged love child of Sisqo and Ronald McDonald. But he had four hits in the Marlins' win, so we're guessing he'll stay with the look. Turn ... More >>
courtesy of 400Life.comHe's been linked to RIhanna romantically, and everyone from Lil' Wayne to Lykke Li professionally - its high time that your favorite rapper's new favorite rapper Drake made his way to the 305 to play. Friday night he partied with the 400 Club at the Fifth, and go ... More >>
There's something a little Sheila E about Tracy Young. Her steadfast, stoic presence when she's doing her DJ thing reminds you of Prince's bongo-smacking concubine in her Arsenio Hall Show heyday. For both women, that temple-of-steel impenetrability is/was their greatest weapon in a male-dominated w ... More >>
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From the issue of May 10, 2001
The party may be over but life -- real life -- goes on
Dirty South documents the triumph of down-home hip-hop
Suzy Stone is a driven dance teacher who has turned her troupe, the Hip Hop Kidz, into a big-league draw. Is it any wonder she's also a bit of a tyrant?
Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been