Raul Medina Jr. walks into a Starbucks in Hollywood's Young Circle and asks for a cup of black coffee with light hazelnut syrup and exactly two ice cubes. Better-known as DJ Raw, Medina brought hip-hop to Miami from his native South Bronx and founded Hoodstock, a free, big-name festival in Wynwood i ... More >>
See also "Memorial Day 2012: Six Best Electronic Music Parties Around Miami." The Beach is about to get flooded, son. At this very moment, there are 250,000 rappers, DJs, celebs, porn stars, strippers, and regular people packing the Hummer full of champagne, cash money, and 12 changes of clothes. ... More >>
UB The Underboss is a South Florida hip-hop veteran and new media pioneer. I asked him 10 questions via e-mail and got back so much information I can't even call this an interview, it's the Underboss Book Of Knowledge. Check out Urban Medero's 20 years worth of insight on hip-hop culture and check h ... More >>
So much for protests. Taxpayers are on the hook for a $634 million new playground for the Marlins, and the biggest grassroots organizer against the project says he wishes he hadn't wasted his time fighting it."The fix is in. It was a dog-and-pony show," says Michael Burnstine, an insurance sale ... More >>
These guys are gonna make downtown shimmy. Ayayayayayay!
"I know the politicians don't particularly care that we're all leaving"
Just released from prison, Miami hip-hop icon DJ Raw is ready for the takeover
Hip-Hop Lives (Koch)
An epidemic of payback murder is wiping out a generation of inner-city youth
Antonio Banderas pulses with passion in Take the Lead
Artists are helping to revitalize Miami, but danger looms ahead
People were drawn to him and his inspiring devotion to the downtrodden. They wanted to help, to give him money. And they did -- right up to the day he vanished.
A glimpse into the art of house legend Little Louie Vega
Bring together musicians from both sides of the Florida Straits, let them mix it up, and watch what happens
When Dave Valentin calls, Miami Beach jazz fans respond
With the FBI in pursuit, black activist Nehanda Abiodun a decade ago fled to Cuba, where she still dreams of fomenting a socialist revolution in the United States
Hip-hop culture puts down roots in Cuba
January 14 - 20, 1999
Feuding Miami Beach tennis instructors Richard Johnston and Howard Kaufman need to find a new racket, before there's another arrest
Cops, firemen, dogs, the circus: Photographer Jill Freedman deftly documents life's little happenings
A distant voice rises in protest: one more tunnel, one last trolley, one final shot at history
Slingin' hash or singin' the blues, it's all in a day's work
When an unsuspecting Colorado congressman tries to cut funding to Radio and TV Martí, the freshman lawmaker gives a taste of exile politics, Miami-style