Trina needs a new video star and it's audition time.Slip-N-Slide founder Ted Lucas says: "I remember when we had breakdancing. We used to go to the youth fair and go have a real breakdancing contest." So he used to be a breakdancer? "I did a little something, man. I ain't saying I was a professio ... More >>
By Alex IzaguirreWith less than a month to go in Miami's upcoming special election for the two city commission seats left open by the removal Michelle Spence-Jones and Angel Gonzalez, some of the candidates are relying on their own cash rather than hitting up people for campaign contributions.Mig ... More >>
Slip N Slide's been on a signing binge lately, with head honcho Ted Lucas snapping up Atlanta R&B group Jagged Edge, as well as a slew of other new acts. When I spoke to him in late May, Lucas waxed particularly enthusiastic about Georgia-based rapper Swazy Baby.His first single, "F How You Danc ... More >>
via myspace.com/jaggededgeJagged EdgeSlip N Slide Records announced earlier this week that the label had signed Jagged Edge, the Atlanta-based R&B group that clubgoers probably best remember for the 2001 hit "Where the Party At." Of course at first glance, that's a wise business decision for any ... More >>
Slip-N-Slide's 15th Anniversary Party at Hotel Victor in Miami Beach was definitely the best party of 2008. Baby tigers, porn stars, open bars, and lots of millionaire thugs showing off their jewelry. Trina was posing for photos as Keith Sweat performed. I got to sit and talk to Slip-N-Slide's fou ... More >>
"Are you homophobic? I am appalled that any reporter would write such garbage."
And launches his own Dunk Ryder imprint.
Between Flo Rida's ubiquitous "Low" and this, Miami is blowing up the Billboard charts. The boss, Rick Ross, officially released his second album, TRILLA, yesterday, at number one on the Billboard 200, with 198,000 physical copies sold... And, haters, it's also #1 for legal digital downloads too, a ... More >>
Bail bondsman Mike Suarez aims to unseat Angel Gonzalez
Terence Pinder symbolizes all that is crooked and wrong in the city of Opa-locka. The Herald has done a great job of telling his story thus far: a slick, charismatic populist with an affinity for ladies, P.F Chang’s, and Baptist melodrama. He was arrested last November and charged with, among ot ... More >>
On set with Plies and Akon
For more than 80 years the Miami Times has been the voice of the black community, but fewer and fewer people are listening
Ted Lucas says forget what you heard, Slip-N-Slide Records loves the kids
305hiphop.com wants to turn rap beef into a full-course meal
What's in the "nookie" song? A tale from Miami's rough-and-tumble hip-hop scene
The Source Awards is growing more inclusive -- but not too inclusive
Miami's hip-hop queen makes a movie with a message
Today he's a music mogul, an inner-city impresario, but yesterday was a different story
Tricky Daddy Dollars brings a little of Northwest Miami to South Beach
Did Miami-Dade County Manager Steve Shiver deceive commissioners in an effort to steer a lucrative software contract to a friend? The friend says no. Shiver isn't talking.
Clothes don't make the MIA
Street Money, Volume 1
As Miami Beach soon will learn, it's not black or white -- it's green
Will Puffy, Pink, and Cash Money Crew replace Versace, Madonna, and Ingrid Casares?
Slip 'N Slide Records
On the set with Miami's hip-hop big shot
What's a nice Jewish boy like Joe Weinberger doing in a nasty business like rap?
How three inner-city kids turned tragedy into a soon-to-be platinum hip-hop hit