The Miami-FSU game doesn't come with a cutesy nickname. It's not played on a set weekend or at a neutral location. The campuses, despite sharing a state, are hardly geographically close. Both teams have a rival they hate more (in fact, the same rival). Players seem to have a mutual respect for each ... More >>
Denzel Curry sits on the couch with his friend Raul, who's in the middle of a sketch. Another friend, producer Ronny J, stands by the sink, just watching. A few seconds later, Curry reaches for an Xbox controller and scrolls through Netflix to pick The Truman Show. It's been more than three months ... More >>
As YouTube becomes increasingly wealthy, its stars and the networks that contract with them battle for money and creative control.
At six feet, four inches and nearly 300 pounds, Suge Knight was once hip-hop's most respected feared label executive. The Death Row Records capo was often ruthless and his questionable business practices regularly involved physical violence. Rumors that he threatened to throw Vanilla Ice off a hot ... More >>
No one gets to the top of the pop charts by being a complete idiot. Well, of course it happens for some folks once or twice. But besides a knack for hooks, it takes some serious sharp thinking to stay there. So don't make the mistake of thinking the rapper/producer/all-around svengali Lil Jon is ... More >>
Superstar drummer of Devo and A Perfect Circle sells himself, his famous friends, and all-you-can-eat shrimp dinners to promote his new album.
Trey Songz Sunday, May 24, 2009 Sobe Live, Miami Beach Better Than: Anything I could have expected, given the hectic nature of Memorial Day Weekend. The Review:On Memorial Day Weekend the streets of South Beach were full of culture, excitement, and overall craziness, and the same could be said ... More >>
Forgive us Miami. For the past few days, a Rick Ross/50 Cent war of the words has been all over the internets and we're just getting around to reporting on it. Blame it on the fact that a headline containing "Curtis Jackson" and "beef" made us think that it was 2001, Dubya was back in office, and w ... More >>
Power to the people.
Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials this year. (Turns out they were painfully law-abiding. The horror!) But even if your favorite rapper wasn't caught in a lie, you can bet he or she put out a hilariously absurd record or ... More >>
A new unauthorized biography of Dr. Dre comes from inside his own camp.
A breakdown of UGK's Underground Kingz, possibly the most anticipated Southern rap album of the year
Who is Slip-N-Slide Records CEO Ted Lucas's number one homeboy? Jesus Christ, of course
John Schmidt will save Danny. Come hell or a good high.
WMC samples the vitality of vinyl
Miami's own DJ Khaled drops a massive debut
Soul singer Anthony Hamilton speaks freely of his faith and his record company woes
Your three-month forecast of the summer's top movies
What the Game's Been Missing (Def Jam)
All or Nothing (Atlantic)
Kiss of Death(Ruff Ryders/Interscope)
The Crystal Method's Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland don't need any help onstage
For the Rawlo Boys, it's sex, rap, and civil rights
This rock and roll Wish rings true
Locally produced TV shows deserve to be honored for their intelligence, their wit, their impeccably bad taste. Don't touch that remote control!
And other words to the whites about b-ball, side musicians, and racism
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"