Brush up on those Cabbage Patch skills, and relive the days of bologna sandwiches and kickball -- we're going to Recess! It's Blackbird Ordinary's Saturday daytime party, where you can "come out and play" and be a cool kid again. "It's the grown folks' playground," says DJ Fly Guy, the man behind ... More >>
DJ Heron grew up carrying milk crates full of records for his cousin Manny Love in NYC. In 1987, at age 15, his family moved from Brooklyn to North Miami Beach. Heron made friends with neighborhood kids Classik and Oski, formed a crew, and started rocking his own parties. He has lived the culture o ... More >>
A quick head's up, to clear any confusion: turntablist wizard Cut Chemist will not perform at Shake at the Vagabond tonight, as New Times indicated this week in print. The show has been postponed at the last minute, but a new, rescheduled date of August 5 is firm, promoters say.Shake is stil ... More >>
Here's a video I produced from last night's AholSniffsGlue art show at Butter Gallery with the Miami Bass Warrior's "Calle Ocho" song as the soundtrack.There were free 16 oz. tall cans of Colt 45 malt liquor and wine.There was art on the walls and people bought it.There was the afterparty at the V ... More >>
AholsniffsglueAholsniffsglue is all over the fuckin place; street signs, corner walls, toilet seats, gas pumps. We heard he owns his own trucking company, Ahol Dumps. People say he's the one been killing all those horses in the Redlands. Some lady in line at the store told us that Aholsniffsglue ... More >>
To understand up-and-coming MC Termanology's commitment to the golden age of hip-hop, just take a look at the production credits on his new album, Time Machine. It's enough to make you cry: the Alchemist, Large Professor, Pete Rock, and even the untouchable DJ Premier all lend beats to this sophom ... More >>
Once upon a time, you couldn't walk down certain lower Manhattan blocks without tripping over sidewalk vendors' card tables loaded down with cassettes. Sometimes, they'd be bootleg concert tapes, but a lot of the time, they'd be the latest hip-hop mixtapes. And in the golden age of the form, no one ... More >>
Tightening your belt? These topnotch parties are cheap!
Kicking hip-hop from Miami to West Palm Beach.
With DJs the world over claiming to be "open format," it's refreshing to stumble upon a spinner who actually claims a specific genre. In DJ Lennox's case, it's hip-hop, he says: "That's my foundation."Still, Lennox is no fool about the vagaries of the marketplace, and he's not about to lose a gig be ... More >>
DJ Raws Hoodstock is on and poppin.
Miami's own DJ Khaled drops a massive debut
Obie Bermudez, Jerry Rivera, and Vico C bring prison consciousness back to Puerto Rican pop
Sean Paul don't mind as long as hip-hop pay respect to dancehall
What is the Urban Latin sound?
Animal House "Elektra"
Daisy Dukes jiggle while Cuban Link heals hip-hop violence