Take a sick day. Or three. It's time to start planning for another Fool's Gold Day Off -- that annual, often out-of-control, traveling rager thrown by world-champion DJ, party pro, and label boss A-Trak. For 2014, the Day Off tour is set to trek from Brooklyn to Toronto, Los Angeles, and Atlanta ... More >>
Sure, two high-school girls can make a "Chonga Song" with an old PC and a USB mic, and go viral. But there's still nothing like a professionally recorded song produced with quality gear and a dedicated engineer in an acoustically sound environment. Miami's great musical history is proof. Outside of ... More >>
Trina has basically become the Suze Orman of the rap game. "Da Baddest Bitch" broke onto the scene on a Trick Daddy track, detailing what she would do to "five or six best friends," but the Miami rapper has since traded in her porno-grade lyrics for a new obsession: money. To wit, she recently rel ... More >>
Ever since Antwan Wimberly, son of Jackson Soul Food owner Shirlene Ingrahan, was old enough to chew and walk, he has been munching on any and everything off the restaurant's menu. But it hasn't been the food he has enjoyed most. "The best part of working here has been the familiar faces," Wimberly ... More >>
Have you crashed enough exclusive celebrity-studded, liquor-fueled, art-driven Basel bashes yet? We didn't think so. And if you've already blown all your cash getting in on that VIP list to see Pompeya at Soho Beach House or Kendrick Lamar at Mana Wynwood, here are ten free Aret Basel Miami Beach p ... More >>
Exactly 150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln delivered an address unto the American people (although it's historically accepted that Secretary of State William H. Seward wrote it) calling upon the citizens of the United States to take the last Thursday of every November as a day of reflection an ... More >>
"If anybody don't like it, they can die tonight." That was infamous Miami rapper and 305 rider Trick Daddy's message to Lil Wayne after the Young Money maniac told 99 Jamz (and the world) that he "don't apologize" for declaring war on the Miami Heat and its fans. Then a couple of nights ago, Trick ... More >>
These days, Fat Joe ain't so fat. But he owes an obese (or is that obscene?) amount of back taxes to the IRS. According to a press release from the Department of Justice: "Joseph Cartagena, the rapper popularly known as 'Fat Joe,' pleaded guilty [in New Jersey] today to two counts of failing to fil ... More >>
Rapper Juicy J's music video for his strip club anthem "Bandz A Make Her Dance" features gyrating women, porn star Alexis Texas wearing a t-shirt for adult studio Brazzers, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz and ...members of the Miami Northwestern High School band.Six drummers from the school's band appear in the ... More >>
See also "Top Ten Dance Moves at Ultra Music Festival 2012 in Animated GIF!" Memorial Day weekend 2012 on South Beach was a big-ass block party. Lots of em' really. Ocean Drive was all action. Collins and Washington had more Chevy's riding high than a Trick Daddy video. Every rapper from Two Chai ... More >>
Earlier this week, Crossfade reported on Khia -- the rapping stripper from Tampa, Florida -- and the naked picture she Tweeted on Sunday. Khia's stated motivation for leaking her own nudes was to celebrate the ten year anniversary of "My Neck, My Back," the MCs super explicit, lone hit single devot ... More >>
Does the Godfather of Heavy Metal get crunk? You bet he does. It seems like enough time has passed since the sweaty-armpit era of mainstream rock (otherwise known as the Nu-Metal Dark Ages) that we can finally, maybe, approach the subject of fusing hip-hop with rock and roll. It wasn't always Fr ... More >>
Tonight, Miami rap star Trick Daddy and NFL Superbowl champion Sam Shields are showing their support for Luther Campbell's campaign for Miami-Dade mayor. The duo is hosting a fundraiser for Uncle Luke at Coimbra Restaurant located at 4329 W Flagler St. The event goes from 7 to 9 p.m. This is not ... More >>
Trick Daddy is partly to blame for Prunk TV's ESPN addiction.The weekend before last, I went to the NASCAR Ford 400 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway and it was amazing. I used my press pass to get right up on the track and it felt like my teeth were gonna explode. Kind of like the way they felt a ... More >>
Don't get us wrong, we love it when guys, especially big macho meatheads, are caught in public crooning along with Alanis Morrissette's "Ironic," Fiona Apple's "Criminal," or any other song that looks weird coming from a throat with an Adam's apple. But let's be clear. We are laughing at you, not wi ... More >>
A little while ago, we posted a track by Ice Berg called "Stop Look & Listen," which was meant to be a teaser for this then-upcoming mixtape Strictly For The Streets 2: Color On Color. On July 4 exactly at midnight, the tape was released, and in minutes garnered hundreds to thousan ... More >>
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors |Hip Hop Rally Machine |Hip Hop Honors Video Last night's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show was full of hits (the return of Missy Elliott, for one), and misses (the glaring omission of Outkast, among many others). Still, much of it gave us some serious hometown pride. In a move that pr ... More >>
Ice Berg (a.k.a. Billion) has been causing quite bit of a stir over the last couple years. He's definitely developed a loyal following and fanbase through his various mixtape releases and countless live performances. Most might know Iceberg from his association with Trick Daddy and the Dunk Ryder ... More >>
Slip-N-Slide Records-- Trina is gearing up for her new album Amazin' to hit stores on May 4th. With appearances by Keri Hilson, Diddy, Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, Lady GaGa, Monica, and others - Trina is set to continue her reign as one of the most successful female rappers in hip-hop. With Amazin', ... More >>
Last night Jim Jonsin, the producer behind T.I.'s "Whatever You Like," Lil Wayne's "Lollipop," Trick Daddy's "Let's Go," and songs by other top artists in the game, was in the studio with Alabama artists Rich Boy and Yelawolf. You may know certified gold recording artist Rich Boy from his song "Thro ... More >>
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Ky-mani is the unique Marley
A watch company and a strip joint face off
Dirty deeds and unsung honors from the Ozone Awards
Miami's own DJ Khaled drops a massive debut
Many searched for the summer banger, but only Fat Joe's Terror Squad claimed the prize
A typical afternoon for producer Jazze Pha involves jokes, beats, and plenty of cookies
Show Mom you care with couture
Planet hip-hop votes
What's in the "nookie" song? A tale from Miami's rough-and-tumble hip-hop scene
The Listening "ABB Records"
Watcha gonna do, Inner Circle, make one of the hottest recording studios in the nation?
Slip 'N Slide Records