"50 concerts, 50 states, one day" ... Just a couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade announced that Bud Light Music First tour would be coming to Miami. Other cities had already gotten their headliners, including Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady, for "Bud Light Music First's grand finale, 50/ ... More >>
We in Miami, bitch. And we're beer-bongin' Coors Light at 11 a.m. on South Beach while riding a stolen DecoBike with our tits out, a brand-new bleeding tattoo disappearing into the crack of that fat ass, and a gut full of Starburst, naked Hooters wings, and Jell-o shots. That's why, according t ... More >>
Sean Bignami was taking his usual Sunday-afternoon jog through Virginia Key when his jaw dropped at what he saw: Covering the usually pristine island was a sea of garbage, swirling over protected dunes and floating away into Bear Cut. Bignami quickly realized that revelers at the Nine Mile Music Fes ... More >>
Bloomberg Businessweek recently decided to count down the top 50 best cities in America, and Miami doesn't even make their list.They even based their rankings on attributes like leisure activities (including bars, restaurants, and sports teams), and clean air. So, you'd think we'd at least make it o ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke wants blacks to stop being so envious and hateful toward one another.We African-Americans are our own worst enemies. We do a bett ... More >>
This shouldn't be much of a surprise since our climate makes us a mosquito heaven, but Miami has been named America's fifth buggiest city. That's according to a survey compiled by OFF! insect repellent, who of course have a bit of a stake in deciding such things.
When he's not pushing Dr Pepper or exposing his Family Jewels on A&E, Gene Simmons rocks silly makeup and platform shoes as the legendary lead singer of Kiss. Similarly, when he's not dubstepping aboard Holy Ship! or steering megayachts with his penis, Tommy Lee beats the skins for arena rock ... More >>
Congratulations Miami-Dade County! We're home to not one, but two of the ten worst-run cities in the entire United States of America. The City of Miami came first on 24/7 Wall Street's list. That would be bad enough, but citizens of Miami proper may be even more devastated ;to find that their cit ... More >>
Funny ... This is how we feel when Simon speaks.It was a huge challenge to narrow down the hundreds of annoying things about last night's X Factor to a nice, tight ten. But we did it! The auditions continued in Chicago and Seattle. We sat through two hours of clips of people with a small amount of ... More >>
"Well, hey, Mitt. That's dandy.""Vice President Marco Rubio."Sound a little strange? 2012 Republican presidential hopeful (and early Florida frontrunner) Mitt Romney said he's thinking about making it happen, according to conservative Virginia blog Bearing Drift.
Courtesy of Erich KuhnkeFlorida Beach Soccer's Ben Astorga, a former member of the U.S. Beach Soccer National Team, got nine stitches in his face before the final match.We get it already -- the Heat lost. It was sad. But another team has been defending Miami's honor, and these guys actually won a ... More >>
Did you know that an ant can carry anywhere from ten to 50 times its own body weight? Just another reason why Bachaco's name is awesome. Besides the word being fun to say. For those that don't know, this local Latin-reggae fusion band derives is name from a Venezuelan leaf-cutter ant. And lik ... More >>
Red areas indicate land that could be lost by 2100. Yellow areas indicate land that could be lost if sea level rise by six meters.Miami Beach will mostly be underwater in less than 90 years according to a new report out of the University of Arizona. The new reports suggest that by 2100 more than ... More >>
We Miami residents are damned lucky. We have a killer local music scene just bursting at the seams with ultra-talented groups that draw on the wellspring of myriad influences that come from being a melting pot. There's a whole movement of bands here in Miami that meld sounds as far-reaching as ... More >>
Local rapper/songwriter/DJ LMJ isn't afraid of hip-hop orthodoxy, something that's clear right down to his choice of footwear. Can you imagine any of your run-of-the-mill, testosterone-fueled street dudes proudly rocking these Adidas JS Wings sneakers by Jeremy Scott? No, and that's a clue to t ... More >>
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors |Hip Hop Rally Machine |Hip Hop Honors Video Despite the theme of our earlier post about last night's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show, the entire thing was not, in fact, about Miami. Atlanta, Virginia Beach, New Orleans, and Houston all got their due as well, represented by arti ... More >>
Pharrell Williams is happy to be just one of the band again.
"How do you reconcile Thorp's catty comments with the original glowing review?"
It's Prince Mongo's planet. We only live on it.
The man who changed skateboarding forever skates in Hollywood -- Florida,
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of hip-hopness
Corruption investigators are delving into the county commissioner's every financial nook and political cranny
The Family Reunion and Historic Tree Planting
Pay a visit to Overtown's New Jack complex, where drug dealers rule, kids play in sewage, and multimillionaire owner Garth Reeves makes excuses
Witnesses to the segregated history of Virginia Beach tell a sorry but inspiring tale
The true story behind the beach erosion explosion is politics as usual
David Ruffner got the tatoo, but his old man is the one who's really needled
So you want to swim with the dolphins? Be prepared for two things: An argument from activists and a chance that the dolphins will make contact -- serious contact.
Citing Christian propriety, two Metro-Dade lifeguards refuse to work the nude beach at Haulover