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 writes an open letter to the Bawse. Dear Rick Ross:As someone who survived several rap beefs, I'm going to give you some adv ... More >>
Long before the rapper Rick Ross allegedly started "selling dope straight off the iPhone," the drug dealer Ricky Donnell Ross, a man the Wall Street Journal called "a mastermind of the crack-cocaine trade," was pushing 100 kilos of Nicaraguan blow per day and building a $600 million criminal empire ... More >>
Surfer Blood is, like, superfamous.
The West Palm foursome has been almost singlehandedly spreading South Florida's indie rock message, playing every music festival imaginable, including SXSW, CMJ, and even ATP's Nightmare Before Christmas. In fact, this crew may be the hottest white-boy thang t ... More >>
For a semi-professional pothead, Nola spitta Curren$y is a surprisingly superproductive dude.
Over the last 27 months, he's somehow smoked endless amounts of kush while still finding the energy and personal motivation to drop five studio albums (2009's This Ain't No Mixtape and Jet Files, 2 ... More >>
Anger Lives! Miami Cuban hardcore represent.
These musical thugs have been beating up the pit for so many years that the first 13-year-old kid who moshed to their music now has grandkids. We're not saying the band is old, we're saying they're a classic. There's a difference.
A classic Miam ... More >>
We've talked non-stop about Sweatstock 2011 and all the bands playing tomorrow. But let's not forget, the reason Sweat Records is throwing this whole shindig is in celebration of Record Store Day -- and the store's anniversary.What's Record Store Day? In 2007, it started as a way to get people to ... More >>
Expect Bachaco and sea of dancing bodies at MMF.No live music scene in Miami? You're wrong and the Miami Music Festival is here to prove it, incontrovertibly, with more than 400 performances across 45 stages from downtown to the Gables, from Groveside to South Beach, from Little Haiti to the Dist ... More >>