Listen up, beat freaks. You don't have to wait till Friday to get your party on.
Nope. That's for our friends up north, who wish they lived in a city where the champagne is always flowing, the hard hitters come to party, and the uhntz-uhntz never stops.
We're in Miami, bitch. Now here are the six ... More >>
If you're looking for the ultimate dinner with a view experience, it's time to take your life savings out of your piggy bank and book a trip to a less tamer part of the world.A pop-up restaurant is being planned as part of a fundraising climb on Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro.The temporary restaurant ... More >>
Femi Kuti is a world-music master, a deep political thinker, and a true Nigerian patriot.
Just like his famous late father, Fela, the fearsome legend who pioneered an entirely fresh fusion of complex African rhythms and electrified Western sounds, invented the term Afrobeat, embodied Black Power, d ... More >>
The savage lands of Dade and Broward counties can be a wild place at times. The Chevy's roar like lions, and bass pounds from their trunks like a foot drop from an elephant.
Nigerian-American rapper Uzi was born and raised in South Florida. And all his life, he's had to answer questions about his f ... More >>
Forget the Bluth family banana stand, there's always money in the boxing ring.
Manny Pacquiao raked in a $26 million purse plus a heavy share of the pay-per-view profits in his loss against Timothy Bradley earlier this month, and Floyd "Money" Mayweather banked at least $32 million when he fought ... More >>
When Carolyn Modeste earned 30 months in prison a few weeks ago for stealing more than $200,000 from Miami Shores taxpayers, she nabbed a few hundred words in the Miami Herald and a quick mention on the afternoon news. But no one bothered to answer the real question: Why did the city's longtime comp ... More >>
See the video of Tupac Amaru Shakur's resurrection-slash-performance at Coachella; a six-point recap from Friday, April 13; and the top moments from Saturday, April 14 -- plus "Top Ten Awkward Coachella Dance Move GIFs."
Wow, that was fast! In a whirlwind of top-notch performances from legends and ... More >>
A little menu, maybe four inches by four inches, was left on my mailbox last week. It read, "Bocadillo Clandestino Lunch Menu" and had a Keith Haring-like drawing on the front that explained the process via images: sandwich, love, bicycle, happy people. Below it was useful information: "$10 Sandwich ... More >>
In 2012, the world is such a postmodern, postcolonial jungle that in order to make sense of anything you've got to be thinking globally.
Global economies, global trends, global crises. And global music. The collapse of cultural segregation -- thank the Internet -- has created some curious crossb ... More >>
When legendary Nigerian bandleader Fela Kuti toured the US in the '70s, he was blown away by the funk, soul, disco and other African-American music forms he heard here. So he took them with him back to Nigeria, threw them in the blender with some African dance highlife and traditional Yoruba music, ... More >>
Did you know that Young Money Cash Money Billionaire boss Lil Wayne isn't actually a billionaire?
Well, homie ... It's true. Despite squashing his $5.6-million beef with the IRS, slanging 1.92 million copies of Tha Carter IV in this totally shitty economy, ranking among Billboard's Top Artists f ... More >>
wikimedia commonsGeorge Weah, retired soccer star, lives near Miami and is running to be vice president of LiberiaSouth Florida is the adopted home of all types of international men and women of mystery: from Latin American strongmen to drug runners, movie stars to criminals on the lam. It's wher ... More >>
We're diggin' the jumpsuit.Sure, there are guys who dutifully follow in their father's footsteps. They might take on the family business, become scientists, doctors, or lawyers just like the old man. Or they might even take the deadbeat route and follow dad to the local Stop 'N' Shop for a fresh ... More >>
When it comes to hipsters, there's a very short list of sports about which they give even the tiniest shit. (This whole phenomenon can be linked back to the punk notion that jocks are nothing but incipient fascists.) Really, you can narrow it down to skateboarding, drug hunting, and soccer. Yeah, ... More >>
Poor Rolando Negrin. You remember him: The Miami International Airport screener who last month used his baton to beat a co-worker who had been habitually mocking the size of Negrin's penis after watching him test-run a full-body x-ray scanner.It's gotta suck to be made into a national p ... More >>
Jam Cruise is for the children tooBringing new relevance to the term "high seas," the ninth installment of Jam Cruise, the floating music festival, will kick off January 4, 2011 from Fort Lauderdale.Among the many acts promoting a positive groove for the five-day drift aboard the MSC Poesa to Roa ... More >>
How strong is God's Power? via Name of the Year blogCan God's Power dominate this bracket?Tough enough to take down both Hitler and Stalin? Tenacious enough to defeat the villainous X'Zavier Bloodsaw? Brave enough to destroy Dr. Speedy Nutz?
America will soon find out. Miami may not have an ... More >>
DJ Le SpamThe 11th Annual Afro Roots World Music Festival is upon us once again, party people. It's an annual celebration of world music that has consistently gathered talented musicians from Africa, North and South America and the Caribbean to our sunny shores for the past ten years in ... More >>