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    September 5, 2014

    Ten Best Spicy Dishes in Miami

    Some do like it hot. And in Miami, we're bringin' the heat for real. When we are not quoting Marilyn Monroe movie titles and Will Smith lyrics, we are stuffing our faces with a rainbow of hot peppers thrown into every cuisine imaginable. It doesn't help that our beloved sports team is named the Hea ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Ten Softest Rappers in the Game

    The mainstream rap game is servin' up so many soft rappers, we should stop calling them MCs and start calling them TCBYs. Have you listened to the hot 100 hip-hop charts lately? It's like a damn 16-year-old girl's mix tape in this mess. Someone must have let the dogs out, because all we see in the s ... More >>

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    June 13, 2014

    Miami's Five Best Afterhours Clubs

    The great Will Smith once famously sang: "Party in the city where the heat is on, all night on the beach till the break of dawn." Of course, he was singing about Miami, and we really do love to push the limits of decent bedtimes. Most clubs are content (read: legally obligated) to close at 5 a.m. ... More >>

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    December 16, 2013

    LeBron James and the Six Best NBA Rappers

    Rappers live the life. But deep down, they want to prove they can ball out on the court. In turn, almost every NBA player fancies himself an MC. And though few have had any semblance of crossover success, some of them aren't half bad. From our own King James to Metta World Peace, here are Crossfa ... More >>

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    November 28, 2013
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    June 7, 2013

    Miami's Seven Most Essential Rap Anthems

    With EDM and PLUR on eternal overdrive in Miami, it's easy to forget the city's real musical roots. Before Peace, Love, Unity, and Respect, there were big, booty, bitches. The Magic City boasts its fair share of rap anthems that molded Dade County into a mecca for rump-shaking club hits. And it's O ... More >>

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    April 4, 2013

    Beyonce and Jay-Z Are In Cuba Right Now

    Beyonce and Jay-Z are dangerously in love, and are apparently celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary possibly illegally. The two were spotted in Havana, Cuba, yesterday, which, you know, might be against U.S. law.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Holy Ship!! 2013: An Epic Three-Day Recap

    There were a lot of grim faces on Monday morning as the electro-loving masses emerged off the MSC Poesia (AKA the EDM party boat Holy Ship!!) and did a slow zombie shuffle through U.S. customs and back into the real world (AKA Fort Lauderdale). Here in the industrial port, the sky was overcast, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Art Basel on the Beach: Where to Eat on Lincoln Road

    Like a giant colorful bird, Art Basel swoops down upon our Miami and the beach for a glorious few days. Though the event is now scattered all over Miami-Dade, with satellite events and gallery shows, the focal point and heart of the show is at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Read also:- Art Basel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Tupac or Biggie? We Need More -- Not Less -- Info About Public Officials

    As Riptide reported yesterday, Barbara Jordan believes Miami-Dade public employees' salaries shouldn't be available online. She's even introduced a resolution to strip that info from the web.Maybe it was the county commissioner's commanding Aug. 14 re-election that emboldened her to make such a move ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    "Stuff Miami Heat Fans Say" Video Finally Exists

    Apparently, the "Shit ____ Say" video meme is still trudging along. Which means at this point in a meme's lifespan we wouldn't be drawing attention to any new entries unless they were pretty good. And this "Stuff Miami Heat Fans Say" video is pretty good.

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    March 2, 2012

    Mugshots Friday: The Scariest Dude To Ever Get Arrested For Sea Oat-Related Crime

    ​​Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Flute Salad's Sexxxy Dance Mix: A Soundtrack for Shaking Ass at Lester's Tonight

    ​It's Friday and we here at Crossfade wanna fuck. Er, we mean dance. And that's why we're humping over to Flute Salad at Lester's tonight. From 8 till 10 p.m., there'll be free drinks for the females. But don't get it twisted ... This little fuck dance party, hosted by County Grind music editor ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012
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    November 16, 2011

    Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne Tour in Miami, November 15

    Photo by Sayre Berman​See the full 25-photo Jay-Z and Kanye West at American Airlines Arena slideshow. Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne Tour American Airlines Arena Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Better Than: A motherfuckin' rap opera at Versailles, teleported to outer space. From the streets ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Danny Daze's "Your Everything" Is Seducing Soundsystems Everywhere (Video)

    Danny has got us in a daze.​Danny Daze started out like every Miami DJ: spinning at South Beach clubs and downtown joints, trying to earn a buck. But deep down, there was an electronic music artist waiting to come out. And now, whether it's under his own name, DiscoTech, or Señor Stereo, Daze s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Wiz Khalifa Broke Hip-Hop Code

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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 explains why Wiz Khalifa shouldn't settle for Kanye West's sloppy seconds.Wiz Khalifa needs to have his head examined. The b ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011
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    June 9, 2011
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    March 26, 2011

    House Legend MK Talks Studio Magic, Quincy Jones and Return to EDM

    ​When people speak of that classic '90s house sound, whether they know it or not, they're pretty much refering to the sound of seminal producer Marc Kinchen. His legendary dubs are the blueprint for today's transatlantic house: soulful yet brooding bass-heavy four-on-the-floor funk.MK's highly-cov ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011
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    January 14, 2011

    Mugshots Friday: The Clenchiest Jaw, AARP Kobe Bryant, and The Gehry 'Do

    ​Miami is a city of bubbles. We are currently in the midst of the Great Mugshot Bubble. One day, we'll sit down at our computer at 8 am on a Friday morning and find... nothing. Dimly-lit photos of regular-looking perps in prison scrubs. But while it lasts, let's do some reveling.

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Yet Another Survey Confirms MIA Is One of the Worst Airports in America

    In a city with an economy built around tourism and service, Miami International Airport is an embarrassing black eye. Let's put it this way: If Will Smith's "Welcome to Miami" were actually about the way most visitors are welcomed to Miami -- through the airport -- it would be a painful 37-minute ex ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010
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    October 12, 2010

    The U.S. Military Ready to Wage War on Outerspace Terrorists

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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 dissects the worldwide UFO conspiracy.A propaganda campaign to prepare us for the next big war is underway. But this time ... More >>

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    September 28, 2010

    One Party United Under Hip-Hop

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke starts a worldwide political movement.Around this time last year, undercover racist movement Take America Back began to take s ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010
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    July 12, 2010

    In Miami, Greed Is Good Again, and It's All Thanks to Evil Genius Pat Riley

    Terez Owens​For a city that made a mound of cocaine a must-have desktop accessory and likes its Brittos to match its Lamborghinis, this level of glossy athletic excess is only appropriate: Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and LeBron James, three of the best ballers in the NBA, all descending on Miami to b ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010
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    March 29, 2010

    Three Young Filmmakers Going Undercover as Homeless People Get Their Equipment Stolen

    This is the photo on the film project's Facebook page. Is it the three filmmakers in their undercover identities?Graduating from college sucks. Drawing penises on your friend's forehead is no longer socially acceptable, everything costs money, and potential employers regard your expensive dipl ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    May 28, 2009

    Miami Thinks It Can Indeed Dance

    Last night, So You Think You Can Dance? aired its Miami audition and, according to Popwrap, committed the cardinal sin of any TV show dropping by the city: playing Will Smith's "Welcome to Miami."I do not watch this program or know anything about dancing, so I'll point you to Popwrap, which has a n ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Sunburns and Vibrators: Highlights From The Aqua Girl Pool Party

    There's a tall tale about female lobsters -- one that's supposed to serve as a grim analogy for womankind. As it goes, two things happen when you're boiling a pot of live lobsters. (1) If the pot is full of males, they will scramble to form a ladder with their bodies and help one another escape. (2) ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    WMC 2009: Rum and Coke with a Squeeze of Drop the Lime at Bacardi B-Live Press Party

    Michelle SolomonA-Trak spinning at Bacardi B-Live.If you were one of the 300 "regular" folks, or the 150 or so "press" types who got invited to the Bacardi B-Live Press Pool Party on Tuesday night, say a hefty thank-you prayer to the God of Groove.Inside the basement Japanese restaurant, Fountainble ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    ¿Que Pasa, M.I.A.? Miami in Pop Culture

    Seeing Miami in a movie or a TV show or music video turns on my internal geek switch. I'm super excited to see the 305 represented on the screen, but I approach America's assessment of Miami like one of those guys that knows the names of the different kinds of robots in the movies about Star Wars.Ta ... More >>

  • Film

    May 22, 2008

    Summer Grows Up

    The season of big-budget bangs uses its brain.

  • Dining

    July 5, 2007

    Fame Game

    Chef Adrianne overachieves everywhere except the kitchen

  • Music

    December 16, 2004


    Weapons of Mass Destruction Sony Urban Music/Columbia

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    September 30, 2004


    Cruel, vapid, and unfunny, this Shark bites

  • Music

    September 9, 2004

    Lean Back

    Many searched for the summer banger, but only Fat Joe's Terror Squad claimed the prize

  • Film

    March 25, 2004

    Papa Tried

    Family man Smith goes soft in a story about a Girl

  • Music

    May 9, 2002


    Peru's biggest pop star is the latest cog in Miami's sound machine

  • Film

    December 27, 2001

    Clay Feet

    Ali lands a few solid blows, but sadly it's no knockout

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Saint Juke

    It's a wonderful life at Fox's

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