What else is there to say about Lil Terrio? Back in April, the 7-year-old Vine star filmed his debut music video outside of Grand Central Station in Miami. Since "Ooh Kill 'Em" dropped, the kid's social cache has escalated dramatically. His upcoming album reportedly has features by Young Jeezy, Soul ... More >>
Hip-hop has been changing the world of music since the Last Poets dropped their debut album in 1970. By nature, the peripheral evolution is a signal sent from the depths of the underground, representing a heartbeat that drives the creative genius behind the genre. The wavelengths, at their p ... More >>
Flickr user: BryanSerenyDon't look too closely, Miami. The condo market is booming!Reading the Miami Herald headlines Thursday morning, you might have had a Marty McFly moment and thought you woke up in 2015. "Downtown Miami condos filling up fast, report says," one blared.Huh? Isn't Miami the cente ... More >>
If you read Crossfade or New Times at all, you'll know that John Hood is a regular contributor (and a regular man-about-town). But long ago, before I was his "boss" (although nobody is really the Hood's boss), I happened upon one of his Thug Sinatra evenings, then at the old Harrison's steak restau ... More >>
The Hustle Holicz are the Dade County group behind the streets-to-radio hit "I'm So Throwed." The song has a great ad lib and you'll find it hard to get it out of your head. It's a sound effect that sounds like a cross between Master P's "uuhhhh," Lil Jon's "Yeeeeaayah" and Young Jeezy's "Yeeah," ... More >>
The best local albums of 2008
To hell with the economy! South Florida's lawless exotic-rental-car industry keeps rolling.
Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak (Roc-A-Fella)Despite what's been written, Kanye West's new style on his fourth album 808s & Heartbreak -- which incorporates "tribal"-style drum machines and auto-tuned vocals - doesn't sound especially shocking to the ears. Immediately satisfying singles like ... More >>
Our 2007 listening party with Vanilla Ice, Davy Jones, and Al Franken
The price, the perspiration, and the inspired impracticality of pimpin' a ride.
The Art of Moving Butts brings cool-cat underground to downtown Lauderdale.
Talib Kweli brings hip-hop back to the front lines