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WATCH: Janelle Monae Talks Sex Appeal In Miami

| Posted 09.12.2013 | Miami

By Peter Bailey It's ok to be yourself. At least that's what Janelle Monae would like you to comes to terms with. "I discover new things abou...

Cris Cab Talks Mentor Pharrell Williams (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Vanessa Martin | Posted 08.23.2013 | Miami

Miami's Cris Cab may be only 20 years young, but the talented singer-songwriter shouldn't be confused for another attention-seeking heartthrob of his ...

What We Do More Than Any Other Major U.S. City

Posted 06.26.2013 | Miami

Tuesday Amazon.com released their Cities That Rock list, ranking 100 major U.S. cities by MP3, CD and vinyl record sales. The diverse metropolitan ...

My Miami: Björk Meets Celia Cruz

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 01.25.2013 | Miami

If neon light magically shifted form to become music, it would sounds like Afrobeta -- Miami's infectious electro pop duo Christy "Cuci" Amador and To...

Raffa And Rainer: 'Miami is... Hot, Sweaty, Magic'

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 06.14.2012 | Miami

In one version of Miami, blinged-out social climbers cruise down Ocean Drive in their convertible Audis, blasting Flo Rida. In the other Miami, boo...

Lolo On How Miami Is A "Semi-Secret Oasis Of Awesome"

Posted 04.23.2012 | Miami

Miami needs about 100 more Lauren Reskins if it's going to stop losing its ambitious, young, and talented to Los Angeles, Portland, and Brooklyn. G...

WATCH: Jacuzzi Boys 'Glazin' All Over Europe

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 04.23.2012 | Miami

Europe is currently getting schooled on the sonic interpretation of the Everglades and Dadeland Mall by none other than Miami's trio of acclaimed gara...

20 Landmark Miami-Made Songs, From Maggotron To Millionyoung

Posted 04.11.2012 | Miami

For the newly arrived who assume Miami's cultural contributions amount to overpriced drinks and stupid criminals, we'll have you know our city's chang...

WATCH: Otto Tells 'Chongas' How To Keep 'It' Clean

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 04.23.2012 | Miami

In 1994, DJ Laz piloted a flight into booty music with his track, "Journey into Bass": With a hyped-up sound that's kicking, the kind of bass that get...

Otto Von Schirach On His 'Miami Bass Booty Drop Top Weirdo Waltz'

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 11.26.2012 | Miami

Miami's actual sound machine is Otto Von Schirach, a self-described "half Cuban Native Indian half German Anunnaki wolf," who makes what he calls "Mia...

When Art Meets Music: Viking Funeral

Liz Tracy | Posted 01.29.2012 | Miami
Liz Tracy

Carlos Ascurra and Juan Gonzalez are much more popular as Viking Funeral than as Carlos Ascurra and Juan Gonzalez. It's not because they aren't impressively clever, interesting, talented dudes.