The Book Of Luke, a drama about Miami rap group 2 Live Crew and its leader Luther Campbell, whose parody of Roy Orbison’s “Oh Pretty Woman” was the center of a victorious Supreme Court case that paved the way for fair use sampling for music judged to be parody. Mike Epps is among the executive […]

Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell may not rock with the 2 Live Crew anymore, but he’s definitely live with the Tom Joyner Morning Show in Miami…

With the Miami Heat losing their bid for a third straight NBA title and their star player LeBron James opting out of the final year…

Raunchy rap icon Luther Campbell offers a damning assessment of the leading Republican presidential nominees in a recent column for the Miami New Times. The former 2 Live Crew frontman writes that he’s dismayed at today’s candidates from the party of Abraham Lincoln, a party that he says once “stood up for African-Americans.” RELATED: Is […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals 56 Forsyth Street, NW, Atlanta, GA When: 5/8/1992 What: After two years of countersuits and trials, the Eleventh Federal Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a previous ruling that 2 Live Crew’s As Nasty As They Wanna Be was obscene and sale of […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Early office of Luke Skyywalker Records. 1205 N.W. 54 St.Liberty City, Miami, Fl 33142 When: 1986 What: Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell launched the independent Luke Skyywalker Records (eventually changed to Luke Records after a George Lucas lawsuit) which finds great success as the recording home to acts […]

As former rapper Luke Campbell continues on his campaign to become the mayor of Miami, he is unwittingly coming up against cultural tides that will affect the political future of all African-Americans. A recent mayoral debate for candidates in the Miami race was held at the publicly-funded Florida International University — but it was restricted […]

BE FRIENDS WITH FIRST LADY ON FACEBOOK OR FOLLOW HER ON TWITTER Just when I thought my day couldn’t get anymore interesting, former front man for the  group 2 Live Crew, turned football coach, Luther Campbell, has decided to run for mayor. That’s right you read it correctly. Luther Campbell is considering making a serious […]