He didn't think it would happen -- a Grammy-winning R&B crooner dipping his toes into bachata. But when former Aventura frontman Romeo Santos asked Miami-based record producer Rico Love if he could set up a Usher collaboration for his debut solo record, a dream became a reality.
"To be honest, I [t ... More >>
Courtesy of Made CommunicationsAs Crossfade has chronicled the career of twentysomething, Miami-based songwriter Rico Love, his star has continued to rise. Last year saw major Billboard Hot 100 success for three songs he penned for Usher's "There Goes My Baby," Nelly's "Just a Dream," and Diddy D ... More >>
On Monday, we met Bobby Kent, former San Diego Chargers musical director, and the man who claims he's responsible for 'da da da da da da... CHARGE!' However on Wednesday, Tony Fox, director of the USC Trojan Marching Band, told us that former USC student Tommy Walker came up with the stadium ditt ... More >>
The plot just thickened in the saga of the stadium ditty that goes "Da da da da da da CHARGE!"
On Monday, we reported that South Florida musician Bobby Kent was suing for royalties for the anthem, which he copyrighted in 1980 and claimed was being used by stadiums around the country without his ... More >>
In 1978, Bobby Kent was the musical director for the San Diego Chargers football team when he composed a song he called "Stadium Doo Dads" or "Kent's Composition".
According to our new front-runner for best lawsuit of the year:
"The operative and most commonly known part of Kent's Compositi ... More >>
Expect Bachaco and sea of dancing bodies at MMF.No live music scene in Miami? You're wrong and the Miami Music Festival is here to prove it, incontrovertibly, with more than 400 performances across 45 stages from downtown to the Gables, from Groveside to South Beach, from Little Haiti to the Dist ... More >>
You may believe you're only just be getting acquainted with his name, but that's something he promises to change very soon. And in truth, Yeyo's been a lot closer than you may think for some time now, well within earshot, but just on the verge of something bigger. The Puerto Rican born rapper/pro ... More >>
Here are a few randomly selected recommendations among the many acts playing the Miami Music Festival. Visit MiamiMusicFestival.org for individual venue details. Many of these funky-named places you've never heard of are subdivisions of real venues, with made-up names just for festival purposes. Oth ... More >>