Each year 'round the holidays, Crossfade readies itself to receive an influx of letters from Miami-Dade County hip-hop heads asking the one question that plagues rap fans around the country: What should we stuff our favorite rapper's stocking with this year? Well, rather than replying to each let ... More >>
It's Christmas time! Yeah, we're all fucking excited. Or excited about fucking. We're not sure what it is about the holiday spirit, but all that humbuggery really gets our gifts ready for the ho-ing. We stockpiled our apartment with mistletoe, and we're not going to stop ordering takeout till we ge ... More >>
Only boring people spend the season singing silly songs in the company of loved ones while getting stuffed full of fruitcake, sucking back Manischewitz, and forging lovely lasting memories. So be cool like Crossfade. Go get so wasted that you forget it's Christmas! Uhntz-uhntz with the Matzo crowd! ... More >>
DMX's first two records, It's Dark and Hell Is Hot and Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood, were released in 1998, the same year Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google. But if you ask the "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" rapper to Google Google on a laptop, his knees get weak and he starts to ... More >>
There's just 20 days left until Jesus puts on his red fat suit, dyes his beard white, and drinks a bottle of vodka in an effort to rosy his inexplicably anglicized, middle-eastern cheeks before delivering presents under the guise of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. Per usual, a flying reindeer named ... More >>
You've probably never heard of J. Fred Coots, but damned if his ditty hasn't been blowing up your car radio for the past month. Way back in 1934, Coots co-wrote a little tune called "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" -- a track that cracks the ten most played songs worldwide almost every year and ha ... More >>
Jack White clowning 'round with ICP's Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope.Sure, we here at Crossfade were fully aware that White Stripes, Raconteurs, and Dead Weather mastermind Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis) was a proud son of the Motor City. But we never expected that he'd come crawling out of ... More >>
Kermit says: "Cox Radio killed 93 Rock for Christmas!"The suits at Cox Radio finally replied! Read what they had to say about killing 93 Rock for Christmas. (Then take Crossfade's 93 Rock "Radio Sucks" poll.) Whenever Crossfade wants to flood the interior of our automobiles with a non-stop stream ... More >>
Michael Jackson dies and all of a sudden he's the greatest entertainer of all time. Not so fast. MJ made three great albums, invented the moonwalk and, well.... Let us take another look at the performers who have truly proved most thrilling over the years.1. Elvis Presley Michael Jackson may have du ... More >>
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Geeky, freaky teen virgins attempt to get knocked up in Superbad, produced by guess who?
Sisters of Swing trumpets the lives and songs of the Andrews Sisters
Radio man and author gives a shout-out to the classics
A former Del Fuegos dares to make interesting music for kids for Miami Light
An addict falls off the Kendall Karaoke and into a vat of Vanilla
Seeing America from a passenger train was inspiring
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Old Fontainebleu fave Sammy Davis, Jr.
There are plenty of wonderful places to spend the holiday season in South Florida. As the author explains, the Stockade isn't one of them.
During the Forties and Fifties, Mel Richard fought organized crime's incursion into Miami Beach. He's still crusading.
A tale of Seminoles in canoes, little plastic men with parachutes, Connie Chung, a twenty-foot-tall high-heel shoe -- and Big Fish