"50 concerts, 50 states, one day" ...
Just a couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade announced that Bud Light Music First tour would be coming to Miami.
Other cities had already gotten their headliners, including Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady, for "Bud Light Music First's grand finale, 50/ ... More >>
On April 19, 2002, Alice in Chains lead singer Layne Staley's body was found in a Seattle apartment by his mom, dad, and city cops. According to the autopsy, he had OD-ed on a combination of heroin and cocaine approximately two weeks earlier.
Most grunge fans and rock observers assumed that Alice i ... More >>
See also "R. Kelly Cancels Love Letter Cruise."
Desperate to slow jam at sea with R. Kelly?
Sadly, your wettest dreams won't be coming true. Because Kells' ocean-bound R&B adventure, The Love Letter Cruise, was recently canceled.
But if you're down to dry hump on dry land, go meet Mr. Feelin' ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke explains how minorities rise up the ranks of the GOP.During her speech at
the National Republican Convention last week, former Secret ... More >>
See also "Stalley on His New EP, Mixtape and Album Plans" and "Stalley on Sharing Beard Picks with Rick Ross, Beating 2 Chainz in One-on-One"
Grand Central, Miami
Friday, June 22, 2012
Stalley's concert poster bragged of "Special Invited Guests" Rick Ross, Meek Mill and Wale, although we ... More >>
OK, Justin Bieber may be an uneducated twerp-derp who barely graduated high school. But damn, he's traveling all over the world and making more money every day than we'll ever see in our entire freaking lifetime.
And just to run this fact in our face, the Biebster brat just announced his Believe t ... More >>
This shouldn't be much of a surprise since our climate makes us a mosquito heaven, but Miami has been named America's fifth buggiest city. That's according to a survey compiled by OFF! insect repellent, who of course have a bit of a stake in deciding such things.
Can you handle The Whole Love? 'Cause Wilco's ready to give it to you.
Earlier today via wilcoworld.net, the Chicago alt-country crew announced its intention to lay the "Art of Almost" and "Standing O" on six cities across the Southeast U.S., including stops in states like Arkansas, Alabama, Mi ... More >>
Admittedly, we were nervous about Jacuzzi Boys' upcoming European tour. But we quickly changed our tone when Hardly Art assured us it'd be a land-based trek. Phew, what a relief.
European tours can be a real bummer. Shitty guides recklessly leading you into dangerously shallow waters, shoddy sa ... More >>
Looks like the Bawse should've stayed under doctor's supervision.
At approximately 12:55 p.m. this afternoon, a Delta flight carrying Rick Ross was grounded in Fort Lauderdale when the rapper suffering a seizure. He was immediately treated by EMT and taken to the hospital.
Less than four hours ... More >>
via facebook.com/turbofruitsJonas Stein is a very busy guy. Not only does his band Turbo Fruits tour regularly, but he's also co-organizing the Bruise Cruise, leaving from the Port of Miami this Friday.
The Nashvillian was first introduced to an international audience as the fresh-from-high-scho ... More >>
Steve SatterwhiteBernard Wright (center, standing) flanks coach Shakey Rodriguez during their FIU days.This news story will appear in Wednesday's issue of New Times. It includes reporting that was published last week on our news blog, and which was referenced without attribution in this weeke ... More >>
Photo by Jacob KatelHoward SimonAmerican Civil Liberties executive director Howard Simon took part in the last century's most significant freedom march with Dr. Martin Luther King. Then he was part of lawsuits that indicated our own government might have played a role in one of the civil rights m ... More >>
Photo by Alexandra KachaOnly this morning, Crossfade hyped the upcoming Crocodiles concert at downtown cool kid club Grand Central with a hyperactive blurb about the San Diego band's recent single "Kill Joe Arpaio" and the Arizona sheriff's angry, Twitter-driven counterattack.
This evening, thou ... More >>
NKOTB - so close, yet so farOh, this brings back memories of 1990, when New Kids tickets were impossible to get and the meanest girls in elementary school bragged when they could snag 'em. Tickets for NKOTB's 2009 comeback tour were easier to buy, and lawn tickets for their Cruzan Amphitheatre date ... More >>
What do you do when some morons criticize you in a news report? If you're the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, the top federal cop, the answer is easy: You blackball the news reporter