Last week, we here at Crossfade got five predictions for the biggest hits of Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival 2014 from none other than Pete Tong, BBC Radio 1 host and the world's chief electronic dance music tastemaker. And with EDM's biggest week coming up -- no ... More >>
Suit up for the second annual iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party and catch some rays at the world-famous, anything-but-subtle Fontainebleau Miami Beach. It's all going down this weekend. And because this wet 'n' wild bash is Clear Channel's baby, we'll be gettin' a poptastic lineup loaded with supers ... More >>
Hey, kids. In just two more days, print copies of New Times' 2013 Best of Miami issue will plop onto street corners, loaded with 330 winners across categories such as "Best Hot Dog," "Best Strip Club," and "Best Place to Go Stoned." But today, we here at Crossfade got a preview. And Miami's Best M ... More >>
Shakira is having a remarkably productive month. It's also been reproductive. Less than four weeks after being named the 40th most powerful woman on the planet and two-days removed from landing a spring coaching gig on NBC's The Voice, the Colombian pop star confirmed that she and boyfriend Gerard ... More >>
See also "Best Fourth of July 2012 Parties on South Beach." If you think that radio's only shortcomings are (1) the musicians aren't playing live for you and (2) the lack of heat mirages rising off a vast field of tanned European buttocks -- well, things are about to change for you, friend. On Jun ... More >>
Tim ElfrinkNorman Braman flexes his baller status.As the first week of early voting in the recall election of Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez and Commissioner Natacha Seijas winds down, we decided to take a peek at the latest campaign finance reports filed with the elections department. As expect ... More >>
Sarnoff, the city's biggest billboard backer, has taken thousands from advertising companies.Raise your hand if this sounds like what Miami needs: fourteen new glowing LED billboards along the highway demanding drivers in hi-def to buy Svedka Vodka, iPods and cut-rate car insurance. Oh, hi th ... More >>
Do your public duty! Complete the Radio Sucks poll now!Radio Sucks. And generally, you can thank corporate rock-dance-pop-rap-adult-contempo format formulas for the non-stop deluge of total crap. We salute Cox Radio, Clear Channel, and all the other stiff suits. Even so, we here at Crossfade we ... More >>
When the hip-hop and R&B station 103.5 The Beat flipped to 103.5 Super X this past May, many fans were left bewildered and utterly confused. Clear Channel claimed the switch was based on Miami's growing Hispanic market, but few bought the "cultural emergence" argument. Before the flip, South ... More >>
If you are a big fan of 103.5 The Beat and their hip-hop and R&B format, you may have noticed something different when you turned on the radio this afternoon. The Beat's yet another in a slew of stations to be taken over by Spanish radio. Now replaced by "103.5 Super X" as of noon today, they ... More >>
The family of a brain dead woman who had life support cut even though she may have been able to breath on her own is taking the case to court. [Herald]A water main break has flooded a Hialeah neighborhood, leaving a sink hole in the middle of the road and forcing evacuations. [Ju ... More >>
Let's say you're a smooth jazz lover who was away for the holidays and tuned into your favorite radio station Love 94 at exactly 4:10 p.m. today for the first time since Christmas hoping to hear the smooth, comforting sounds of Kenny G finally back on the airwaves after the station went bonkers for ... More >>
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