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DJ Screw

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Travis Scott on Why "This Trill Ain't Just Gold Grills and Sippin' Lean"

    He growls. He flashes gold grills with fangs. He's Travi$ Scott. Signed to the production wing of Kanye West's GOOD Music, with credits on Cruel Summer and Yeezus, many consider this 22-year-old Houston rapper and studio pro to be 'Ye's protégé and possible heir. Now, more than a year after the ... More >>

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    July 9, 2013

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    Perhaps your ambitions as a party person are no loftier than gettin' crunk with all those club mofos in the SoBe VIP. Or maybe you just wanna do the "Banana Pop" with a couple of so-called Hungarian PornoStars. Of course, though, you could always be in the midst a soulful clubber's quest, chasing s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    oOoOO: "Music Is About Breaking Limits, Genre Imposes Them"

    How the hell do you pronounce oOoOO? Well, we here at Crossfade can't advise you there, because we totally forgot to ask Chris Dexter, the man behind the moniker, when we spoke to him this week. What we can tell you, is that he's not exactly thrilled about you calling his sound witch house. "It f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Five Real Trap (Rap) Songs

    The word "trap" has two meanings in the music world. Birthed in the early 2000s, it was bass-y, kick drum-ridden, synth hi-hat Southern hip-hop, all about the venue (a trap) for drug deals and the lifestyle of a bagman. Now, though, trap rap is often befuddled with the mechanical, schizy EDM spawn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Baauer (and "Harlem Shake") Coming to Grand Central Miami on May 18

    "Drink lots of water." That's just a lil' piece of practical Twitter advice from EDM meme megastar Baauer for any of y'all beat freaks planning to spend a whole night raving, raging, and "Harlem Shake"-ing. Especially when he arrives to "ey, ey, ey, ey, shake, ta, ta" at Grand Central on May 18. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Florida Banning Bongs! Ten Stoner Songs That Wouldn't Exits Without Water Pipes

    Last week, New Times reported on a bill in the Florida Senate that may criminalize bongs and other common marijuana paraphernalia sold everywhere, from smoke shops and record stores to an increasing number of gas stations. And then yesterday, we followed up with an emergency survival kit to help ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Rell the Soundbender "Ain't Coming Down," Gettin' High at EVE Miami on February 8

    Who is Rell the Soundbender? Ask the man himself and the answer's gonna be something like "I'm an NBA junkie, nerd, and part-time superhero." But homie's also a DJ-producer with Panamanian roots who was born in Virginia and ran the streets in the FLA. Since 2004, he's been doin' work as a studio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    Top 10 Civil Rights Anthems for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Martin Luther King Jr. loved South Florida. He visited the region many times throughout his career. He was a contemporary of some of Miami's most upstanding citizens, like Father Theodore Gibson of Overtown, as well as some of our most venerable party starters, like WMBM disc jockey Milton "Butterba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Trap Takes Over! Flosstradamus and DJ Sliink Run Shit at Grand Central Miami

    Sorry, Admiral Ackbar. It's too late for your warnings. The kids cannot escape. America's youth is addicted to the drug-dealing music. And they ain't fina stop twerkin' till they dead. Or in jail. OK, it's not that serious. But Friday's performance by Flosstradamus at Grand Central proved that tra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Weekend

    While the rest of the country has been putting on hoodies and celebrating the first cold-fronts of autumn, we've been down here slaving away through the endless summer of our SoFla lives. Isn't it time we got a little refreshment? Well, it's the beat-freakin' weekend. And we're about to have us som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Flosstradamus Brings Chicago Deep-Dish Electro to Grand Central on October 12

    Had Mannie Fresh heard womp-womp "from the amplifiers" instead of boom after "the truck went uh-uh" in "Still Fly," Big Tymers' Hood Rich would've been a completely different record 10 years ahead of its time. We're glad he didn't. Producing electro beats with enough swag to effortlessly pump thro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Gucci Mane Raps for Empty Porn Expo on South Beach: A 10-Photo Recap

    Gucci Mane is one of the greatest rappers of the past ten years. But his performance at the Sex on the Beach convention, witnessed by no more than 60 people, looked like a scene out of Spinal Tap, except instead of an outdated rock band in a bowling alley, the trap king played an empty porn expo on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    It's a Trap! An 11-Part History of Trap Music, From DJ Screw to Gucci Mane to Flosstradamus

    Trap music. It's superhuge right now with the cool kids and it's overrunning Soundcloud. Yet despite its growing popularity, a lot of people have one basic question ... What the fuck is trap? Because of recent EDM trends, many people would tell you it's the "new dubstep" or the "new moombahton." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Five Wackiest Electronic Music Genres You've Never Heard Of

    myspace.com/anamanaguchiAnamanaguchi is freaking us out!​The best thing about electronic music is its limitlessness. Having thrown aside the sonic limitations of rock's overdone guitar-bass-drums combo, synthesizer music can sound like virtually anything. And it does. Electronic music has spaw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Nine Years After DJ Uncle Al's Death, Miami's Hip-Hop Scene Remembers the Legend

    ​Even nine years after his horrific murder, DJ Uncle Al's name still rings heavy in the streets of Liberty City. In what was said to be a case of mistaken identity, Al's death on September 10, 2001 was overshadowed by the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Four years after th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    2007 Music Year in Review

    It's all in the stars.

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    August 23, 2007

    Lonesome Thugs

    A breakdown of UGK's Underground Kingz, possibly the most anticipated Southern rap album of the year

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    May 4, 2006

    Wall Unit

    One of Houston's most prominent rappers gets his mind correct

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    January 5, 2006

    8 Ball

    Almost Famous: Chopped and Screwed (8 Ways Entertainment)

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    January 5, 2006
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    December 29, 2005

    la Chart

    Use both hands and both ears to sample 2005's auditory offerings

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    September 2, 2004

    Built to Spill

    IDM's number one sound killer, Kid 606, loves to muck up the place

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    July 18, 2002

    Big Moe

    Purple World "Priority"

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