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  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Natalia Jimenez on Feminism and Latin Music: "We're Gonna Push More Than Men"

    From singing and playing her guitar on the streets and in the subway stations of Madrid to Grammy-winning success, Natalia Jiménez has been living the dream. "It was pretty cool when you're 15 and you've got nothing to lose," laughs Jiménez as she recalls her teenage metro days. "I would just go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Billboard Latin 2014's Winners

    Felicidades to Marc Anthony. Last night, the Nuyorican superstar stocked up on Billboard Latins, winning ten crystal statuettes, including Artist of the Year and Hot Latin Song, Digital Song, and Latin Airplay Song of the Year for his salsa scorcher "Vivir Mi Vida," Other notable premios recipient ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Yandel at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach

    One day, you're part of the most successful pair of Extraterrestres in reggaeton, taking home a collection of Billboard Latin Awards, selling 500,000 albums, and getting millions of hits on Youtube. The next day, you wake up, realize you're one hot papi, and think to yourself, "Why don't I make some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    50 Things You Only See at Calle Ocho

    Calle Ocho. The only time of the year when all of Miami's papi chulos y chongas interesting characters (two million, to be exact) gather en masse along a 19-block stretch in the heart of Little Havana. Sure, every year's fest brings about its own surprises, but there are some things we can always e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Trina Threatened With Lawsuit For No-Show Concert in St. Louis

    Nah you don't know nann ho, who cancel a show like me, who cost a hefty fee and will walk away with all your money. That's the accusation being flung at our girl Trina over a no-show in St. Louis last Saturday. According to a promoter, the Baddest Bitch had agreed to play a set at the Imperial Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Billboard Latin Music Awards: The Winners and Losers

    Three hours. Three long hours of fake tears, fake tits, and fake singing. It's the nonsense that we sit through so that you don't have to. Admit it, you didn't watch last night's Billboard Latin Music Awards on Telemundo, that's why you're reading this recap. Instead, you spent the evening watchin ... More >>

  • Music

    October 13, 2011
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    July 22, 2011

    Premios Juventud 2011 Winners

    Pitbull is a winner!​We here at Crossfade spent a sleepless night obsessively stalking all our favorite Latin pop stars via Twitter, Twitpic, Facebook, YouTube and other interwebby means. Why? Yesterday was día de Premios Juventud! And even though we were pretty busy trolling the depths of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Full Event Schedule for Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference 2011

    Pitbull's gonna drop it on the floor at the Billboard Latin Awards.​We're now officially entering the final week of the Last Chance registration phase for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference. The absolute deadline is April 25. So all you wannnabe música Latina superstars and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    2010 Latin Grammy Awards: Crossfade Cashes in Its Chips on Winning Picks

    guavaberry.netLast night's big winner, Juan Luis Guerra​The awards are over. My hotel room is trashed. There's debris everywhere -- cigarette butts and cigar nubsand shards of glass from countless broken bottles. There's a strange mustard mural painted -- now dried -- on the mirror, and ... More >>

  • News

    May 28, 2009
  • Music

    October 23, 2008

    Cool Credos

    We offer the presidential contenders our own picks for theme songs.

  • Music

    October 16, 2008

    Hip-Hop Fame at South Florida Strip Clubs

    Local rappers know the road to stardom is through the champagne room.

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    Last Night: Jay-Z at Bayfront Park

    Logan Fazio Jay-Z came out to support Barack Obama at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami Sunday night. Click here to view the full slideshow. Jay-Z Monday October 6, 2008 Bayfront Park Ampitheatre, Miami Better Than: A McCain-sponsored get-out-the-vote concert. No offense, Daddy Yankee. Jay-Z kicked ... More >>

  • Music

    June 26, 2008

    Shooting Stars

    Wisin & Yandel aim for crossover staying power.

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Hangin' with Henrietta

    A lady describes the Beach's, um, trans-formation.

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    Fortunate Son?

    Ky-mani is the unique Marley

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Bigg Dreams

    Young quartet Bottom of da Map and manager/producer Bigg D hope to create a new Miami sound

  • Music

    June 14, 2007


    Maybe 2007 will be their year

  • Music

    March 8, 2007

    A Sort of Homecoming

    Reggaeton artist Lashy is back in Miami for Calle Ocho

  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Immigrant Song

    With his politically charged sophomore effort, El Mariel, Miami homeboy Pitbull bites back

  • Music

    October 12, 2006

    Return of the King

    Tego Caldern hasn't got time for a crossover

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Nonapparent Servitude

    A splashy new eatery north of downtown, then reggaeton on Lincoln Road

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Trilling You Softly

    "I think one always carries their own music inside"

  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Latin-Urban Ambassador

    DJ Frankie Needles takes on the airwaves

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    The Language of the Streets

    Miami Latin hip-hop negotiates its past with its present

  • News

    October 20, 2005
  • Music

    September 1, 2005
  • Music

    August 11, 2005
  • News

    July 7, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of July 7, 2005

    Heavy-handed cops, heavy-hearted drag queens, heavy-walleted hip-hoppers

  • News

    April 28, 2005

    The Bitch

    Obitchuary Column

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Reggaetón Royalty

    Ivy Queen stands out among a sea of rude boys