Face it, you have no idea what Cinco de Mayo is about. No, it's not Mexican Independence. But you know what? It doesn't really matter. We're just happy to have an excuse to drink all the tequila, Corona, and Dos Equis we want, and get the chance to shake our asses to some moombahton.
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"Retired marimbero" and Miami New Times columnist Pepe Billete doesn't know many specifics about the Battle of Puebla, Mexico's victorious May 5 mêlée against France during the Franco-Mexican War in 1862.
However, that isn't stopping the frisky felt puppet from hosting tremenda fiesta to commemor ... More >>
Miami should be all about moombahton.
You know you love lazy Latin rhythms, reggaeton swagger, booming bass, and killer house beats. And moombahton's got it all. It's loud, colorful, and sexy. Just like us!
Well, check it out -- Munchi, the young Dominican member of Diplo's Mad Decent crew, will b ... More >>
Moombah what? Moombahton!
We here at Crossfade have been geeking over this quirky style of tropical bass music all year. And locals like DJ-producer SomeJerk and the good folks at (((SHAKE))) are giving us plenty of reason to with their monthly Moombahton Over Miami party at the Vagabond.
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See the full 35-photo Hard Miami Moombahton Massive at Grand Central slideshow.
Hard Miami and Mad Decent's Moombahton Massive
With Diplo, Dillon Francis, Nadastrom, and others
Grand Central, Miami
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Better Than: Seven hours of reggaeton and sirens.
Back in the fall of ... More >>
Photo by Romain P. JamesGet Hard with Busy P and his bangers.Almost without question, Ultra Music Festival now dominates the American dance festival scene. But Los Angeles' Hard may be the next big event brand to rise to the top.
What started as a bunch of one-off West Coast events has become a ... More >>
Holy cold front, bro!
It was mad frigid this week, like 50-degrees. WTF, Mother Nature? C'mon, we live in Miami, not Antarctica.
So glad it's getting back to normal, socks and sandals-type weather. It couldn't happen at a better time.
As y'all know, it's President's Day Weekend. And even th ... More >>
"We're always trying to stir up Miami's musical melting pot," says prolific party promoter, Sweat Records manager, and bass music aficionado Jason Jimenez, talking about his now-institutional weekly hip-hop dance party Shake.
Along with his partners, a pair of rabid professional party animals kn ... More >>
Get intimate with Bromance Records' Brodinski and Gesaffelstein.What's a bromance?
Well, according to the t-shirts worn and tote bags toted by gentleman DJs Brodinski and Gesaffelstein, it's "a close but non-sexual relationship between two (or more) men, a form of homosocial intimacy."
And jus ... More >>
via SomejerkIf you've never heard of moombahton, then clearly you are not one of the Miami bass scene's cool kids, because that's all they've been raving about lately.
So what is moombahton? In order to understand this wacky new electronic dance music style, you have to go back to the fall of 20 ... More >>