David Kennedy, a 74-year-old retired property manager who moved to Miami 38 years ago from Cuba, has lived in the same downtown public housing building for decades. So have many other residents of the Harry Cain Towers, at 490 NE Second Ave., and they weren't asking to leave. But Miami-Dade County ... More >>
Back in December, we here at Crossfade had a chat with Ben UFO about his Hessle Audio label's roots in the U.K.'s early underground dubstep scene. Well, David Kennedy (AKA Pearson Sound and Ramadanman) is another Hessle cofounder, not to mention the label's foremost producer. And he boasts a forwar ... More >>
Circa 2007, an obscure underground UK sound called dubstep erupted like a volcano. And it left behind a crater flooded with the molten elements of bass music that have since solidified into post-dubstep or future bass. These aren't so much distinct genres of music, as a generation of producers with ... More >>
A new group of lawyers is taking the side of Hialeah street vendors. The Institute for Justice is suing the city of Hialeah today on behalf of the mobile sales folk, saying the city's regulations are too tough. This is a little bizarre, considering you probably see more guys vendiendo todo in th ... More >>
London DJ-producer and Hessle Audio label chief Ramadanman (AKA David Kennedy) was schooled during dubstep's first wave and he has since become one of the most recognized names on the international scene.Last year's invitation to spearhead a new installment of Fabric's prestigious compilation ser ... More >>
Courtesy of Grill Master CafeThere's a reason why food truck operators update their Twitter feeds more often than Justin Bieber. The mobile food providers constantly have to find new places to post up. And they are using social networking to keep their customers updated on their whereabouts. The ... More >>
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