He's known as Mr. 305, Mr. Worldwide, and Dat Lil Chico ... But a diva, he is not.
However, Pitbull is teaming up with VH1 Divas to help raise money for the network's Save the Music Foundation, as well as pay tribute to two of music's biggest deceased divas, Whitney Houston and Donna Summer.
The ... More >>
Yo, what is going on with Dr. Dre? We're worried about him.
He's exhibiting some strange behavior; even his closest friends seem to think he might be losing it. He's almost never seen or heard from, just holed up inside his California studio, in his epic castle-mansion, making beats and headphones ... More >>
Much like phony-baloney award shows or boring-as-shit overpriced music festivals, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is -- generally speaking -- a big bunch of bullshit. Or as the Sex Pistols would say, "a piss stain."
Look, we're totally stoked that Kraftwerk, N.W.A., and Public Enemy might finally go ... More >>
Even though 2006 inductees Johnny Rotten and the Sex Pistols might think the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is "a piss stain" that charges too much for dinner and a gala, there are plenty of "music industry people" (i.e. not gaping A-holes) who'd be happy to grab a decent dinner while basking in the glo ... More >>
Workers of the world, unite!
And while you're at it, would ya mind bringing along some tunes?
You know the old saying: "Whistle while you work."
After the jump, check out Crossfade's top ten songs about grindin', hustlin' and fighting for your right to be properly compensated.
When Whitney Houston died, we were "So Emotional." And when Donna Summer danced her "Last Dance" a few months later, we went into full breakdown mode, eating nothing but the leftover crumbs in our beard and salty teardrops.
It was tough, still is. But that's life. The (drag) show must go on. And n ... More >>
Any disco music lover has probably heard of Horse Meat Disco, the London collective made up by promoters and DJs James Hillard, Severino, Luke Howard and Jim Stanton. Together they go around the world reintroducing audiences to the somewhat forgotten genre. What started at London's Eagle nightclub h ... More >>
Robin Gibb, one of the co-founding brothers of British pop band Bee Gees and the voice behind disco megahit "Stayin' Alive," died yesterday in London after a two-year battle with cancer, according to his official website. He was 62.
"Sunday 20 May, 2012 at 10:46 pm: The family of Robin Gibb, of the ... More >>
Disco is dead.
Sure, this boogie music is experiencing a popular resurgence. But the woman whose voice characterized a movement and influenced artists like Duran Duran and David Bowie has sadly passed away.
Donna Summer, queen of disco, was 63. She died this morning, here in Florida, after a battl ... More >>
See the full 40-photo Cut Copy at Grand Central slideshow.
Cut CopyWith Midnight Magic and Washed OutGrand Central, MiamiThursday, September 29, 2011
Better Than: Seeing them at Ultra 2011.
It's pretty surprising that Cut Copy has never performed in Miami outside of Winter Music Conference and ... More >>
Electronic dance music has splintered off into countless genres and sub-genres over the decades, almost to the point of absurdity. But if there's one consensus among most EDM fans, whether they're self-proclaimed house heads, techno heads, or electro heads, it's that Morgan Geist rules the school ... More >>
Aphex Twin, if you're reading this, please come to Miami!WMC
and Ultra Week have come and gone.
There were mind-blowingly awesome DJ lineups and there were majorly overrated ones. Sure, March has never disappointed. But there's no denying how bloated and commercial certain chunks of the EDM in ... More >>
via ultranate.comEarlier this week as she prepped for her Wednesday night appearance at the Clevelander's House You! party, Crossfade and fierce deep house diva Ultra Naté discussed Winter Music Conference and the ongoing evolution of house. And now she's back for another gig and another discuss ... More >>
Photo by Michael MaryanoffLittle Louie VegaThe Vagabond, MiamiNovember 28, 2009 Better Than: Any other house music night in South Florida. The Review: By now we all know the story: Louie Vega was born into a world of music. His uncle was the great salsa singer Héctor Lavoe, and his ... More >>
Click here to read Crossfade's Q&A with Judy Torres, here for the Q&A with David from Nice & Wild, and here for the Q&A with Johnny O.Rockell's "In a Dream" came out a decade after the initial freestyle wave. It was the only new Freestyle song on the radio in 1997, and it instantly ... More >>