From jamming with funk forefathers to helping break New Jack Swing and cofounding legendary '90s R&B label LaFace Records with partner Antonio "L.A." Reid, the man known as Babyface has spent three decades creating and shaping pop music. Now 53, Kenneth Edmonds is working on a new album by Are ... More >>
The World Music Awards just got canceled. Only two days before the scheduled 2012 edition at Marlins Park, WMA organizers have nixed the show, blaming "visa issues" and -- absurdly -- the Newtown shooting. "We are sorry for any inconvenience," the official statement reads, "but this decision had t ... More >>
Got your "I Love JIG" tees? Well, looking deliver on their promise of an "an all the way live weekend," Jazz in the Gardens and mayor Oliver Gilbert have just added human "Stress Reliever" and pop-hop loverboy Ne-Yo as well as R&B diva Monica (AKA "Miss Thang") to JIG's 2013 lineup. Check the ... More >>
Worship with Cee Lo at SunFest.Read Crossfade's print feature on Taking Back Sunday at SunFest 2011. Throughout history, humans have worshipped the sun in strange ways, often involving mass orgy and human sacrifice. Our ancestors really knew how to party, huh? Well, yes ... But it's now the 2 ... More >>
More recent South Florida releases.
Holy Ghost Saturday, December 13, 2008 The Vagabond, Miami Better than: 100% of the godless ultra-commercial dance crap polluting the Beach. It's past midnight and I'm at the Vagabond sipping my whiskey straight and waiting for Holy Ghost! to start their DJ set in the main room. It's my ... More >>
Negro en Bicicleta (Floridita 1800 Records)
Eric Clapton hits the Hard Rock with Robert Randolph!
It's all in the stars.
Boney James finally gets his funk on
The Castro government is marketing music, and the whole world is buying. Except Miami.
The world's great thinkers agree: There's no band harder than Fishbone