Boyz II Men have announced a Miami stop on their latest tour, along with fellow 90s smooth-crooner Keith Sweat and gangsta diva Faith Evans. And Crossfade anticipates the concert will be a top-shelf seminar in panty droppin'. Yeah, yeah, yeah ... Boyz II Men can sing. They broke Billboard records h ... More >>
MTV Britney Madonna = BarfThe performances for the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards have been announced. And Crossfade is not impressed. Last week, when we broke down why the upcoming VMAs is a steaming hot turd, we already knew Lil Wayne would be on board, and would likely be performing his wet ... More >>
Soul Clap: hungry for the vinylIt seems like only a few years ago that the international EDM scene was in some sort of minimal techno dark age. The sounds were cool and slick and oh-so-Berlinesque, but they just weren't very fun. Fast-forward to 2011 and Boston's Soul Clap have helped kick-star ... More >>
photo by Anthony MendoliaDespite forecasts of economic and music industry gloom and doom, for the talented and lucky the good times still roll. So it went that last night's launch for songwriter/producer Rico Love's new label, Division 1, was a relaxed but still definitely upscale affair. ... More >>
A couple of months ago, British electro-indie-art-rock-retro-pop guy Dan Black made his first trip to Miami to play Dirty Hairy at LIV. (Check out a video here.) That night, he sat down with the New Times to talk about emerging music genres, ex-bandmates, copyright squabbles with the bride of B.I ... More >>
Finally, the movie on Notorious B.I.G. hits theaters today and it seems that the anticipation for the film's release is running high. Notorious actors have been hitting the talk show circuit, Lil' Kim is up in arms about how she was portrayed, Diddy is being all dramatic on YouTube, and people are ... More >>
Notorious B.I.G., made B.L.A.N.D.
She's landed four Grammy nominations, seven number-one singles, and two platinum-selling albums, all in only three years. Thus, it's safe to say Keyshia Cole deserves a place in that illustrious echelon of female artists known as Divas, though she may not realize it yet. But not the "get me my Evian ... More >>
The Rock the Bells tour brings a dream cast of hip-hop heroes, just for one day
Be aurally adventuresome
Resilient chanteuse Faith Evans is coming to town, but don't test her!
Songstress Amerie and producer Rich Harrison are reinventing the art of R&B
The First Lady Capitol
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Craig David takes two-steps across the ocean to save your nu-soul
July 15 - 21, 1999