Everyone's 'bout to get long-weekend wild.
It's almost Memorial Day in Miami. There are way too many megaclub and nudie bar parties. But "yeah, yeah, uh," we're still gonna attend 'em all.
As Mr. Trinidad says: "Got new shoes, got new clothes ... We got bad bitches and a ton of brew."
It's work ... More >>
Each and every year, we here at Crossfade spend Memorial Day honoring those brave men and women who've sacrifices their lives in service and defense of these United States of America.
Then the sun goes down. The bricks of dolla dolla bills come out. And we hit up our favorite titty bars (namely Ki ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke responds to a BET columnist's criticisms.
Two days ago, Cord Jefferson, a young columnist for BET Networks looking to build a name ... More >>
Before Luther Campbell was Uncle Luke, he was Luke Skyywalker. But George Lucas sued him for violating copyright. And that's how the nasty boy went from car wars to Star Wars.
The Lucas lawsuit was just the beginning of his infamy. Soon, Miami bass became the trunk rattle heard 'round the world. I ... More >>
Unknown gunmen blasted at the Bawse. And he crashed his Rolls.
As Crossfade already noted, Rick Ross celebrated his birthday last night at South Beach nightlub LIV and then he took the party to Fort Lauderdale's Floridian Restaurant, where he became the target of an apparent assassination attempt.
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He was asking for a "big booty ho" on his birthday, but we're pretty positive that 2 Chaniz wrote Santa for a couple of "dem strippers" this Christmas.
The lucky bastard just booked a gig at New Time's favorite strip club, King of Diamonds.
Hip-hop's explicitly heterosexual equivalent of disco's ... More >>
When Miami throws an end-of-year blowout, it's guaranteed that everyone is going home broke. And drunk. And accompanied by some creepy-sexy stranger who'll ask for money in the morning.
So if you wanna wake up in 2013 with empty pockets, a booze-damaged brain, and a bed full of hot mess, check out ... More >>
Has anyone seen Molly?
Have you checked the strip clubs or the mean streets of the inner city? Have you asked around the Louis store? Have you checked ATL, MIA, and NYC?
It used to be that wide-eyed and sweaty raver kids ruled the molly scene. And basically, they still do. But over the past coupl ... More >>
Holy shit! Drake is another year older today. So no longer can we say he's "25 sitting on 25 mil."
Although, if his lyrical content is any indication, he's already stacked enough paper to match his new age and then some.
Like, seriously, this guy is the king of self-hatred-meets-braggadocio. At a ... More >>
Somebody isn't paying the piper, and he's getting on MTV and bitching about it on red carpets.
French Montana's big pool party hit "Pop That," featuring verses from Miami resident rappers Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, and Drake, seems to owe a lot of its success to a well-chopped sample from Uncle Luke's " ... More >>
He's perhaps the most unrecognizable face in modern R&B, often photographed while hiding amid dark shadows.
But Abel "The Weeknd" Tesfaye's music is anything but unfamiliar, especially if you've stumbled across a indie music blog over the past year.
With three mixtapes, a co-headlining spot ... More >>
Poe Boy Music Group, the label that
brought you hardcore Miami rappers Brisco and Billy Blu, is getting
into EDM with Kulture Shock, a dance-pop group
made up of three very good-looking model-type singers named Jase,
City Boi, and Stephanie Lecor.
In recent weeks, Poe Boy has been
heavily promoting ... More >>
Shit is poppin' and it ain't no Redenbacher.
French Montana is back with another boobie-shaking music video featuring Drake, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, and one sick-ass 2 Live Crew sample.
In true Miami pool party fashion, there's plenty of near-nude bitches, squirt-gun violence, product placement, and ... More >>
See the full 51-photo slideshow from Best of the Best 2012.
Best of the Best 2012
With Fabolous, Meek Mill, French Montana, Fat Joe, 2 Chainz, Ace Hood, and others
Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park, Miami
Sunday, May 28, 2012
Better Than: If you know what this was better than, "MAKE SOME NOIII ... More >>
See also "Memorial Day 2012: Six Best Electronic Music Parties Around Miami."
The Beach is about to get flooded, son.
At this very moment, there are 250,000 rappers, DJs, celebs, porn stars, strippers, and regular people packing the Hummer full of champagne, cash money, and 12 changes of clothes. ... More >>
You might not know the name Mr. Vegas. But if you've been within earshot of a dancehall DJ in the last 15 years, you've heard his music.
little acknowledged in the broader music world, the singer is a Jamaican icon thanks to "Heads High," "Hot Wuk," "Bruk
it Down," and other hits known fo ... More >>
DJ Khaled and French Montana
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Better Than: We want to say anything, because "We da best!" and all. But we would have much preferred to see Khaled do work.
Yeah, Memorial Day weekend is upon us. And last night, we were all pumped up and ready to pop bottles at Came ... More >>
See also "Best of the Best 2012: A Five-Part Guide" -- plus "Memorial Day 2012: Fifteen Best Rap Parties in Miami and South Beach."
He's socially conscious, believes Mitt Romney doesn't stand a chance against Barack Obama in the general election, and would totally buy Facebook stock despite its sl ... More >>
Since the mid-'90s, Miami Beach has welcomed some of hip-hop's biggest names during Memorial Day Weekend for an alcohol-fueled, four-day throwdown, commonly referred to as Urban Beach Week.
It began as a South Beach fashion event and eventually became an intercity celebration of black culture, com ... More >>
It took six mixtapes, a fake Cuban accent, and a sizzurp high before Future landed a record deal with Epic. Now the Atlanta-based rapper is one of the Dirty South's most promising artists.
"I'm just coming out, but if you go anywhere in the South," he says, "I get that love and respect like I have ... More >>
Nearly a million people have seen Iggy Azalea's "Pu$$y." About 4,000 really liked it. But it left a sour taste in about 770 others' mouths.
"No words," says YouTube user Serbsaint. "I hope she dies from bleeding of the asshole." Meanwhile, non-fan Slimjim90tj quips, "I bet those beef curtains flap ... More >>
Bro, what a mission!
We just moved into a new place outside the city limits y los vesinos are already starting to piss us off. They've got three huge dogs, one of which insists on barking super early in the morning while the other two stare us down through a crack in the wooden fence.
We're l ... More >>