One of the perks of living in Miami are the non-stop, bottle-poppin', liquor flowin' parties on South Beach.
Not only do we have celebrity-status bashes every night of the week, there's a whole whack of 'em to choose from. It's no wonder they call this place the Magic City.
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April has just begun, and no doubt you fell for some embarrassing news clip about Daft Punk's album release being cancelled or a zombie apocalypse - wait, nevermind.
But rest assured that the good music in this post is not a lie, trick or gimmick. These incoming jazz musicians, pop-rock girls, Nirv ... More >>
Anything goes in the wild. Especially when there is beer involved.
An unlimited supply of more than 100 domestic, international, and microbrew beers, to be exact. And live appearances by Miami's own booty pioneer, a Grammy-winning hip-hop group, and Mr. 305 Inc.'s newest addition.
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It all begins with the contagious rhythm of the bongos. Bam! The music hits you like a grenade exploding in the middle of La Saguesera. Then the piano joins in. And at this point, you start involuntarily shaking your shoulders.
You try to stop, but then the band surges and thrusts, and you're out o ... More >>
Will JT and Jay-Z be hitting up the MIA?
Last week, after Timberlake admitted "[Jay and I] are definitely going to go on tour" while walking the Grammys' red carpet, we here at Crossfade insisted: "These two dapper dudes gotta make a stop in Miami, right?"
And it seems as though Justin and Mr. Car ... More >>
Dressed dapper in designer duds, a hungry Rick Ross walked the red carpet of the 55th annual Grammy Awards last night, eager to take a bite out of his competition and jump on a chartered flight back to Miami with a gold-plated gramophone under his arm for God Forgives, I Don't.
Unfortunately for t ... More >>
Rick Ross has may have a "Fuckin' Problem," but a drive-by shooting ain't one.
On the same day that Funkmaster Flex debuted the MMG Kingpin's "Fuckin' Problem" freestyle, Rozay was all smiles after leaving a Beverly Hills restaurant yesterday with his head held high and puffing on a fat stogie lik ... More >>
From Deadmau5 pissing off pretty much everyone with his hateful and decidedly hypocritical rants, to a clueless Paris Hilton jumping on the DJ bandwagon and crowning herself the new queen of house with disastrous results ...
Hard-working DJs across the underground scene are starting to feel like th ... More >>
Maybe you've never heard of Stryke, AKA Greg Chin. Admittedly, the local DJ-producer has been somewhat off the hype radar lately. But ask any true veteran of Miami house and techno, and they'll say Stryke is one of Dade County's foremost EDM innovators.
Since the mid-'90s, the Jamaican-born Chin ha ... More >>
What could RPGs, the Internet, Pitbull, Disney cartoons, the Grammys, and dirty Dutch house beats possibly have in common? Simply, 24-year-old Nick van de Wall, better known to Miami's party crowd as superstar DJ Afrojack.
The award-winning, chart-topping, Pitbull-collabing import from the Netherla ... More >>
You've gotta laugh at the Oscars red carpet sometimes. All the stars are out to make a big splash, but unlike the Grammys, none of them want to be too wacky. The Academy takes itself seriously (just ask Sasha Baron Cohen), and on the red carpet, its attendees do the same.Unfortunately, last night ... More >>
Photo by Bruno PostigoDavid Guetta might have changed the entire sound of commercial pop and Deadmau5 may have gotten legions of clubbers to don faux rodent heads. But there's no question that over the past year, the hottest name in electronic dance music is Skrillex, born Sonny Moore.
The pol ... More >>
Ke$ha totally freaked out in 2011.The past 365 days have been packed with some seriously questionable pop star looks. Sure, most of them have been perpetrated by Lady Gaga and whatever little monster dresses her. But Ms. Germanotta isn't the only one who's played the fashion game and lost mis ... More >>
The average rainfall in Las Vegas is about 4.5 inches a year, the equivalent of an average afternoon in Miami. However, that number doubles when Marc Anthony and Pitbull team up for a performance at the 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards show.
During last night's telecast, those two bros performed ... More >>
Ah, the holidays ... Whether you celebrate Christmas or Kwanzaa, Hanukkah or a Festivus for the rest of us, the season represents the same stuff: peace on earth, good will towards your fellow man, and totally crazy parties. Lots and lots of them.
Case in point: The Recording Academy's Florida C ... More >>
Miami's most famous Puerto Rican resident (and one of the most famous Puerto Ricans in the world) is poised to make a foray from the entertainment world into the literary realm. It seems that pop phenom Ricky Martin has decided to put to paper his life experiences.Publisher Celebra, an imprint of ... More >>
Do you long to be a video ho or homie, shakin' booty and droppin' it like it's hot, or lounging around in a six-fo' with your boys whilst sippin' 40s? Well, it's doubtful any of that will be going on at Xperimento's video shoot this Friday evening. But you can finally fulfill your dream to end up ... More >>
Los Van Van, the Cuban dance band that performed at the Knight Center last night, drew around 400 anti-Castro protesters. [ABCNews]Inner-city neighborhoods such as Liberty City might be in position for an economic renaissance. [Herald]Miami-Dade interim director James Loftus is expected to be p ... More >>
Jaeger Jaeger BabyComedian DeRay Davis is at the Miami Imrov till Sunday, and he's been called the next king of urban comedy so just like you'll be forced to fulfill the club's two drink minimum, you'll be LYAO'ing too.
Of course Rock Fashion and Funkshion Weeks are s ... More >>
Perhaps you're not an avid follower of the vast array of traditional styles that generally get lumped together under the banner Regional Mexican. And I won't lie to you, neither am I. But millions upon millions of record sales annually (and the fact they're playing the AAA) indicate that there is ... More >>
Ricky Martin is without question one of the most iconic performers in the world, let alone Latin music. He's one of a very select few superstars who couldn't likely make it down one block on any street anywhere across the globe without being recognized, and it's for good reason -- he's got quite ... More >>
Break out those calendars country music fans and mark Thursday September 24 as the day you'll be seeing the Grammy Award winning duo at the BankAtlantic Center. Sugarland is doing a huge spring and summer tour across the US and Canada in support of their third album "Love on the Inside," which proba ... More >>
Esteban ''Steve'' Bovo and Marco Rubio are doing things that might raise a few ethical eyebrows? Who could have imagined? [Herald]"I'm on a boat. I'm on a boat. Everybody look at me cause I'm sailing on a boat. I'm on a boat. I'm on a boat. Take a good hard look at the Mother F*ckin' Boat ..." ... More >>