"I CANNOT WAIT!" Oh yes, all caps and exclamation points... That's how excited Taylor Swift is about her 1989 World Tour. Another reason Ms. Swift is stoked: The 24-year-old record sales machine just released 1989, her fifth studio album (named, obvi, for the year of her birth), and it's already s ... More >>
"Hey Miami!" Of Montreal exclaimed via Facebook the other day. "We're kicking off our US tour with Wild Moccasins at Grand Central!" And boy, we were so hyped! Especially 'cause we'd just chatted with frontguy Kevin Barnes about the new album, Lousy With Sylvianbriar! And we'd even met Mr. Of Mont ... More >>
Like some kind of rabid half-human, half-beaver freakshow cooked up in the laboratory of Dr. Moreau, Of Montreal is plowing through the second decade of the new millennium with a psychedelic skill set that employs the best of seemingly disparate gene pools. Of course, the crux of the band's geneti ... More >>
"I hate this. I hate this so much. I love you and Im sorry." That's the desperately apologetic message that Lady Gaga sent out to all her Little Monsters after being forced to suddenly cancel four Born This Way Ball Tour dates because she "could not walk" following Monday's show. "I've been hiding ... More >>
Not long after becoming the target of a foiled drive-by murder plot, Rick Ross issued a musical warning seemingly directed at his would-be assassins: "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe." "Wishing death on you niggas, we never see eye to eye," Ross roars on the track. "Somehow I pray for you niggas at the ... More >>
The Bawse is wanted. Just two days after a triumphant hometown throwdown at the Fillmore Miami Beach with his Maybach Music crew, Rick Ross has received death threats from a North Carolina chapter of the Gangster Disciples, a street gang founded on Chicago's South Side in the '60s by David Barksdal ... More >>
The Bawse just canceled the last six shows of his MMG Tour. Earlier today, we here at Crossfade mentioned that two dates in North Carolina got nixed after Ross received death threats from Gangster Disciple members. But now representatives of Maybach Music Group tell us that all concerts till Decem ... More >>
Taylor Swift's new album Red has been flying off the shelves before it even hit them. In fact, Billboard has basically guaranteed that it'll come out on top of the charts with an estimated 1.1 million units sold by week's end. So all y'all are probably walking around humming her latest single, d ... More >>
Being the frontman of one of the biggest bands on the planet can be a real pain in the sesamoid bone and flexor tendon. Just ask Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis. The porn 'stachioed rocker recently underwent surgery to treat a bum foot, the result of "multiple" injuries. And regrettably, ... More >>
There was a time, circa 1991, when being a funky white boy meant doing whacked-out jumping jacks to the beat of "Suck My Kiss" while wearing a sock on your cock. But these days, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are grown-ass funky white men. The band's founding twosome, frontman-slash-resident hunk An ... More >>
There's no doubt that Jay-Z -- even as hip-hop's retired-unretired elder statesman -- still balls like the best of 'em. Just last night Hova was makin' it rain at the Fountainebleau's LIV in Miami Beach, dropping more $100,000 on a single bottle of champagne in celebration of the release of his n ... More >>
The University of Miami women's basketball team finished regular-season play last night with a 70-59 victory over Georgia Tech. That win secured the team for a first-place tie atop the ACC with Duke, a second seed in the ACC tournament, and, for the first time all season, a place in the AP poll's to ... More >>
Photo by DJ Scoob Doo via weezythanxyou.comLil Wayne's hitting the highways with Nicky Minaj and Rick Ross.Ever since he made the break from Rikers back in November, we've been so hyped about Lil Wayne's inevitable trip across these United States that we could barely sleep. Or shit. Our goggles ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes basketball team came into the ACC tournament seeded last with a dismal 4-12 in conference record, but have been the surprise of the tournament so-far.After beating 5th seeded Wake Forest in the opening round, the Miami Hurricanes have shocked 4th seeded Virginia Tech in a nai ... More >>
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