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 >>
America rocks. And even at 236 years old, the United States of America is still the sexiest country in the free world. But the 50 states, its federal district, and territories throughout the Pacific and Caribbean wouldn't stand a chance if it weren't for the brave men and women who've risked life ... More >>
Crossfade is sick and tired of Ice-T and Coco's overly pampered pooch.The only thing more annoying than pop stars and their lavish lifestyles ... The lavish lifestyles of their freaking pets. Yeah, while plebs like us spend our downtime shuffling kitty litter that sears our nostrils and looking ... More >>
Maybe you haven't heard his obscene lyrics or witnessed his outlandish shows. But trust us, you love Blowfly. He's the filthy soul uncle of Miami. And appropriately, Clarence "Blowfly" Reid is 69 years old. Dressed to impress in a crazy superhero Lucha Libre getup, he's not only a local hero. He's ... More >>
Yesterday, Top 40 hip-hop megastar and occasional actor Ja Rule was sentenced to two years in prison for failing to file his taxes. Remember the good old days when rappers were taking each other out on their records and in real life? Or they wrote verses about crackhouses from inside crackhouses ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke explains why Wiz Khalifa shouldn't settle for Kanye West's sloppy seconds.Wiz Khalifa needs to have his head examined. The b ... More >>
Photo by Alex BroadwellSee the full 18-photo slideshow of The Blow at the Florida Room. The Blow With Melissa Dyne The Florida Room Saturday, July 2, 2011 Better Than: Red Hot Chili Peppers from the in-house DJ. Upon entering the Delano Hotel's Florida Room, the divide between the indie-loving ... More >>
Valholla Entertainment continues its fight for dominance with a strong team of artists who are all poised to make their mark in the industry soon enough. To name a couple, there's R&B artist Kirby Maurier, and hip-hop artist Phatz (who we've featured a few times already). But now there' ... More >>
Look at all that local love!The never-old argument of South Florida's geographical isolation is null and voided from what I've been witnessing via social networking sites (Facebook, et al) as of late. Still, as much as I'd like to sit here and spout holier-than-thou bullshitisms, I can't deny the ... More >>
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