What are the perks of life as a has-been Bad Boy?
Well, there's continuing to cruise atop Forbes' "Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists" with personal riches exceeding $580 million.
And then there's flashing that cash and guzzling unlimited Cîroc while sucking face with freshly single Sports Illustrated ... More >>
Eyewitness testimony is notoriously tricky.
It's a massive cause of wrongful criminal convictions in these United States of America. And it's also the usual source for sloppy gossip reports about celebs sucking face in the VIP of South Beach's glossiest megaclub.
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New Year's Eve is the high holiday of unacceptable behavior suddenly becoming acceptable. Because, well, you were fucking wasted.
And just imagine if the next day nobody was going to be able to hold you accountable for your despicable life choices. Sounds kind of ideal, right?
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Music fans can be really devoted.
But it takes a special breed to join a crazy fan cult.
And yet, music has exactly that kind of power over some people. It's a fine line between in love and psychopathically obsessed.
But whose fans are the freakiest? Who is the government watching? Who might sn ... More >>
The most recent edition of the annual BET Hip-Hop Awards was less trophies-and-speeches and more WWE Monday Night Raw.
First and foremost, the Bawse Ricky Ross stirred up some seriously harsh vibes when he and Young Jeezy got into a spitty spat that resulted in the senseless smashing of a mirror.
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Just when you think you know someone, because they've literally grown up in the public eye, you find out that they're one of four wives to an Arab millionaire and a secret Muslim!
Well, that's what the National Enquirer is saying about Janet Jackson in its latest cover story. And you know the 'Quir ... More >>
See Crossfade's "Best of the 2012 Gathering of the Juggalos" slideshow.
The Gathering of the Juggalos is a cultural mecca for Middle American freaks.
Now, the FBI may consider Insane Clown Posse and their Faygo-soaked followers to be a gang. But that just eems like a shitty attempt by the Feds to ... More >>
In the make-believe world of reality television, anything is possible ... So long as it's marketable.
Take Teen Mom starlet Farrah Abraham, the 21-year-old aspiring chef-turned-model-turned-author who snuck into America's collective heart with her charming smile and piercing gaze, who's looking to ... More >>
Every day, ¡Mayday! and the Juggalo nation hack into the dark heart of America with axe blades made of music.
They chop into the rotten core of society, exposing the system as a lying, superficial, violent beast.
Then they sever all connection to it, let the blood run through the streets, and cel ... More >>
Remember when the Red Hot Chili Peppers would run around with socks precariously covering their penises? That signature on-stage antic resonated so much with the alternative rock audience -- and eventually wider popular culture -- because it was the closest the Peps had ever come to expressing th ... More >>
On the night of Thursday, December 1, 2011, a waxing crescent moon will be hanging, dead and icy, in a jet-black winter sky as the souls of a thousand damned witches scream for mercy while being burned at the stake inside an abandoned house totally consumed by fire. And it's gonna sound amazing.
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While gang activity is nowhere near as prevalent in South Florida as it is in South California, it should come as little surprised that Miami-Dade has one of the highest gang populations in America, the highest in the Southeast, and the second highest on the entire East Coast.
Diego?! Is that you?A couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade were delighted to discover a new vid for the Jacuzzi Boys' "Glazin'," starring a bunch of singing vaginas.
That's right, actual female genitals, shaved and dressed up to look like the Boys' singer Gabriel Alcala, bassist Danny Gon ... More >>
Jacob Metcalf's FlickrJuggalos are people too.Though Juggalo parties are loaded with titties and soda pop, and their signature battle cry mating call, "Whoop! Whoop!," would seemingly convey unabashed pride, it's safe to assume that it ain't easy being down with the clown.
Everyone loves to rag on ... More >>
Jack White clowning 'round with ICP's Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope.Sure, we here at Crossfade were fully aware that White Stripes, Raconteurs, and Dead Weather mastermind Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis) was a proud son of the Motor City.
But we never expected that he'd come crawling out of ... More >>
The Gathering of the Juggalos took place over the weekend. And while Crossfade is generally disgusted by the Insane Clown Posse's mud-, soda-, and facepaint-obsessed "music festival," our interest was piqued, ever so slightly, by last month's announcement that batshit drug addict of the year, Cha ... More >>
Why are music cruises all the rage? Is it some kind of reactionary Great Recession diversion for those few who can actually afford it?
Back in February, Miami's young-adults-in-leather-jackets got a taste of the open seas with the garage rock-themed Bruise Cruise. Atlanta scuzzballs Black Lips w ... More >>
Are you down with the clown?The Insane Clown Posse is the most successful DIY b(r)and in the history of independent music. They move merch like bona fide hustlers, tour like Black Flag in the '80s and serve as the centerpiece of a million-dollar Dark Carnival of spin-off artists and related pr ... More >>
Try, if you can, to imagine a grosser Burning Man. Not that the annual, drug-fueled New Age neverland orgy isn't gross. It is. But in addition to the week-long, middle-of-nowhere mass discharge of bodily fluids onto crystals, Burning Man also has mind-boggling works of art and provides a unique, ... More >>
We won't belabor explaining what a "juggalo" is -- for that, you could just listen to the infamous Insane Clown Posse song, called, well, "What Is a Juggalo?" (According to that song -- which a high school acquaintance of ours played endlessly on repeat -- a juggalo is, among other things, a pers ... More >>
Photo by Jae RubertoBlack Moth Super RainbowBlack Moth Super RainbowSaturday, August 1, 2009White Room, MiamiBetter Than: An acid throwback.There was something bittersweet about catching Black Moth Super Rainbow at White Room Saturday night. On the one hand it was among the absolute best nights P ... More >>