By Chris Kornelis At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least 11 children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the founder ... More >>
No attitude. No cover. No bullshit. That's been the motto at Purdy Lounge since the day the bar first opened its doors 13 years ago. Ever since, we've all come across the SoBe hotspot at one time or another, having started, ended, or ended up staying all night at 1811 Purdy Avenue. While Purdy's ... More >>
So the Super Bowl turned 47. And as we all know, the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers in a surprisingly hectic second-half, Beyonce reunited with her Destiny's Child homies, and the game stopped for a full 34 minutes when half of the stadium's the power mysteriously went out. But that' ... More >>
That's it! We've got the perfect route for Beyoncé's multi-family trek across Florida with best friends Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin: Miami to Pensacola Beach for DeLuna Fest 2012 in September. Originally, headliners Pearl Jam and Foo Figthers were reason enough to make the 11-hour journey to ... 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. Though 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 >>
See Crossfade's pre-concert interview with Ziggy about the Marley clan, taxes, and country music. Ziggy Marley Fillmore Miami Beach Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Never under any circumstances leave a car door unlocked on South Beach while grabbing a slice of pizza with your girlfriend after an awesome c ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
Jacob KatelLive from the 3:05....a.m....approximately. Sorry we're late, we stayed at the budget hearing til 5 in the morning and then accidentally crashed out til' just now. Our first foray into the political sphere has so far taught us that the food at Government Center is pretty good, try the ... More >>
Starting this evening at 7:00 p.m., with nightly performances at the same time running through Sunday, Tap Tap Haitian Restaurant will be showing The Harder They Come as the feature in the Film at Tap Tap series. Screenings are free to the public, and start promptly -- those who come late wil ... More >>
The Harder They Come hits the Arsht Center.
With his long-awaited sophomore album and an arena tour of the Americas, Daddy Yankee says today reggaeton, tomorrow the world
Countryman (Lost Highway)
Jamaican upstart loves the scent of that purple skunk
Fundamental philosophy from righteous Rastaman Screwdriver
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Marley fans don't want to wait in vain for a fitting tribute
Letters from the issue of March 2, 2000
Bass Mekanik breaks beats and windows
Clint O'Neil, legendary radio DJ and guardian of Jamaica's musical heritage, stirs it up at 'LRN
First came teen superstardom, then years of troubled obscurity. Now Betty Wright is seeking to balance music, family, and faith.