Jamaica is one of the world's greatest contributors to DJ culture.
The original mobile sound systems found in the trenches of Kingston in the
1960s packed megawatt speaker stacks in the back of moving trucks,
parked them at various party locations, and battled other crews doing
the same to see ... More >>
"Been stuck on this island ... And now we're back."No doubt, those ¡Mayday! homies ain't afraid to hustle.
As we here at Crossfade reported last Thursday, the 305's raddest hip-hop collective is already prepping for Tech N9ne's Hostile Takeover tour, an insane sked of 90 shows in 99 days with ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Univision-- Pitbull (pictured on the right with his artist Nayer) walked the red blue carpet and performed last night at the Premios Joventud that aired live from the BankUnited Center located at the University of Miami's Coral Gables campus. He didn't win any awards, but most o ... More >>
Some of us are still recovering from Memorial Day Weekend, and we're still sifting through the annual deluge of mixtapes that the weekend brings. Poe Boy, I.M.G. and Strong Arm DJs (Entice, Kronik, and Mister Hustla) used the weekend to flaunt their diverse roster of artists in a 15-track mixtap ... More >>
photo by Ian WitlenKhaled, Ross, and Diddy all took to the stage together for a group appearance.Click here to view a full slideshow of photos from the concert.Best of the Best Concert With Gyptian, Barrington Levy, Capleton, Nicki Minaj, Gucci Mane, Diddy, and othersBicentennial Park, Miami ... More >>
Lil Wayne is currently behind bars, but still he's managing to pull off the release of about four videos within the span of this weekend via MTV. Two of them feature local group Mayday playing backup for Weezy.The first video is for the Cool & Dre-produced "Da Da Da," which wa ... More >>
Jovi Rockwell is one of the most talented people you'll meet. Hailing from Jamaica, her island roots are deep and intact to her sound and her presence. She has been in between Miami and Jamaica for a number of years now, but does call Miami her "home..." Well, at least when she's in the States.
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Photo by David "Dro" RosarioTwo of the biggest selling Latino hip-hop artists join forces for the sake of good music. Legendary rap group Cypress Hill has tapped Miami's own Pitbull to join them on their new single "Armada Latina". They recently shot a music video for the vintage sounding song an ... More >>
David "Dro" Rosario--Rick Ross is on course to bring in his fourth studio album Teflon Don very soon. This past Wednesday we posted the official pre-album mixtape. Well yesterday, Ross' official first single for Teflon Don hit the net. It's a relaxed tune called "Sweet Life" that features John Le ... More >>
via lividrecords.comThe Crumbs are recording a new 10" for Livid Records.*The party Heat_r is back up and running, bringing indie electro back to Fort Lauderdale, now at Exit 66. We heard it was pretty well-attended. The party's ostensible web site, though, which was at heatrparty.com, seems to h ... More >>