Kid Cudi

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Crush Porn Actress Arrested at MIA, Charged With Cruelty to Animals

    For the second time this month, a woman has been arrested in Miami for participating in "crush porn." Stephanie Hird, 29, was busted yesterday while trying to board a flight at Miami International Airport. Her arrest comes two weeks after another woman, Sara Zamora, was also arrested for animal cru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Coachella 2014's 50 Most Beautiful People

    So many Coachella-goers spend months before the festival working on their tans, their outfits, their figures, and their breezy poses. There's a real glut of fabulousness, we have to say, both among those in attendance at the Polo Grounds and the parties surrounding the festival. Here are the 50 mo ... More >>

  • Film

    March 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    EDM's Ten Best Female DJs

    We here at Crossfade recently got all up in the EDM scene's face about its lack of respect for the ladies. And part of our argument was that women who rave don't get the love they deserve, even though some of the finest talent in the game comes equipped with a vagina. So in the hope of enlightening ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Crookers on EDM, Hip-Hop, Shitty Formulas, and Making "Sex Music"

    In the whole world of EDM, there might not be a more fun-loving DJ-producer than Francesco "Phra" Barbaglia, AKA Crookers. Like, what kind of mind does it take to make a song called "Ghetto Guetta"? Clearly, Phra has the kind of brain that's always racing to test new waters. Speaking of new water ... More >>

  • Music

    May 30, 2013
  • Music

    March 14, 2013

    Steve Aoki: The Neon Punk of EDM

    Once an indie darling, he has coasted to superstardom on a wave of pure showmanship.

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Generation Wild Got V-Day Crazy With Deniz Koyu and Danny Avila at LIV Miami

    Generation Wild Tour With Deniz Koyu, Danny Avila, dBerrie and Mikael Weermets Thursday, February 14, 2013 Better Than: Speed dating for a Valentine's companion. Did the youth of Miami prove they party hardest? Last night, the Generation Wild Tour made its stop at LIV for a crowd of eye-contact e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    David Guetta Releases New Video With Flo Rida, Talks Hip-Pop Crossover

    Photo by Nabil Elderkin​Turn on any Top 40 or urban radio station these days and it's clear there's been a massive sonic sea change. Gone from the biggest hits are the old trunk-rattling, snare-heavy, often Middle Eastern-inspired beats that dominated the mid 2000s. In their place is unabash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Can't Make it to Bonnaroo This Weekend? Catch the Action Live on YouTube and NPR

    If a trek to Tennessee for Bonnaroo just wasn't in the cards this year, we have two ways for you to catch the Music and Arts fest from the comfort of your South Florida digs. First, the three-day arts and music festival is hosting a YouTube page with exclusive live webcasts from June 11 thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Ford Commissions Borscht to Make a Zombie Film About a Car

    Jason LeivaShhh, it's just a few flesh wounds.​If mega-corporations insist on jamming their brands down our throats, then please let them continue doing it with a culture chaser. Recently, Heineken brought Miami a free Cold War Kids concert and a few months back, Diesel gave us a gratis performanc ... More >>

  • Music

    April 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Announcements: Young Jeezy Grows Up, Drops the "Young"

    Rap-UpShoulda been called "Lose My Innocence"​Kudos to the esteemed Rap-Up for pointing out that the 32-year-old Jay Jenkins, formerly known as the rapper Young Jeezy, is now credited as just plain Jeezy on the cover for new single "Lose My Mind" featuring Florida's own Plies. The song is from Jee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    Nas, Weezer, Damian Marley, Flaming Lips and Rise Against Among Acts Confirmed for SunFest 2010 April 28 - May 2

    311 performing at SunFest 2009​West Palm Beach hasn't had this much musical excitement since Ozzy Osbourne rolled through town. An impressive crop of national acts are set to play the 28th installment of SunFest, which takes place April 28 - May 2 in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida's Intrac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    NYE 2010: Lady Gaga at Fontainebleau Hotel

    Want to see Lady Gaga on NYE? It's going to cost you -- a lot.​Let's just put this out there first: Lady Gaga is a hack who thinks she's doing the world a favor by making an "artistic statement." Sorry, her music and performances are about as artistic as something our 5-year-old niece drew. We'd j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Another Huge DJ Booking For Broward: Sharam at Gryphon This Saturday

    via​Sharam Tayebi - known to the dance community as just Sharam, for short - first made a name as half of the progressive house duo Deep Dish. As an individual producer, though, Sharam's style has sort of been the yang to partner Ali "Dubfire" Shirazinia's ying. While the Dubfir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Theophilus London at Rokbar May 19

    Ben RowlandTheophilus London: 2009's Kid Cudi?Just when I thought the hipster-hop genre was dead, in comes up-and-coming Brooklyn MC Theophilus London to save the day. London has been on the cusp of breaking it big for that last year or so and has received plenty of accolades from publications likes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Bump 'n' Grind 2008: A Look Back at This Year's Club Bangers

    Back in my days over at Miami Nights, I liked to close out the year by looking back at all the music I discovered where I spend most of my time -- in nightclubs. It's always interesting to see what makes it big the following year, because downtown club in particular tend to be ahead of the curve. So ... More >>

  • Music

    June 12, 2008

    Head Spins: Induce

    Our new occasional series checks out who's behind the decks.