"Yesterday's history, tomorrow's a mystery." He spent his teens break-dancing on the streets of Dallas and busting moves in Miami malls. He snagged a string of motocross championships. He learned to beatbox and rhyme. And then he became the most famous rapping white boy in the world. See also: V ... More >>
Trina has basically become the Suze Orman of the rap game. "Da Baddest Bitch" broke onto the scene on a Trick Daddy track, detailing what she would do to "five or six best friends," but the Miami rapper has since traded in her porno-grade lyrics for a new obsession: money. To wit, she recently rel ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness 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 talks about gay football players in the NFL. As much of America knows, All-American University of Missouri defensive end Michael ... More >>
There aren't enough Johnson Family Vacation residual checks to pull Bow Wow out of the financial web of shit he's spun for himself since dropping "Lil" from his name. The Atlanta-based rapper-tuned-actor is just one parachute pantsuit away from inheriting the world's worst money manager award from ... More >>
Fueling the obesity epidemic and enabling the Young Money Maniac's sizzurp addiction, PepsiCo's toxic green nectar, Mountain Dew, has a new spokesperson and his name is Lil Wayne. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. and Mountain Dew have come together to form DEWeezy, ... More >>
Every Wednesday, Contesta Rock Hair, a salon sitting on South Beach's charming Española Way, offers more than just cuts and up-dos. In association with LINK, one of the companies dominating Miami's dance music party scene, the Italian-owned salon hosts a happy hour from 6 to 10 p.m. with music ... More >>
Miami rapper Rick Ross has announced a new development deal with chicken franchise Wingstop. The partnership makes a lot of sense for The Boss, who, according to his single "M.C. Hammer" is quite regularly "fiending" the chain's delicious wings. Rozay told AllHipHop.com that, "After tasting Wing ... More >>
"Crygate" is slowly subsiding. The Internet is tiring of those jokes now, but it's not quite done with making fun of our Miami Heat. Right now, #LastTimeTheHeatWon is trending high on Twitter and holds down the number one spot here in Miami. Yes, the Heat has lost its last five games, and with su ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezAs we wrap up 2010, Crossfade looks back at the best live performances of the year. View the full list of Miami's Best Concerts of 2010. Rick Ross and Raekwon October 23, 2010 Sneaker Pimps at Mekka Late one night, we were killing time with a couple of friends named O ... More >>
Marta Xochilt PerezBig pimp Ricky Rozay flashes some deep V.Rick Ross and Raekwon With Thee Tom Hardy, Phil Adé, DJ Keen One, and DJ Money Mekka Saturday, October 23, 2010 Better than: Ten cargo containers full of fake shit. At precisely 8 p.m. on Saturday night, international swag smuggling o ... More >>
We just received this invitation for a DJ Khaled Fourth of July event at Sobe Live and noticed this incredible boast: "Featuring Appearances by THE WHOLE WORLD!" Either the Whole World is a new R&B group, or this place is gonna be packed!I mean, seriously, Khaled? The entire friggin planet is ... More >>
via Rick Ross' TwitpicRick Ross may possibly be the last rapper on the planet to join Twitter, which, along with its fascinating reports on desk workers' lunches, seems largely these days to be a big chain of celebs A- to Z-list @ mentioning each other. (For an up-to-the-minute stream of Cross ... More >>
In hip-hop, Jay-Z is God, and since he declared Auto-Tune dead, we've hoped that would put a swift end to the career of professional Auto-Tune abuser T-Pain. (I will never understand how a musical technique pioneered by Cher became "gangsta.") Dolphins majority owner Stephen Ross didn't get th ... More >>
Back in Miami's bass music heyday, music video director Dario L. Jaramillo was making a killing creating, producing, directing and editing music videos for Joey Boy Records and Warner Bros. artists. I found his 90's Miami Bass music video reel on youtube, tracked him down through the powers of ... More >>
Remember couples skate? Suede rentals? Cheap pizza? They all live on at the roller rink.
Fashion emergency and a must-attend auction at The Forge.
Leaving no gimmick unturned, that Super Size Me guy goes searching for Public Enemy No.1.
So it's been a week since the whole Fiascogate situation that took place at last week's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors, where Lupe Fiasco forgot two bars to A Tribe Called Quest's "Electric Relaxation" during a tribute to the group. I remember hearing him fumble the verse, but didn't think too much of it. It ha ... More >>
The Dancing with the Stars tour glides into town
The game of baseball isn't played against the clock, which is a good thing because Jack McKeon has lots of stories to tell
Miami rockers are forming a new, virtual neighborhood on MySpace
U Gotta Feel Me
U Gotta Feel Me: Screwed & Chopped (Columbia)
Talking jibber jabber with Bling Bling in the indie rock parking lot
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.
As the World Burns (Matador)