The official deadline for David Beckham to exercise his option to own a Major League Soccer team is tomorrow, and yet there's still been no official announcement. Until then we're just relying on rumors, leaks, unofficial chatter and tabloid reports. At least Britain's the Daily Star is carrying a ... More >>
For less than what'd it cost to sit in the last row of the American Airlines Arena to say that you saw Taylor Swift live and in-person, you and a date can dance rueda mere yards from Puerto Rican-born, Miami-based salsero Marlow Rosado. Apples to oranges, you say? Well, they're actually not th ... More >>
The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame's official mission: "To educate, preserve, honor and celebrate the legacy of the greatest Latin songwriters from all over the world and their music in every genre." Founded by a Grammy-winning pair of writer-producers -- multimillion-selling Songwriter Hall of Fa ... More >>
If you're ever in Amsterdam, cop a slab of paper-flat hash, palm the sheet, and breathe hot air on it. Once the sheet becomes pliable, load it up with OG Kush, roll it like a blunt, and smoke up till society melts. That's what Cypress Hill's B-Real calls "the giggle stick." Obviously, he and his S ... More >>
George W. Bush knew that he had "made a mistake" when he sent troops into Iraq, according Tony Bennett. "He told me personally [at the 2005 Kennedy Center Honors]." At 86 years old, society sort of gives you a get-out-of-jail-free card. You can say pretty much whatever you want. Outlandish stateme ... More >>
The Miami Heat might be the most successful team in town right now, but the Dolphins still reign supreme in terms of most valuable franchise. Forbes.com has listed the world's most valuable sports teams. The Fins came in 22nd overall, but the Heat didn't even make the cut.
Read also, "Rush Limbaugh is Pissed Obama Referred to Miami 'Heats'" and "Obama in Miami Beach: Gives Props to the Heat, Takes Shots At Romney."Maybe it's the Marc Anthony effect. Maybe it hasn't sunk in yet that President Obama accidentally called our local NBA champs the "Heats." Or maybe, everyon ... More >>
Her ex-husband's doing it, now she is too. This summer, Jennifer Lopez is hitting the road with Enrique Iglesias and Wisin y Yandel, embarking on the North American leg of a globe-spanning tour that kicks off in Montreal on July 14. "I think it's going to be one of the most historic tours ever," ... More >>
Juan Luis Guerra -- he's an Afro-pop institution, a Dominican merengue y bachata icon with over 30 million records sold and a Brinks truckload worth of Latin Grammy and Latin Billboard awards. But most impressively, the dude's mad tall -- like six feet, six inches tall. And in the Spanish-langu ... More >>
Jennifer Lopez is the latest victim of Florida's foreclosure crisis. The condo in the Icon Brickell building she was shacking up in with her latest younger lover, Caspar Smart, has now been bought up out of foreclosure by someone else and Lopez will have to move out according to Gossip Extra. Do ... More >>
When you heard the news about Heidi Klum and Seal's separation this weekend, you probably felt kinda sad. But admit it: the twisted, schadenfreude-loving part of you was a teeny bit thrilled. They were just too perfect, weren't they? With their beautiful bodies and accents and adorable babies?And ... More >>
The answer to the question in the headline, depending on your outlook, is either "probably not" or "who the hell cares?" Yet, by virtue of the face that newly minted Miami Dolphin Reggie Bush used to serial-smoosh the crown jewel of the Kardashian empire, the team's media relations people better ... More >>
To quote another rapper: Pitbull isn't a businessman, he's a business, man. In a time of general industry floundering, Mr. 305-turned-Mr.-Worldwide has anointed himself the king of endorsements and new business deals. Dr. Pepper? Sure. Kodak? How about lyrical product placements. Voli "low-calo ... More >>
Pitbull is a winner!We here at Crossfade spent a sleepless night obsessively stalking all our favorite Latin pop stars via Twitter, Twitpic, Facebook, YouTube and other interwebby means. Why? Yesterday was día de Premios Juventud! And even though we were pretty busy trolling the depths of the ... More >>
Slip right into Gloria Trevi's dressing room.The Billboard Latin Music Awards are here once again -- and along with it, all the glitz, glamor, and celebrities you can stomach. There will be singers and rappers, songbirds and crooners, hip-hoppers and rockers, actors and starlets, and all manner o ... More >>
In case you missed it, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross made it official this morning: The Fins are indeed waging the biggest celebrity love-fest in South Florida this side of Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami.via Wikimedia CommonsAre you ready for some mustache?The Dolphins have lost 20 percent o ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins yesterday officially squashed any lingering rumors they had an interest in signing convicted felon Michael Vick, and boy, Miami Herald sports columnist Greg Cote sure is upset about it. In a column today, he calls the Dolphins "cowards," whose passing on Vick car ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins are for sale to the highest musical bidders. Gloria Estefan and Marc Anthony have both recently bought minority shares of the franchise, leaving us all wondering: Who's next? We've compiled a list of 10 most wanted musicians with a tie to Miami who would be great partial owners ... More >>
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