There are many places that embody the spirit of Christmas. New York has the giant tree and ice skaters at Rockefeller Center, London recalls a Dickens-style holiday, and Aspen offers a snow-covered vista (and Mariah Carey in a red bikini). But after a brief visit, Christmas will now and forever be ... More >>
All is not well on the set of American Idol. More evidence that Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey despise one another was revealed last night after a video of the two Idol judges bickering like two drunk Hialeah chongas at an Ale House was leaked onto the Internet. According to TMZ, Nicki and Mariah ... More >>
We've got a theory that can no longer be ignored. Every time we see a sweet R&B starlet hook up with a rough and rowdy rapper for a Top 40 banger, we can't help imagining all the hot and sweaty sex they must've had while recording. We used to think it was just us being disgusting. But recent e ... More >>
It's a fine line between pure genius and utter insanity. Many musicians have made a career out of toeing that line. Or, uh, totally jumping it and never looking back. As it turns out, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And since batshit crazy people don't care what month it actually is, neither ... More >>
It was about as unexpected as a Chinese sinkhole -- a hip-hop heavyweight and, well, a former heavyweight. Last night, Rick Ross and Mariah Carey, together in a Miami recording studio with Jermaine Dupri and DJ Khaled. "Rozay and MiMi," Ross tweeted at around 1 a.m. Attached to the late night me ... More >>
Nick Cannon has fallen ill and he's "fighting to recover from a mild kidney failure," according to wife Mariah Carey. The singer posted a picture on her website of the America's Got Talent host inside an Aspen hospital rocking a blue beanie and general look of discontent. Carey -- who's in th ... More >>
Courtesy of Divine DelicaciesWho got a taste of this towering treat from Divine Delicacies Custom Cakes over the weekend? Nick Cannon, who celebrated his birthday over the weekend at Arkadia in Fontainebleau. Here are some party shots to prove it.We can imagine how the phone order went down:"Hellllo ... More >>
Ray Mickshaw / FOX On last night's episode of X Factor, we saw "hipster" Philip Lomax sing "Don't Stop the Music" to Rihanna. We saw Simon tap his toe, Paula look intensely happy, Nicole emote, and L.A. shake his head back and forth in approval. Future mechanic Tora Woloshin made us feel old, then ... More >>
When it comes to tipping, Tiger is under par.It was reported by TMZ that President Obama "dropped over $200" on a burger lunch for he and a large group of campaign volunteers at Ted's Bulletin Restaurant in Washington, D.C. -- and that he "tipped more than 35%."However, not all famous people are ... More >>
Last.fmRolling Stone created a Queen of Pop Index, ranking the top 16 female pop recording artists of the last two years by examining, according to them, "album and digital song sales, Hot 100 rankings, radio airplay, YouTube views, social media, concert grosses, industry awards, and ... More >>
Lady Gaga loves Japanese foodWhile in Japan for a benefit concert recently, Lady Gaga told the Associated Press that she's going to enjoy Tokyo and its food, and that her fans should do the same. "The most important thing, and the best thing, we could do for Japan right now is to boost tour ... More >>
Renowned philanthropist and fictional character Carlton Banks.Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire weekend rollin' with Flo Rida and DJ Irie, kicking it with Mr. Mariah Carey (AKA Nick Cannon), and shaking your ass for a good cause with renowned philanthropist and fictional character Carlt ... More >>
Kermit says: "Cox Radio killed 93 Rock for Christmas!"The suits at Cox Radio finally replied! Read what they had to say about killing 93 Rock for Christmas. (Then take Crossfade's 93 Rock "Radio Sucks" poll.) Whenever Crossfade wants to flood the interior of our automobiles with a non-stop stream ... More >>
So much of what passes for R&B on the radio these days is boring, syrupy synth-pop that tastes good for a minute but, like all sugar rushes, hits quick and wears off a few minutes later. Then, there are the rare artists like The-Dream, a singer / songwriter / music mogul who is currently the ... More >>
Image via XXL MagazineThe last few years were pretty barren in hip-hop for female rappers. The once-great spitfires seemed to have all disappeared, tried to become actresses, or wound up in jail, even, in the case of the great Queen Bee, Lil Kim.Lil Kim's out now, but the successor to her throne ... More >>
via Flickr user WentbackwardIt wasn't too long ago that Mariah Carey was America's favorite train-wreck. Nine years ago, Mariah was riding high as one of the best selling and most adored singers of a generation. Her albums consistently sold tens of millions of records, she was on MTV every few mi ... More >>
Miami Beach's own Brett Ratner holds the questionable distinction of being Hollywood's reigning hack director. Critics abhor the filmmaker for brining an unsatisfactory ending to the X-Men trilogy, stretching racial stereotypes into the three-film Rush Hour series, and helming Red Dragon, the mos ... More >>
Ring in the holidays at Merrick Park.
I think you’ll agree that the following pictorial essay, although composed of just four photos, provides a concise overview of The Fontainebleau’s dazzling opening party on Friday evening. In fact, perusing these snapshots is almost like being there. Without the champagne and cocktails, that is. ... More >>
On the heels of his first top-five album, Atmosphere's Slug reflects on his success.
It's all in the stars.
Tune in, turn on, and rock out at Transit
"The victims will never get justice"
"Shake It Off (Remix)" (Island Def Jam)
State of Emergency self-released
Sonic Nurse (Geffen)
Good 2 Go (VP)
Angel Mora's obsession; Luis Miguel's photo jones
Tom Tom Club's Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth find fun in the future