Jennifer Lopez, Neon Trees, Magic! and Nick Cannon iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party Fontainebleau Miami Beach Saturday, June 28, 2014 Fun Fact: iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party is short for "The Jennifer Lopez Hour." Well, there it was. The end of iHeart Radio Ultimate Pool Party weekend. No one th ... More >>
Sure, two high-school girls can make a "Chonga Song" with an old PC and a USB mic, and go viral. But there's still nothing like a professionally recorded song produced with quality gear and a dedicated engineer in an acoustically sound environment. Miami's great musical history is proof. Outside of ... More >>
It's not easy being so fabulous. Unless you live in Miami. With a sunny, sandy mecca like South Beach, our city's long been a home (and fave vacation spot) for proud, partyin' members of the international gay community. But SoBe isn't the only neighborhood that flies the rainbow flag. From the Upp ... More >>
Santa is a fat, hairy, white guy with kids on his lap. That's not what Christmas is about. Still, malls across America are grimy with the manic footprints of wild hordes of shoppers clawing for the perfect deal. This is their music. And these are the ten worst Christmas albums of all time. See al ... More >>
The Taste premieres tonight at 8 p.m. on ABC. The show, basically The Voice with food, features a mashup of four celebrity chefs judging a host of chefs based on only one single bite of their food. As in The Voice, the four judges will not see the chefs before eating their food.As in every prime-tim ... More >>
Let's face it. The world of music is a really dumb place, and we should know. Here at Crossfade, we spend the majority of our time sifting through the deserted wasteland of pop culture, and it ain't lookin' too good out there. This year felt like a particularly dumb year too. Maybe it was all this ... More >>
Pop gossip. Most of us want to believe that we're too intelligent and cultured to be fascinated with such gutter-trash information, but the reality is we all love to sniff the dirty underwear of the stars. Whether it's a child star blossoming into a full-fledged sex symbol, a battered woman who can ... More >>
"Pink" may be Steven Tyler's "fav-o-rite co-lor, but the jury's still out on whether he's down with brown (skin). Current American Idol judge Nicki Minaj thinks that the former Idol judge and Aerosmith frontman is a racist for assuming that she'd send Bob Dylan "to the cornfield" if he were to app ... More >>
American Idol has only just begun filming its 11th season. But in the grand tradition of Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell, two of the recent additions to the judges' table are already at each other's throats. Pop stars turned Idol officials, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, really fucking hate each other. ... More >>
See also "Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias Announce Summer Tour -- plus "Essential Enrique: From 1995 to 'Tonight (I'm F#$%in' You).'" Who is the real Jennifer Lopez? Well, earlier this month, the Australian edition of 60 Minutes praised the entertainer's seemingly grounded, surprisingly un-d ... More >>
See Crossfade's pre-concert interview with Ziggy about the Marley clan, taxes, and country music. Ziggy Marley Fillmore Miami Beach Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Never under any circumstances leave a car door unlocked on South Beach while grabbing a slice of pizza with your girlfriend after an awesome c ... More >>
Ke$ha totally freaked out in 2011.The past 365 days have been packed with some seriously questionable pop star looks. Sure, most of them have been perpetrated by Lady Gaga and whatever little monster dresses her. But Ms. Germanotta isn't the only one who's played the fashion game and lost mis ... More >>
James Brown: Miami booty shaker of his generationIf you think the hits of Gloria Estefan, 2 Live Crew, and Pitbull are Miami's sole musical contributions to the world, then you've got another thing coming. Over the years, the 305 has been a veritable bastion of the international recording indus ... More >>
This morning at 6 a.m., a massive group of sincere, talented singers (and a equally massive gaggle of delusional people who think they're singers) gathered at the BankUnited Center to show the world's bullies that they actually are, in fact, special. Auditions for the upcoming Simon Cowell show, X ... More >>
via Davila 666's FacebookDo the dogpile with Davila 666.As far as Puerto Rican boy bands with American crossover appeal go, Davila 666 easily beats out Menudo with its balls-out ability to rock, though there's definitely some overlap in the wearing of leather jackets, chaps, and accessories. O ... More >>
Seamus Haji is gonna save your life from a broken heart.Who loves free vodka and British accents? Say "I" 'cause you're in for a treat with Smirnoff's "Nightlife Exchange Project" -- a one-night affair involving 14 different countries who signed up for an "experiment in global nightlife culture." ... More >>
Photo by Christine BorgesJavelinWith EntresolThe Awarehouse, MiamiSaturday, November 13, 2010Better than: Playing Skip-It while having 1980s cartoon flashbacks.OK, so there were a lot of shows to see last night. Between Vivian Girls, Social Distortion, Paul Oakenfold, Miami Film Festival, the Art ... 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 >>
The Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and unlike last year's fantastic Mickey Rourke resurgence, there's no strong local hook in this year's horse race. But this here alt-weekly devotes an entire section to movies, and naturally our critics had something to say about eac ... More >>
Swingin' iguanas, a prince from Sudan, and tawdry tales at SoBe's top dive.
She's landed four Grammy nominations, seven number-one singles, and two platinum-selling albums, all in only three years. Thus, it's safe to say Keyshia Cole deserves a place in that illustrious echelon of female artists known as Divas, though she may not realize it yet. But not the "get me my Evian ... More >>
Theyre more than one-hit wonders.
Justin Namon Michael Vincent Patrick, one half of Designer Drugs. Click here to view the full slideshow. Designer Drugs Monday, September 8, 2008 White Room, Miami Better than: A mouthful of actual designer drugs. Electro, blog house, nu rave -- whatever, you call it, has been on the rise since 2 ... More >>
The cool kids are kicking it at Cielo
Jimbo's, a beloved chowder of old Florida and innocent days, is adrift
Jermaine Dupri Presents . . . Young, Fly & Flashy, Vol. 1 So So Def/Virgin
Wanted Sony Urban Music/Columbia
crobar, March 21
Many searched for the summer banger, but only Fat Joe's Terror Squad claimed the prize
Brazilian puppets billow big
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Watcha gonna do, Inner Circle, make one of the hottest recording studios in the nation?
Miami's Grammy Booty
Music never looked so good
November 5 - 11, 1998
Please, please, please, please -- don't
Can a little hippie chick with a big, big voice trample the bottom line?
Local bands put something in our ear for summer