A few years back, you could get a good cocktail or two in Miami, sure. But more than likely, you'd be served Margaritas made with a corn syrup-laden mix. Maybe you could get a decent martini, but you'd probably wind up with Red Bull and vodka in a plastic cup at a trendy hotel pool bar, instead. Ga ... More >>
Face it ... We're a society obsessed with celebrity wealth. Whether it's the 20 Richest Rappers, Ten Richest DJs, Eight Richest Musicians in their Teens and 20s, or the Five Richest Celebs in the Music Business, you can count on Crossfade to narrow down the ridiculously long, arbitrary lists publi ... More >>
Tabou Combo's Yvan "Kapi" Andre.Tabou Combo has one of the most revered funk breakdowns in all of musicland. And between the voudou beats, big soul horns, salsa turns, merengue runs, and rockin' drums, this band is the most eclectic kompa crew in the world. The group started in 1968 under the na ... 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 >>
You ever watch Beaches with your mom or Titanic with a girlfriend? Those weepy bitches have nothing on X Factor's contestants and judges. The entire show is just people crying and being inspirational and then crying again. Last night, tryouts ended and boot camp began. Once the finalists are chosen ... More >>
According to totally reliable online resource Wikipedia, a bromance is "a close but non-sexual relationship between two (or more) men, a form of homosocial intimacy." Musical history is sprinkled with fruitful and creative bromances. There was David Bowie and Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Gram Pa ... More >>
Photograph: Daniel Edwards/Cory Allen Contemporary ArtJustin and Selena as One by Daniel Edwards. Artist Daniel Edwards is best known for casting a life-sized sculpture of Britney Spears giving birth on all fours, hunched over a bear skin rug. (As if Brit were that earthy!) But now Edwards has sh ... More >>
Florida's Dying head honcho Rich Evans.Rich Evans started his record label, Florida's Dying, in his ex-girlfriend's apartment "because he was bored." And since 2005, the project has kept him entertained, becoming a pillar (alongside labels like Hozac and Woodsist) of the 2000s garage rock explosi ... More >>
Spam Allstars are celebrating the tenth anniversary of ¡Fuacata! this Thursday, a monumental accomplishment to say the least. Week after week for the last decade, the Spam Allstars have taken to the tight Little Havana stage in Hoy Como Ayer to lay down their one-of-a-kind descargas. And ... More >>
Do you remember where you were ten years ago? If it was a Thursday night here in Miami, chances are pretty damned good that you were making your way to ¡Fuacata!, a hot new party at La Pequeña Habana's Hoy Como Ayer. And if you weren't heading to ¡Fuacata! to check out Spam Allstars, you we ... More >>
via myspace.com/jacuzziboysThe Jacuzzi Boys With Boise Bob and His Backyard Band Radio-Active Records, Fort Lauderdale Friday, December 18, 2009Better Than: Being waist-deep in one of them hot tubs with water jets.The Review:The crowd came to Radio-Active Records this past Friday f ... More >>
Not that dead.Could it really have been only January that Riptide, having gathered information from high-level sources within the Versailles Cafée waitstaff, declared Fidel Castro was "Totally Dying This Time, for Reals"? Now it seems El Supremo is less dead than ever. Recent pictures show ... More >>
BravoThe Real Housewives of New Jersey ended as wonderfully mysteriously as it started, with questions still left unanswered, the lines of relationships still left murky, and even a new scandalous plot twist or two added during the last few minutes of the reunion. But at-least Daniel Staub ... More >>
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