Seventeen years after keyboardist Sarah Barthel and guitarist Josh Carter met in junior high in upstate New York the duo are still making music together as Phantogram. Barthel recently reminisced with Crossfade about her middle school musical tastes when her sister introduced her to Carter. "I w ... More >>
Nine Mile Music Festival With Ms. Lauryn Hill, Stephen Marley, Damian Marley and others Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds, Miami Saturday, February 15, 2014 Better Than: Staying home, eating discounted Valentine's chocolates while listening to "One Love" over and over again. After last year's Nine Mil ... More >>
Alright, the YMCMB crew is definitely at the top of the world right now. But it seems like things are beginning to go astray. The label's Holy Trinity is Wayne, Drake, and Nicki. But lately, they're doing strange things, picking dumb fights with other famous people, and garnering the wrong kinds of ... More >>
And the nominees are ... Kanye West, a handful of other MCs, and seven websites. During 106 and Park last night, actor-comedian Mike Epps announced that he'd be reprising his role as host of BET's annual Hip-Hop Awards, airing October 9, and revealed some of this year's nominees. Yeezy was nomin ... More >>
MTV Britney Madonna = BarfThe performances for the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards have been announced. And Crossfade is not impressed. Last week, when we broke down why the upcoming VMAs is a steaming hot turd, we already knew Lil Wayne would be on board, and would likely be performing his wet ... More >>
Delia Derbyshire made electronic music in the 1960s, exhibiting her sounds at experimental and electronic music festivals while working with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. She's best known for her recording of Ron Grainer's Doctor Who theme. But also, the female musical mastermind has been credi ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezGirl Talk (AKA Gregg Gillis) getting wild at the Fillmore.View photos from Girl Talk at the Fillmore Miami Beach here.Girl Talk With Max Tundra Fillmore Miami Beach Thursday, May 19, 2011 Better Than: An impromptu cock-rocking rave in a confetti supply store. Just pa ... More >>
Ali Schwarz of TiefschwarzAs long-standing staples of the international EDM scene, German DJ-production duo Tiefschwarz have spanned the last two decades' worth of popular sounds -- from soulful deep house and gritty electro house, to dark minimal techno and back again. Perhaps it's their adapt ... More >>
News that former basketball star Tim Hardaway is mired in tax trouble, causing the Miami Heat to apparently bail him out by purchasing his mansion, came as a bit of a surprise. After all, he made an estimated $47 million during his playing career, and still works a suit-and-tie job with the ... More >>
Oh, you thought you were finished with Brooke Hogan and her little VH1 reality TV show didn't you, Miami? Well, apparently it's coming back for a third season sometime soon, and almost on cue to remind us that the show and it's cast members exist, Glenn Douglas Packard's, Hogan's gay BFF and room ... More >>
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors |Hip Hop Rally Machine |Hip Hop Honors Video Last night's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show was full of hits (the return of Missy Elliott, for one), and misses (the glaring omission of Outkast, among many others). Still, much of it gave us some serious hometown pride. In a move that pr ... More >>
via facebook.com/AsherRothSorry, but Asher Roth does NOT belong on this show, and we're waiting to see if he gets booed.This year's annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors awards show seems to be one of the most contentious to date, thanks to its focus on "Honoring the Dirty South." On one hand, you've got maj ... More >>
At 24, Burns has a DJ career most would be envious of. But his meteoric rise has been because of the hard work and dedication he's put into his craft -- and well, a shout out from the likes of Annie Mac, Mylo, and Calvin Harris doesn't hurt either. He'll be releasing the lastest installment in his E ... More >>
The Red Carpet Massacre brings the band full circle in time to tour.
In this week's issue of the Miami New Times, we give you the rundown on Duran Duran's latest album, The Red Carpet Massacre, and the group's appearance next Monday at Mizner Park in Boca. Click here to read that story. But of course, there are plenty of outtakes left from the interview with Nick Rh ... More >>
Trina speaks up about what still makes her the baddest.
Wait a minute, whoa were totally feeling Estelles style.
But Khia's got no love for the word ho
Memorial Fest will be the best reggae concert in years
Make way for the S-O-V at M3
With her new CD Glamorest Life, Miami rapper Trina continues to evolve
The dangerous devolution of video vixens
In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.
Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop.
Ivy Queen stands out among a sea of rude boys
Miami producers Cool & Dre make their mark with Epidemik Records
Local DJ LA Smooth's star is on the rise
The D.C. dick who's into cleaning up crime, kung-fu movies, and Missy Elliott
Poverty, dancehall, and sound systems in modern-day Kingston, Jamaica
50 Cent gets by on personality alone with Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Yet another South Florida radio station enters the fray, this time on autopilot
Sean Paul don't mind as long as hip-hop pay respect to dancehall
DJ Eddie Mix keeps listeners comfortable
Will hip-hop homophobia upset the Beach's delicate balance?
Will Puffy, Pink, and Cash Money Crew replace Versace, Madonna, and Ingrid Casares?