UK production duo Disclosure is a definite contender for biggest EDM success story of the new decade.
There's the matter of the pair's precociousness: wunderkind brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence started releasing music when they were only 15 and 18 years old. And what music! Their chops in the stud ... More >>
Ellie Goulding is the sweet-voiced crooner cooking up hits from the other side of the Atlantic. And she's hitting the stage at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Wednesday, January 16. But what do you really know about her anyway?
Sure, you know all the lyrics to her hit song "Lights." Well, you know the ... More >>
Strip clubs across the country (if not the world) owe the city of Miami a lap dance.
Had it not been for our late '80s and early '90s bass, pole dancers may have never shown us that "Tootsee Roll" or how to buss the "Kitty Kitty."
During booty music's most fertile era, a few Miami bassers from J ... More >>
Under dark clouds and a "monster-sized extraterrestrial spider looming over center field," Florence Welch performed that catchy song from the Eat Pray Love trailer to close her opening set at last year's U2 concert at Sun Life Stadium.
The boisterous reception following the final note of "Dog Days ... More >>
Since bursting onto the scene with "O Let's Do It," the Billboard Hot 100's 62nd best song on April 3, 2010, Waka Flocka Flame has been going "hard in da muhfuckin'" record industry.
At 25 years old, the Atlanta rapper has established himself as one of the hardest working artists in hip-hop. To ... More >>
Gary, Indiana's favorite wardrobe malfunction is bringing her pasties to South Beach.
Early this morning, Crossfade received a very excited press release from New Times Best Flack 2011 winner Woody Graber. The subject line simply read, "JANET JACKSON @ THE FILLMORE," followed by the most exclam ... More >>
A still from David Rousseau's video for "Give Me Everything."Pitbull's T-Pain-featuring pop-club banger "Hey Baby (Drop it to the Floor)" continues to burn up the airwaves, playing on Power 96 approximately every third song, it seems.
But while that track continues to linger in the top 100 ... More >>
Is Rebecca Black really pop music's worst offender?Six million of you have already endured it. Gawker asked if it was "the worst music video ever." Meanwhile, foreign press like The Sydney Morning Herald wonders why it has overtaken the Japanese earthquake and tsunami devastation on Twitter.Of co ... More >>
FOXSue, we can totally fucking relate.The King, the King of Pop, and half of the Fab Four are spinning in their graves. Somehow, in these terribly confused times, the Glee singers managed to place on the Billboard Hot 100 with the more songs than... You're sitting down? Good, 'cause this suc ... More >>
Panic BomberDiscipline EP (YYZ Records)Our love affair with Miami's most quixotic musician continued in 2010 thanks to the quiet release of the Discipline EP on Canada's YYZ Records. After dropping his first full-length, Getting On My Mind, in late 2009, this three-track EP, released in March, al ... More >>
If you were around in the early to mid-'90s, there is no way you missed out on the guilty pleasure of dance-pop music sensation Crystal Waters' sultry vocals all over the airwaves. In 1991 the then-unknown New Jersey-based singer/songwriter took a demo tape of a little ditty called "Gypsy Woman ( ... More >>
Make no mistake, Rick Ross' Teflon Don is selling pretty briskly for a rap album that makes few pop concessions -- especially in the dismal 2010 buying climate. But last week, the first of the album's release, it seemed that Ricky Rozay might be able to knock Eminem's Recovery out of its reign at ... More >>
There's hardly anyone who was around in 2003 and didn't get caught up in the pure unadulterated pleasure -- guilty, or otherwise -- of Benny Benassi's mega-hit "Satisfaction". Praised by the likes of Carl Cox, Roger Sanchez and Darren Emerson and played ad nauseum by big-room DJs and radio statio ... More >>
The soul great Betty Wright is one of Miami's best not-so-well-kept secrets. Starting out as a gospel singer with a family group, in the mid-1960s Wright switched over to R&B. Her robust mid-range belting and knack for picking funky beats and melodies made her a hit, and Wright quickly racked up ... More >>
He's such a baby because the Dolphins make him cry, and he's teaming up with Rascal Flatts in support of his recent (three years is recent right?) turn to country music. Darius Rucker, the lead singer of the on again off again Hootie & The Blowfish, decided to go solo again last year. That w ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were demo ... More >>