Some people felt a little underwhelmed when we here at Crossfade revealed that Kanye West, The Offspring, Keane, Cocoon Heroes, Lou Reed, Erick Morillo, and Bob Sinclar had been tapped to perform at the first-ever UR1 Festival at Bayfront Park during Art Basel Miami Beach week.
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Photo by Nabil ElderkinTurn on any Top 40 or urban radio station these days and it's clear there's been a massive sonic sea change.
Gone from the biggest hits are the old trunk-rattling, snare-heavy, often Middle Eastern-inspired beats that dominated the mid 2000s. In their place is unabash ... More >>