Middle-finger lady: Riptide salutes you, for you are truly the soul of Miami embodied. Your patterned silk shirt: Glorious. Your tan: Immaculate. Your leather purse, gold jewelry and white pants: Perhaps wrong for a basketball contest, but oh so right.
And your look of pure glee as you shove your ... More >>
Face it, you have no idea what Cinco de Mayo is about. No, it's not Mexican Independence. But you know what? It doesn't really matter. We're just happy to have an excuse to drink all the tequila, Corona, and Dos Equis we want, and get the chance to shake our asses to some moombahton.
For everyone w ... More >>
"Retired marimbero" and Miami New Times columnist Pepe Billete doesn't know many specifics about the Battle of Puebla, Mexico's victorious May 5 mêlée against France during the Franco-Mexican War in 1862.
However, that isn't stopping the frisky felt puppet from hosting tremenda fiesta to commemor ... More >>
Be a music snob and hate on dubstep all you want -- some of us here in the 305 live for that sick bass drop, bro. There's a reason why Miami has always been the City of Bass. And few locals know that better than Juan BassHead.
It's why he's helping to launch Drop, a new weekly bass party at recentl ... More >>
Problem Kids are Miami Cubans with a message for Jay-Z about his trip to Cuba. Their response to his "Open Letter" is a new track called "Useful Idiot."
"He looks like he's praising the Castro regime, and we wanna give him a history lesson," say MCs Mario Obregon and Christian Martinez of the local ... More >>
"If anybody don't like it, they can die tonight."
That was infamous Miami rapper and 305 rider Trick Daddy's message to Lil Wayne after the Young Money maniac told 99 Jamz (and the world) that he "don't apologize" for declaring war on the Miami Heat and its fans.
Then a couple of nights ago, Trick ... More >>
Everybody's gotta answer to Da Mayor of Dade County.
The other night at King of Diamonds, it was Lil Wayne's turn, as Trick Daddy defended the 305 and his beloved #HeatGang by chasing the Young Money maniac outta the titty bar.
No word yet from KOD. But we here at Crossfade just spoke with a Miami ... More >>
As the don of Miami's KOD, business man and booty bass legend Disco Rick is the final word at "the world's largest & sexiest adult club."
So what's he gotta say about Trick Daddy allegedly chasing Lil Wayne and his Young Money crew out of King of Diamonds?
"Yo, that fake news and lies," Rick t ... More >>
It's the Boshman's b-day.
Actually, the six-foot, 11-inch NBA superstar (born March 24, 1984) turned 29 last week.
"Had a Mariachi Band for my Birthday," the self-professed "coolest dude alive" tweeted.
But he's a pro baller. And their b-day bashes last a minimum of 11 days.
So this Wednesday ... More >>
First, it was a three-page open letter directed at some shitty rapper who said extraordinarily heinous things about a city that has unconditionally and inexplicably embraced his sorry ass.
Now, Pepe Billete has rallied the troops yet again to continue the public shaming of a has-been MC in his lat ... More >>
A crazy scene is playing out in Kendall tonight, with police urging residents to stay indoors as officers battle a suspect with a high-powered rifle near Miller Drive and SW 154th Avenue.Though details are scarce, NBC 6 reports that the confrontation began when police raided a suspected grow house. ... More >>
Can't make it to this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival? We hear ya. Tickets are kind of expensive.
Fret not. Luckily, Twitter allows complete strangers to pry into the lives of those who live publicly, like Cooking Channel and Food Network idols, for instance.
This year, experience SoBe ... More >>
Each year 'round the holidays, Crossfade readies itself to receive an influx of letters from Miami-Dade County hip-hop heads asking the one question that plagues rap fans around the country: What should we stuff our favorite rapper's stocking with this year?
Well, rather than replying to each let ... More >>
It's Christmas time! Yeah, we're all fucking excited. Or excited about fucking.
We're not sure what it is about the holiday spirit, but all that humbuggery really gets our gifts ready for the ho-ing. We stockpiled our apartment with mistletoe, and we're not going to stop ordering takeout till we ge ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah ... The Holidays are all about family and delving into the true spirit of the season.
But Crossfade and Pepe Billete are not fooled by any of that swill. We know that it's all about the party and la jodedera. In his latest offering through Escoria Films, Señor Billetazo introduce ... More >>
Despite winning the majority of white voters, the Republican Party had their asses handed to them by minority voters last Tuesday. The beat-down has left the GOP in a race to figure out how, at the very least, to get more of the Hispanic vote.Bill O'Reilly has a novel idea. No, it has nothing to do ... More >>
It's been a fortnight, motherfucker.
But Chris Brown and Drake still be beefing. Even though Lil Wayne and Birdman asked very nicely that both parties squash that shit.
On June 14, Breezy and Drizzy got into a bottle-throwing fight, allegedly sparked by a dispute over Barbadian pop star Rihanna. A ... More >>
¡Vacilando heavy por la mañanita!At first, we thought our ears were deceiving us yesterday morning. Surely, no one in their right mind would give this man, Pepe Billete, a job. Yet it turns out that in the Magic City -- and specifically the offices of El Zol 95 -- anything is possibl ... More >>
Oye, Guanabacoa's most famous resident since Rick Sanchez is guaranteeing the Miami Heat will pick up its second Larry O'Brian trophy in the NBA Finals.In his latest YouTube video, Pepe Billete explains why the Dallas Mavericks suck ass while partaking in one of his favorite past times. We've loo ... More >>
Big night in Miami tonight. On one side, the Miami Heat hosting the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. On the other, the Miami-Dade elections. What's a good Miamian to do? Watch the game? Check on the election results?Well, don't fret, good citizen. Just stay with us t ... More >>
El tipo más suave de Miami!Well, it was bound to happen.
After springing out of nowhere with some serious observations on '90s retreads Live, local hip-hop boss Rick Ross, and those swell white kids behind Major Lazer, we finally managed to track down el Cubanito behind the glory.
Pr ... More >>