See Crossfade's obituary for Adam Yauch as well as Crossfade's memorial slideshow of Beastie Boys concert photos.
The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch is dead. But the Beastie Boys live forever.
The rap crew's global cultural influence was cemented the moment they dropped the atomic boulder of musicality ... More >>
It was in a 1974 Dodge Dart that Q-Tip and his Tribe Called Quest brethren took a four-minute cross-country trek with "I Left My Wallet in El Segundo," the second single off the group's 1990 debut, People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm.
Now 22 years later, both car and Q-Tip are ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezMr. Q-Tip.As we wrap up 2010, Crossfade looks back at the best live performances of the year. View the full list of Miami's Best Concerts of 2010.When Crossfade first stumbled into the Hennessy Artistry party, our biggest interest was the free booze. We were thinking: ... More >>
For any fan true fan of hip-hop music, you have a handful of people to thank for your favorite genre: Run DMC, 2 Live Crew, Public Enemy, and of course A Tribe Called Quest. During its heyday, this quintessential rap collective released eight albums, earned serious Billboard success, and infused ... More >>
This past Saturday night, Banana Republican witnessed a magical moment in Overtown proving that Miami New Times columnist Luther Campbell has got it right when he says hip-hop has the power to bring people together. A true cross section of Miami's hip-hop lovers came out to Ice Palace Studios to ... More >>
Marta Xochilt PerezQ-Tip rips it real quick.
Check out the full Hennessy Artistry slideshow.
Q-Tip and the Roots
With D-Nice, Daniel Merriweather,
Kat DeLuna, secret guest Eve,
and supa secret guest Bobby Brown
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Better than: A bottle of Hennessy all to you ... More >>
There's probably nothing we love more than a private party with open bar. Well, maybe our families or something, but not much else. So when we heard that Hennessy was following in Heineken's footsteps and launching a Hennessy Artistry bash with free booze, we jumped out of our seats.We didn't get ... More >>
Miami may not have completely shed its reputation as a party mecca, even for its full-time residents. But with cats like DJ Manuvers coming up and taking over, we might one day also be known for our work ethic.Of course you might expect some fast action from one whose name is both a noun and a ve ... More >>
The look alike in question... Obama with bling?Ahhh, the early '90s: A time for plaid shirts, grunge, cheesy pop hits, and rump-shaking. And, of course, Tag Team. The Atlanta duo's hit "Whoomp (There It Is)" hit number two on the pop charts in 1993, and is certified four-times platinum in the U.S ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" RosarioTwo of the biggest selling Latino hip-hop artists join forces for the sake of good music. Legendary rap group Cypress Hill has tapped Miami's own Pitbull to join them on their new single "Armada Latina". They recently shot a music video for the vintage sounding song an ... More >>
Chef Andrea Curto-RandazzoNow here's a gal who really knows her way around a kitchen: Chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo of Talula. She co-owns and co-cooks with husband Frank Randazzo and has been since June 2003, dishing up eclectic eats inspired by Italy, Asia and the Southwest. They labeled their sty ... More >>
Anybody that was at the Q-Tip concert in Fort Lauderdale
the night before Thanksgiving was treated to one hell of a show! The
music was great, the openers were good, and even P. Diddy was in the
building buggin' out having a good time. I can't complain about Q-Tip's
set one bit. Well, I wish Phife ... More >>
Talk about your long weekends. Most of us, although not us at New Times, had a four-day weekend thanks to the Thankgiving holidays. That gave plenty of you time to celebrate Black Friday by crushing your fellow man to death as you and thousands of others rush into your local Wal-Mart to get that ext ... More >>
Photo by Eddie RosenstockQ-Tip with The Cool KidsWednesday, November 26, 2008Revolution, Fort LauderdaleBetter Than: Watching Q-Tip live on Letterman.The Review: Rap shows normally feature an MC accompanied by a tour DJ and a laptop, but when an artist such as Q-Tip brings a tight band with him onst ... More >>