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    June 18, 2014

    Ten Softest Rappers in the Game

    The mainstream rap game is servin' up so many soft rappers, we should stop calling them MCs and start calling them TCBYs. Have you listened to the hot 100 hip-hop charts lately? It's like a damn 16-year-old girl's mix tape in this mess. Someone must have let the dogs out, because all we see in the s ... More >>

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    March 28, 2014

    Hip-Hop Trio Migos Involved In I-95 Party Bus Shootout

    Atlanta rap trio Migos have had a hell of a 2014 already, with Complex naming one member, Quavo, the year's most influential rapper for his oft-imitated rhythm as the group has dropped new videos with Souljah Boy and about Emmitt Smith. Early this morning, the crew were headed south down I-95 in M ... More >>

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    October 8, 2013

    Kat Stacks Makes Rap Debut With "Bitch Who," Disses Worldstar Hip Hop's Q

    We here at Crossfade recently sat down for a chat with famed rap-groupie-turned-author Kat Stacks and learned that the woman born as Andrea has been taking control of her life and spreading her wings. She's branching out and storming the world with her full, unbridled self. Of course, the next logi ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013

    Five Reasons Today's Rappers Are Fakes

    Hip-hop has hit a new low. It's nothing but a flashy circus full of liars, cheats, and corporate scum. They all want to talk big shit about coming from the streets or representing the hood, but too many have never seen an actual corner in their lives. Not only are they liars, but they're actually h ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    Soulja Boy Posts Explicit Dick Pic! Top Five Ways to "Crank That"

    Yes, Soulja Boy showed off his pretty-boy bone on Tumblr. But, uh, it was an "accident." The platinum-selling, dance-craze-starting, go-dumb rapper posted a picture of his swaggy weiner the other day, and Perez Hilton snagged an NSFW version before it was deleted. Because we know you're as pervers ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    Ten Dumbest Rap Dances Ever: From the "Lean Like a Cholo" to the "Stanky Leg"

    Hip-hop is a rich and varied culture. It's more than just the music, encompassing street art, DJing, fashion, and most definitely dancing. But this ain't the '90s, B. In recent years, the music has become mad ig'nant, and the b-boys have followed. Almost every shitty new rap song comes with its o ... More >>

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    July 24, 2012

    A$AP Rocky Announces LongLiveA$AP 2012 Tour With Fillmore Miami Beach Show

    See also "Soulja Boy to SpaceGhostPurrp "We Gone Eat Yo Face," Thows Bath Salts on A$AP Beef." Extraordinary swag and a mouthful of gold ... Yeah, we're talking about A$AP Rocky, the preternaturally talented 23-year-old Harlem Mob boss, rapper, and grillz model who's been beefing with SpaceGhostPu ... More >>

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    July 6, 2012

    Soulja Boy to SpaceGhostPurrp "We Gone Eat Yo Face," Thows Bath Salts on A$AP Beef

    Gasping to regain relevancy in a post-"Pretty Boy Swag" rap game, Soulja Boy has inserted himself into the A$AP Rocky vs. SpaceGhostPurrp Twitter beef. Though Rocky and The Ghost used to be buddies, collaborating on tracks and rhymes, shit's gone bad. About 14 days ago, someone from A$AP's crew all ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Young Buck and Five Other Rapper Evictions or Foreclosures

    Just two months after he was the target of a drive-by shooting in Nashville, Young Buck has come under fire yet again. But this time, it's Uncle Sam pulling the trigger and blowing smoke up Buck's ass. According to TMZ, the Internal Revenue Service is demanding that the former G-Unit rapper fork ... More >>

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    February 17, 2012

    Scott Storch's Top Ten Cocaine Bangers and Blow Ballads

    ​Yesterday, Crossfade reported on prolific pop/rap producer Scott Storch's recent arrest for cocaine possession in a Las Vegas hotel. The story was simple: Homeboy didn't want to pay his bill (probably because he spent all of his money on coke) and when the cops rolled up they found a few grams le ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    Soulja Boy Gets Busted for "a Substantial Amount" of Marijuana

    ​Just as Big Boi was finally getting off the hook for trying to fly with a mountain of ecstasy, and, er, Viagra .... Another big-name hip-hopper is behind bars for possession of a controlled substance. The rapper? None other than barely-old-enough-to-drink proto-#swag spitte Soulja Boy Tell 'Em. ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    Soulja Boy Announces Macy's Mall Concert in Fort Lauderdale Tomorrow

    Go crankin' with Soulja in the young men's section.​We've all wanted to "Crank That" in the young men's section at Macy's, right? Or maybe you belong to the camp that's got a headful of skeezy fantasies about weird fun with Soulja Boy and Kat Stacks in the change rooms. Either way, go get a taste ... More >>

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    July 19, 2011

    Ja Rule's Back Taxes and the Five Other Wimpiest Rapper Arrests Ever

    ​Yesterday, Top 40 hip-hop megastar and occasional actor Ja Rule was sentenced to two years in prison for failing to file his taxes. Remember the good old days when rappers were taking each other out on their records and in real life? Or they wrote verses about crackhouses from inside crackhouses ... More >>

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    June 14, 2011

    Best of Miami 2011: Best 15 Minutes of Fame

    In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 16, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.​Best 15 Minutes of FameKat

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    May 5, 2011

    Soulja Boy Officially Kills Hip-Hop Once and For All

    Via alacoolb​​Despite repeated CPR attempts by Nas, it appears hip-hop officially flatlined last week, suffering a painful, humiliating death at the hands of an assailant known as Soulja Boy. The murderer suffers from a massive delusional disorder and he's known for many inexplicable ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Five More Bizarre Dance Styles of the 21st Century

    Move it like Berney!​Crossfade loves a good laugh at the wonderful, weird range of human expression. Hence, last week's deep anthropological studies on the phenomena that are these five crazy dances. Or the amazingness that is Mexican tribal guarachero and its related fashion. But that wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Will Kat Stacks Get Deported to Venezuela? Her Twitter Says No

    Kat Stacks during happier times.​Ahh, our favorite hip-hop ho Kat Stacks has laid claim to some of the biggest hip-hop scandals since her predecessor, Karrine Steffans (AKA Superhead) aired her dirty laundry in a tell-all book entitled Confessions of a Video Vixen in 2005, published by none other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Mixtape Of The Week: DJ Spinna - Swag Skool Volume 4

    ​DJ Spinna (no relation to New York based hip-hop producer of the same name) is a young gunn in the DJ game, but it seems that at age 17, he's further along than his competition. Good song selection, quality graphic,s and great mixing -- these are all elements that DJ Spinna's mixtapes always pos ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010
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    June 3, 2010
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    April 9, 2010

    305 Live: Local Hip-Hop News from Pitbull, Jigg, Ghostwridah and more

    Photo by David "Dro" Rosario​Two 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 >>

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    March 23, 2010

    MP3 of the Day: Tamara Sky, Pussy Violence II Mix

    ​It's here! Winter Music Conference officially begins today. What better way to get pumped up that with a DJ mix. Crossfade obsession and DJ Tamara Sky sent us the follow up to her last year's Pussy Violence mix, this one titled Pussy Violence II Lip Service.The mix feature hipster dancefloor clas ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    BET's Spring Bling Hits West Palm Beach in Mid-April

    ​Time to hit the gym because BET's Spring Bling 2010 is right around the corner. On April 10, West Palm Beach's Rivera Beach will host the spring's hottest revelers. A couple names that might be on the bill include: Soulja Boy, Chris Brown, Trey Songz and Trina.If you're a dead-ringer for Diddy, D ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009
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    September 8, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Lil Wayne, DubFest and Poplife

    While we suspected that the rain would dampen the long weekend, it wasn't the case. There was still of plenty of sun and fun to be had. So in case you were holed up in your place, here is what you missed over the weekend:DubFest 2009 at Hollywood ArtsParkPhoto by Ari Justin Rothenberg​Bunny Wailer ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009

    Top Ten Thursdays: The Top Ten Greatest Rappers Alive (Let the Haterade Rain....)

    via lilwayne-online.comDid Weezy make the cut?​Self-proclaimed "greatest rapper alive" Lil Wayne performs Sunday at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise. That boast had serious clout when Tha Carter III dropped last year. But with Weezy's ruinous rock album Rebirth in delay hell -- latest news has i ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009
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    August 26, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: "Fountain of Youth" by Purple Popcorn, Playing White Room This Friday

    ​The local hard rock-rap band Purple Popcorn does, in fact, rock, but has gotten most of its recognition from stomping all over pop hip-hop. In the early days of its formation two years ago, the band pummeled both Soulja Boy's "Crank That" and Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss," and in so doing added some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Inside the Rapper's Studio: Pryslezz

    courtesy of Pryslezz's MySpaceHip Hop groupies, and those thirsty for something new in the rap category, add another import to your list of MC's to watch. Youngstown, Ohio native Pryslezz (read: Priceless) is making music in our lil' city. He recently finished his debut album, "Rebirth of a Ki ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    Check Out one of Jim Jonsin's Latest Productions, "Sweet Dreams" by Beyonce

    photo by Aaron BristolJim JonsinThis week's New Times includes a feature on Jim Jonsin, the Coral Springs resident who's quickly become a super-producer and is blowing up the hip-hop and pop charts. (You've doubtless heard one of his recent hits, any number of synth-driven tracks like Soulja Boy's " ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009
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    February 25, 2009

    NMB Stunnaz Say Clap Them Thighs, Oh Oh, and She Want It

    I found out about the NMB Stunnaz through this video I found somewhere on the internet. They have the kind of sophisticated, organically built web presence intrinsic to millenial generation projects. NMB Stunnaz are wild and young minded, they have a hit song with its own dance, they know how to ma ... More >>

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    November 27, 2008
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    November 20, 2008

    I Set My Friends on Fire

    You Can't Spell Slaughter Without Laughter (Epitaph)

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    September 25, 2008

    Kendall Band I Set My Friends on Fire Makes It Big the MySpace Way

    A full-length album, a national tour, and hordes of moshing fans.

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    September 18, 2008

    The Chronicles of I Set My Friends on Fire, Episode 1

    If you haven't heard yet of local duo I Set My Friends on Fire, well, you are probably of legal drinking age and/or don't spend a lot of time on MySpace, so let me fill you in really quickly on what basically every teenager seems to already know about. The twosome of Matt and Nabil used to play arou ... More >>

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    August 4, 2008

    Last Night: Rock the Bells 2008 at Bayfront Park

    Justin Namon Nas performs at Rock the Bells at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami. Click here to view the full slide show. Last Night: Rock the Bells 2008 featuring A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Method Man & Redman, Mos Def, etc. Saturday, August 2, 2008 Bayfront Park, Downtown Miami Better Than: Watch ... More >>

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    June 23, 2008

    Soulja Boy Responds to Ice-T

    This is one of the few times you'll ever hear me defend Soulja Boy on anything! I'm not a fan of his music or his immaturity, although at the age of 17, I can definitely understand the latter. Recently, long-time rapper, and current Law and Order cast member Ice-T recorded a diss of Soulja Boy whic ... More >>

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    April 30, 2008

    D.C. Rapper Proverb Responds to Jay-Z Diss Track

    How intriguing are the NBA playoffs this year? Every night, brand new drama unfolds. It's more like a soap opera with athletes than anything and the latest clap-back diss song aimed at rapper Jay-Z proves that. If you're late to the party...Washington Wizards star DeShawn Stevenson and LeBron James ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2008

    Twilight Zone

    Detroit's DJ Godfather wires up the ghetto.

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    March 20, 2008

    Blog Rave

    The Internet and the rise of the Day-Glo, electro-hipster-house smashup.

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    January 31, 2008
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    January 23, 2008

    Soulja Boy Thinks he's the Hottest MC in Hip Hop--WTF??

    Uh...yeah. And Amy Winehouse is the most sober singer in England. Neither statement could possibly be true but according to MTV...Soulja Boy puts himself ahead of Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Kanye, and whoever else is out there right now as the hottest rapper alive. If we were talking about looks, maybe, jus ... More >>

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Old Dog, New Tricks

    A rap veteran at age 20, Bow Wow dispenses advice to the next generation.

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    October 25, 2007

    Orange Bowl Adios

    The crazy weirdness of the OB is what we’ll really miss

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    October 4, 2007

    Tokyo Diva--Rollerz Out

    In the South we're all about Soulja Boy, but up in New York City, a girl named Tokyo Diva and her crew are showing us how the '80s babies do it on her block -- in neon leggings, big-print t-shirts and thick, gold dookie rope chains. In part, the style seems like a new new rip off of the Cool Kids bu ... More >>

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    September 28, 2007

    The Death of Rap City

    Rap City won't be on in the afternoons anymore. The show is moving to 1 a.m., and BET is filling its old afternoon time-slot with some other video-block show. And honestly, I'm not even sure why I care. For one thing, I never watch the show in the afternoon anyway. And it'll still be on, so I'll sti ... More >>

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    September 27, 2007

    It’s Bigger than the Miami Light Project

    It’ll take a nation of millions to hold us back

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    September 19, 2007

    Southridge Soulja Boy

    Due to the success of Soulja Boy’s hit single “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” and it’s accompanying dance -- which hit #1 of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart this September -- everyone from the whitest of uncoordinated white boys: to Maury Povich guests: have been caught on YouTube with their p ... More >>

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    September 12, 2007

    Beyonce Cranks Dat

    Is everyone doing the Soulja Boy these days?? The dance is kinda fun. Kinda. Looks like Beyonce's even worked it into her routine. --Jonathan Cunningham If you want to learn how to do the Soulja Boy Crank Dat and learn: )

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