image via Destinee"If you plan to be successful in ANYTHING you do, be prepared to live for it, breathe it, and die for it, if need be."Destinee aka Maiden Dade aka Rita N. is a Dade County Hip Hop impresario, performer, recording artist and member of the THC Crew.Crossfade recently spoke to her by ... More >>
Jorge Marquez a.k.a. Pluck from Ink Music Group is in the middle of brokering the deal between Diddy and Xplicit for his role in the song Diddy Bop, produced by Isaac Opus. I asked him some questions about what he and his company do.This interview is an excellent resource for those interested in usi ... More >>
Queen of the Fiddler Records empire, Amy Fleisher, comes back to the music biz.
Sweat Records hangs on for its third year.
Well, now that Flo Rida's album is officially out, it'll be interesting to see how the album sells. His hit song, "Low" has been the number one song in the country for a long time, and despite the fact that we're paying attention to him because he's local, the entire music industry is looking at him ... More >>
The gatekeepers of Jamaican music once shunned Black Chiney. Now the Miami four are kings of the dancehall
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Price thinks big, snags contract with Geffen
"Take It Easy" (Sony)
Humble Lion and Empress Surrender
Local rockers Transcendence are determined to make it with or without South Florida's help
The SXSW music fest showcases the city as much as the artists
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MTV Español stars Sóniko want to take you to their planet
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No matter what happens between Push Button Objects and Seven, their friendship is over
Chris Blackwell moves into the digi-Web-world-global-video age
Two awards shows -- one upstart, one established -- battle for the dance music industry's respect
Who knew you knew Tom Dowd, or at least heard him
A brand-new label takes a chance on a little orphan has-been -- and wins
Career tanking, Michael Jackson turns to Miami for redemption
Raisin' a Ruckus
Shooting for 10,000
Dirty South documents the triumph of down-home hip-hop
Evol Egg Nart fights the evil music industry empire
A report from the Latin Alternative Music Conference
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
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Forget the protests, the visa hassles, even the bomb threat that marred MIDEM. In the end, Cuba's finest musicians rocked the house.
The biggest surprise at Havana's Cubadisco '98: A burgeoning retinue of Americans hoping to cash in
The Castro government is marketing music, and the whole world is buying. Except Miami.
After six years of litigation and millions of dollars in legal fees, one strand of Bob Marley's tangled estate has been sorted out. Almost.