Lots of really stellar talent is hitting stages all across Miami this week.
No matter what you fancy -- hip-hop, dreamwave, math rock, experimental, country, or just plain pop -- you can find it right here in your hometown.
Representing the freshest talent from all corners of the country, here ar ... More >>
When Miami throws an end-of-year blowout, it's guaranteed that everyone is going home broke. And drunk. And accompanied by some creepy-sexy stranger who'll ask for money in the morning.
So if you wanna wake up in 2013 with empty pockets, a booze-damaged brain, and a bed full of hot mess, check out ... More >>
Art Basel Miami Beach is officially in full swing.
So even though we've already hit you with the ten best EDM parties and the fifteen best parties period ... The awesome arty parties just won't stop keep cropping up.
And the best thing about these six? Some of them are totally free!
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The rap game is tough. Some might say it's no place for a lady. But those people would be chauvinistic douche popsicles.
The truth is it takes a tough lady to top the charts. At the top, it doesn't matter if you're sexy. You're judged by the content of your lyrics and the freak of your flow.
Only ... More >>
From the Prince of Brooklyn to the baddest 'fro in popular experimental jazz ... The Adrienne Arsht Center has just announced the six-act lineup for its inaugural Live at Knight concert series.
Jumping off in October with Talib Kweli & Res's Idle Worship and ending seven months later with Esper ... More >>
With DJ Fly Guy
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Better Than: Going to sleep early and waking up for work after celebrating Fourth of July.
You always have to wonder what it means when you see a rapper's name on a flyer for any club in South Beach.
Will said rapper be actually pe ... More >>
TwitpicDon't expect these guys at Occupy Miami.Occupy Wall Street has been swarming with acoustic appearances by musicians like Tom Morello, Talib Kweli, and Jeff Mangum. But Occupy Miami still hasn't drawn in Pitbull or Gloria Estefan. Guess that's no big surprise.
As the Occupiers round out a sec ... More >>
Since erupting in New York City's Zuccotti Park on September 17, the #occupywallstreet movement has been taking the nation by storm with it's populist rage and youthful vigor.
One sure sign OWS is a youth movement is the increasing number of musicians and performers who have been dropping by unanno ... More >>
Black Star's Mos Def and Talib Kweli
With Jay Rock, Black Bobby, and DJ D-Up
Presented by Rock the Bells
Fillmore Miami Beach
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Better Than: Most Tuesdays on God's great spaceship, Earth.
Time travel can be a really good time. Especially when you're talking about takin ... More >>
He's a rapper. He's a scholar. He's the next candidate for the President of Hip-Hop.
In just a couple of hours, Miami-via-D.C. rap mastermind, Square Biz label boss, and Harvard grad Larry Harris Jr., known on the streets and in the studios as Black Bobby, will be holding down the early slot at ... More >>
Back in the day (circa 1998), an underground rap slab hit the streets and it was called Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star.
The duo behind this record -- Black Star, consisting obviously enough of Brooklyn MCs Mos Def and Talib Kweli -- took its core concepts (and its name) from Marcus Ga ... More >>
Black Star's Mos Def and Talib Kweli.Yeah, we livin' in the era of ringtone rap.
But a few days ago, we here at Crossfade got word that the Rock the Bells Festival Series will be bringing Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, and Mobb Deep to Miami Beach. So we started getting all nostalgic about that "Go ... More >>
via FlickreviewRAlongside Mos Def, Talib Kweli was Black Star, a duo that created the soundtrack -- via hand-me-down cassette -- to this writer's late-'90s college days. Somehow, their socially conscious, Afrocentric hip-hop totally articulated how we felt as a nerdy, suburban white girl driving ... More >>
Talib Kweli, left, and 9th Wonder, right, hit the Red Bull Music Academy.Yo, homie. We here at Crossfade have dug up another pair of rap-related throwdowns for your already thick-ass Winter Music Conference party plan.
This Thursday and Friday, critic's fave Talib Kweli and superproducer-slash- ... More >>
Ever since Lil Wayne got out of the clink last week, the hip-hop industry has been insanely buzzed about what Lil Tunechi's gonna do next.
Yet, for diehard heads who've been with the game since Busta was just a shortie in Leaders of the New School, hip-hop's never lost its excitement or fervo ... More >>
Crossfade looooves the Florida Room and its hidden, Art Deco, '30s-gangster vibe. Sure, the cocktails are expensive but 1) they're delicious (especially if someone else is buying), and 2) you can always perfect the cheapskate's art of pre-gaming and then treating yourself to one or two, to be sip ... More >>
via myspace.com/soulflower777Soulflower, the evening's hostessOfficial Listening Party for Soulflower's Electric Mothership Saturday, May 30, 2009 The Tikki Beach Boat, Miami BeachBetter Than: Whatever was going on across the street at the Eden Roc.The Review:It's officially summer, as Miami's sc ... More >>
Yesterday at Culture Kings, Chester French played a free acoustic set for a crowd of cool kids and industry types. Chris O, owner of the high end clothes, sneaker shop, and artist collective said "The label contacted us and set it up." Ed Agudello, the Digital Account Director South East for Univer ... More >>