Four years after the worst of the recession, finding a job is still a living hell, but your chances tend to be a lot better when you know how to do computer coding. So, in an effort to make sure more than 1,000,000 American jobs don't go unfilled because no one has the skills to do them, a team of s ... More >>
Marco Rubio may be on his way to being one of the most powerful men in Washington, DC, but that doesn't mean he's lost his common touch. Florida's junior senator unleashed his latest Spotify playlist on the world, and his music taste is pretty much that of an average Y100 listener. Let's do a track- ... More >>
WSVN has some rather ambitious coverage of the election last night for a local channel. They even sent reporter Blake Burman to the Obama rally in Chicago. Unfortunately there was a bit of awkwardness when WSVN cut to Burman solely because he was standing in the vicinity of a famous black person bei ... More >>
See also "Identity Festival 2012 Announces Tour Schedule and Lineup, Tries Again in Miami."
Last year, the Identity Festival turned out to be a real tease. There was the threat of a hurricane. The party got canceled. And we here in Miami never even got the chance to get down.
But this summer, ID F ... More >>
You know why non-EDM fans don't take DJing seriously as an art form? It's because celebrities keep ruining everything.
When shit went digital in the mid 2000s, it was the coolest thing to happen since Grandmaster Flash figured how to scratch. And consequently, DJing became more popular, experimenta ... More >>
Three days after Fergie's Miami Dolphins embarrass themselves by losing to the Buffalo Bills at Sun Life Stadium, the pee-pee-pants pop star will join her Black Eyed Peas bros, will.i.am, Taboo, and apl.de.ap for the group's final show of 2011 at the Miami Gardens house Joe Robbie built.
We hea ... More >>
Photo by Nabil ElderkinTurn on any Top 40 or urban radio station these days and it's clear there's been a massive sonic sea change.
Gone from the biggest hits are the old trunk-rattling, snare-heavy, often Middle Eastern-inspired beats that dominated the mid 2000s. In their place is unabash ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenIf you don't have tickets for Ultra, you aren't going to be able to catch Deadmau5.That's it, folks. According to Ultra Music Festival's site, tickets to this year's event are gone with 34 days left until the festival. Will more be made available? We're not sure, but we're work ... More >>
Early this morning, Ultra Music Festival organizers announced Phase Two of its lineup. Added to the 2011 bill are Duran Duran, Underworld, Kaskade, will.i.am, Erick Morillo (Live), Sasha (Vortek Live), Fedde Le Grand, Avicii, and The Disco Biscuits.Also confirmed is our previous announcement that ... More >>
Forbidden, fruit.Bumped out of the spotlight, local icon King Mango and hip hop superstar Will.I.Am have resorted to shamelessly donning blackface in order to resurrect their flagging careers.Critics say the move has set African-Americans and mangos back "1,000 years." "Will.i.am. wearing blackfa ... More >>
adanbouzoua via flickrStrumming his way to the presidency?His heart seems to be in the right place, but Wyclef Jean's political aptitude is tone deaf. Don't get us wrong, welcoming President Jean to office would be pretty cool, but he might not exactly know how to help a nation that lost 22 ... More >>
Fresh off of the enormous success of Avatar, James Cameron's latest 3D effort will include tons of live music as he teams up with Black Eyed Peas to make a not-yet-titled full-length tour film. We're not kidding.Will.I.Am spilled all the deets in a recent interview with Vibe, where he said:"We ha ... More >>
Austin LeedsHere in Crossfade we may always hype up the new or up and coming, but plenty of people come to Winter Music Conference to listen to the old standbys, and we don't blame 'em. It's perhaps the only week in the United States you can catch them all back to back. And if anyone knows how to ... More >>
Photo by Manny HernandezSpecial guest Stephen Marley joins Nas onstage at the Arsht Center.Mayday!, Goodie Mob, and NasThe Arsht Center, MiamiFriday, February 5, 2010 Better Than: BET's SOS Haiti benefit concert that took place earlier the same night, right up the street at the American Airlines ... More >>
We gotta feeling it's going to a jam-packed music weekend.So it's coming: a giant tsunami of NFL athletes, super fans, and über-celebrities that's about to engulf the magic city with over-the-top poolside parties and non-stop open bar access. And as much as Super Bowl XLIV weekend is all about t ... More >>
Photo by Chrissy PiperPassion PitHere comes the Ultra Music Festival shuffle! You have to remember nothing is concrete even on the day of the festival (Bloc Party canceled last year at the last minute). According to an official press release from Ultra's organizers, indie-rock band Passion Pit ha ... More >>
I rarely ever take flier handouts while walking at night around South Beach, but for some reason as I was leaving Klutch I took an Ultra flier from a guy. Honestly, the first thing I felt was exhaustion because I don't know if I can handle the fact that Winter Music Conference is already creeping ... More >>
via Flickr user [AJ]The most successful musical duo ever, Brooks & Dunn, are calling it quits. After selling about a bazillion records, playing every major city in the world, and winning a couple dozen awards, Kix and Ronnie have decided enough is enough. At least after one last tour... If yo ... More >>
Ah, the travesty of putting a celebrity profile to bed right before the subject implodes in scandal. You might recall Details scribe Jason Gay talked to Alex Rodriguez a mere 48 hours before news of his steroid use hit. A-Rod was smart enough to not be available for any follow-ups. Perez Hilton ... More >>
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We never thought we'd ever live to see the day when prolific LA experimental electro darling Deadalus would be co-headlining a party with Will.I.Am of the Black Eyes Peas, but we're living in strange time folks.
The Hello Miami party (Friday starting at 9pm at Dolce Ultra ... More >>