Damaged Goods and Mikey Millions are a couple of monsters on Miami's dance music scene. But when their powers combine, they transform into something much more sinister. As Caligula, these dudes have caused serious dance-floor mayhem. And they continue to be the go-to local openers for the biggest n ... More >>
Everyone's 'bout to get long-weekend wild. It's almost Memorial Day in Miami. There are way too many megaclub and nudie bar parties. But "yeah, yeah, uh," we're still gonna attend 'em all. As Mr. Trinidad says: "Got new shoes, got new clothes ... We got bad bitches and a ton of brew." It's work ... More >>
Each and every year, we here at Crossfade spend Memorial Day honoring those brave men and women who've sacrifices their lives in service and defense of these United States of America. Then the sun goes down. The bricks of dolla dolla bills come out. And we hit up our favorite titty bars (namely Ki ... More >>
The Bawse still got that fat shoe contract. But his molly sex assault verse is getting dropped from Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O." Even though women's rights organization UltraViolet, hundreds of rape victims, and 51,000 petitioners recently demanded "Reebok drop Rick Ross for bragging about drugging and rap ... More >>
Like some kind of rabid half-human, half-beaver freakshow cooked up in the laboratory of Dr. Moreau, Of Montreal is plowing through the second decade of the new millennium with a psychedelic skill set that employs the best of seemingly disparate gene pools. Of course, the crux of the band's geneti ... More >>
Grammy-tastic! Last night, amid goofy, sexually tense intergenerational banter between co-hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for its 54th Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 10, on CBS. Genre-bending ... More >>
We did it America! Whether you're superstoked or running to your local Walmart to stock up on guns, the people have made their voice heard, and we will have four more years of President Barack Obama. It took a lot of hard work and dedication from many to get here. And for those of us feeling a si ... More >>
Oy vey, what are you supposed to get a 36-year-old, 300-pound MC for his bar mitzvah? Do you go the quarter-pound of OG Kush route? Or the subtly extravagant iPad sleeve made of purebred dachshund fur route? And what's the difference between a Black Bar Mitzvah and a standard run-of-the-mill bar m ... More >>
The most recent edition of the annual BET Hip-Hop Awards was less trophies-and-speeches and more WWE Monday Night Raw. First and foremost, the Bawse Ricky Ross stirred up some seriously harsh vibes when he and Young Jeezy got into a spitty spat that resulted in the senseless smashing of a mirror. ... More >>
And the nominees are ... Kanye West, a handful of other MCs, and seven websites. During 106 and Park last night, actor-comedian Mike Epps announced that he'd be reprising his role as host of BET's annual Hip-Hop Awards, airing October 9, and revealed some of this year's nominees. Yeezy was nomin ... More >>
As the country sits waiting for the release of a certain Welsh cake eater's tax returns, other high-profilers are happy to let the whole world know how swole their pockets were this year. Forbes released its latest list of haha-they-have-more-money-than-you musicians. And this time, we're talkin' t ... More >>
President Obama has way more than 99 problems. But trying to cop a sick musical endorsement ain't one. While Mitt Romney and the Republicans flooded Tampa with whatever the fuck a Welsh cake is and refused to give awesome people high fives, President Obama made a totally hip appearance at his homeb ... More >>
See the full 34-photo Nicki Minaj at James L. Knight Center slideshow -- plus Nicki Minaj's Top Seven NSFW Moments. If you need a bad bitch ... Call Nicki Minaj. After officially confirming via Twitter that she's a "pop star" who "fuk'em like I'm still hood," Ms. Minaj rode into the MIA yesterday ... More >>
Photo courtesy of FLFM/ Club PlayDj Stevie J with DiddyDJ Stevie J first got his start with legendary Miami-based promoters Headliner Market Group, and he's still rolling along with them five years later. He's been at the the forefront of many of Miami's hottest parties over the past couple of ye ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" Rosario-- Apparently, DJ Khaled's contract with E1 Records (formerly KOCH Records) expired after the release of his latest album Victory, which spawned the ultra successful single "All I Do Is Win". Well, after bring affiliated with them for years, it seems that DJ Khaled h ... More >>
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 >>
Via Myspace / NLPGimages.comKnown for taking up your airwaves everyday at 5:00 PM for WEDR's Drive At 5 mix, DJ Entice has been a South Florida mainstay for many years now. He caused a little bit of chaos a couple weeks ago when he exclusively premiered the unofficial, yet street-official Miami ... More >>
Photo by Anthony AndersonRahsaan "A Fly Guy" Alexander -- better known simply as Rahsaan -- must be one of Miami's hardest-working individuals.The MC released his new album, Georgetown, earlier this year (get it now on iTunes.) But overall, saying that Rahsaan is "driven" is a real unde ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Up this week, Luke explains why famous rappers such as Lil Wayne and T.I. get caught with illegal guns.Earlier this month, Lil Wayne began a ... More >>
You want cool? Try this on for size. In a town and a time where everyone works every angle and drops every name, here comes a cat who, in this Head Spins interview, didn't mention the fact that we both knew each other in the old-school days of Jessie's and Rose's and Brandt's Break and Chili Pepp ... More >>
Another New Yorker takes the plunge down South.
A Sunday afternoon barbecue on South Beach is probably not the best place to interview a DJ, especially if the spinner's been knocking back mojitos for a couple hours before you pose your questions. Then again, this is the Magic City, and a large part of its allure comes from the fact that pleasu ... More >>
To hell with the economy! South Florida's lawless exotic rental car industry keeps rolling.
Local rappers know the road to stardom is through the champagne room.
Mokai's mad resident.
It's all in the stars.
The Rock the Bells tour brings a dream cast of hip-hop heroes, just for one day
A watch company and a strip joint face off
Jean Luc Godard, meet Busta
A typical afternoon for producer Jazze Pha involves jokes, beats, and plenty of cookies