For the last few years, Memorial Day weekend has brought tons of tourism to Miami and Miami Beach, and along with that, many performances and appearances by hip-hop and reggae artists. This year is no different. Check out this weekend's events, and feel free to drop a comment if you know of any other events popping off.
Friday, May 22:
Saturday, May 23:
Busta Rhymes: The rapper will celebrate the release of his new album Back On My B.S. (check for my review in Monday's Miami Herald) at Dolce Ultra Lounge. The event advertises appearanced by Jamie Foxx, Akon, Jadakiss, Swizz Beats, and N.O.R.E.
Sunday, May 24:
Best of the Best: The yearly reggae festival has grown in scope to include hip-hop artists. Usually held in Bayfront Park Amphitheatre (which is currently undergoing rennovations), the show will now be held next door at Bicentennial Park, and promises performances from locals Rick Ross and DJ Khaled, along with T-Pain, Young Jeezy, Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Wayne Wonder, and many more. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.