THE BIGGEST NAMES IN REGGAE, HIP-HOP, R&B, DANCEHALL & SOCA CONVERGED ON BICENTENNIAL PARK DOWNTOWN FOR TWO PEACEFUL DAYS OF MUSIC, FOOD & FAMILY FUN!Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Shabba Ranks, Drake, Stephen & Damian Marley, Trey Songz, Keri Hilson, Vybz Kartel, DJ Khaled, Tarrus Riley, Ace Hood, Lloyd, Sanchez, Jeremih, I-Octane, Trina, Miguel, Etana, Marsha Ambrosius, Assassin, Big Sean, Alison Hinds & More Represented!
(Miami, FL - June 8, 2011)
South Florida's premier music and lifestyle promotions companies, Rocker's Island and XO Management, would like to thank all the artists, managers, label personnel, sponsors, media, staff and of course, the fans, for making Best Of The Best Weekend 2011 a resounding success.
The longest running Memorial Weekend destination event, Best Of The Best celebrated its 5th year with two blockbuster music festivals held without incident on Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th at Bicentennial Park (1075 Biscayne Blvd.) in downtown Miami.
Day one, dubbed Spring Fest, featured the best of the best in contemporary R&B and Hip-Hop, including Miami native Rick Ross, Chris Brown,Trey Songz, Drake, Keri Hilson, Lloyd, Jeremih, Miguel, Marsha Ambrosius (formerly of the duo Floetry), Travis Porter and Big Sean. Nationally syndicated radio personality and comedian Rickey Smiley hosted the event with Russ Parr.
Dancehall icon, Shabba Ranks rocked the house on day two alongside some of the top acts in Reggae, Hip-Hop, Dancehall and Soca, including Stephen and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, DJ Khaled, Vybz Kartel (who appeared on the big screen with his band live via satellite from Jamaica), Tarrus Riley, Alison Hinds, Trina, Assassin, Etana, Sanchez, I-Octane, Ace Hood, Stephen McGregor, Chino, Richie Loop, Demarco, Gappy Ranks, Romain Virgo, Tifa, ZJ Liquid.
Best Of The Best Weekend 2011 was presented by FEVER -- The World's 1st Stimulation Drink (www.IWantFever.com
). Additional sponsors included Swift Kick Sneaker Wipes (www.swiftkickproducts.com
), now available at Walgreens.