Rolling Loud Announces Dates and Early Bird Presale for Miami 2022

Returning with a vengeance after a pandemic-induced absence, Rolling Loud reaffirmed its status as live rap music’s top dog in 2021. Never fans of resting on laurels, Rolling Loud turns its sights to the new year, announcing an Early Bird ticket presale for Rolling Loud Miami 2022. Offered at a special, discounted price, the Early Bird ticket sale gives Rolling Loud’s biggest fans the first chance to nab tickets to its flagship festival. With a lineup yet to be announced, Rolling Loud Miami will return to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL on July 22-24, 2022. Limited tickets are available at 12pm ET on 12/30 at

Setting the bar as the first major festival to return to the stage in 18 months, Rolling Loud Miami 2021 boasted performances from stars like A$AP Rocky and Post Malone, welcomed dozens of rising artists for their first festival-sized performances since the start of hte pandemic, and served as a gathering place for stars like Rihanna, Diddy, Teyana Taylor, James Harden, Iman Shumpert, Tyler Herro, and many more. For the first time ever, Rolling Loud welcomed the WWE® to the festival’s main stage, hosting two star-studded bouts that aired during FOX’s WWE SmackDown®

Rolling Loud’s massively successful 2021 continued in October with Rolling Loud New York, which brought an all-star lineup of talent to hip-hop’s birthplace, and concluded in December with Rolling Loud California, which brought headliners like Kid CudiJ. Cole, and Future to San Bernardino to rub shoulders with West Coast favorites. Last week’s festival concluded memorably when Kanye West graced the stage during Future’s set, marking his first festival appearance since the onset of the pandemic.

Rolling Loud, led by founders Matt Zingler & Tariq Cherif, have even bigger plans for 2022, including festivals on multiple continents, as they continue to lead the vanguard of live music experiences in hip-hop and beyond. Stay tuned, and check out Rolling Loud on Instagram for all the latest updates.

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DJ Mario Duran Announces His Official DJ Resident Spot at Miami LIV’s Night Club

DJ Mario Duran born Mario Herazo was inspired by music since he was a young boy. Mario developed a great appreciation for all genres of music and explored his passion of music by DJing for family, friends and local schools events which then quickly developed into nightclubs. His popularity quickly grew in the club scene and he tackled his next venture, which was to become a radio dj/personality.

In 2008 Mario got his first break as an on-air DJ for IHeart radio station Mega 94.9 FM in Miami. Throughout the years, Mario began putting together his own events and branding himself into one of the most popular nightlife entertainers in Miami. He started representing for Lil Jon, Maluma, Sech and more just to name a few. He’s toured with nationally known artist across the world. From 2009 to present day, he brings down arenas all over the world from Mexico, Dominican Republic, Spain and more. Fast forwarding to 2021 Mario has come a long way to currently becoming LIV nightclub resident official DJ along with other incredible nightclubs such as Vibra Urbana and KiKi On The River in Miami. With a great team by his side he continues to strive to deliver great music, passion, and positive energy. Next time you’re in Miami make sure to check out Mario at some of the best venue’s in South Florida.

Stay connected with DJ Mario Duran for upcoming announcements and releases here.

Miami Rapper Yung Racks New Single “Like This”

Rising Miami Rap artist Yung Racks just dropped his latest single titled “Like This.” This is Yung Racks’ first single of 2021, after releasing his “Confused” EP — and “Yeah Yeah Yeah” single last year. No stranger to the music industry, Yung Racks has been putting out music for years.

This latest track shows he is a studio workhorse and continues to perfect his craft. He is set to release an EP later this year.

Twitter: @IAmYungRacks

Entertainment Pioneer and Community Activist Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell Receives Key To The City Of Miami

Pioneering entertainer and free speech advocate Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell was honored with a Key to the City of Miami yesterday (October 16, 2018) in recognition of years of service to his hometown as an entrepreneur, philanthropist and community activist. The honor comes just weeks after the debut of the multifaceted legend’s latest venture, the critically acclaimed STARZ docu-series Warriors of Liberty City, has served to not only change the narrative around one of Miami’s toughest neighborhoods but also to spotlight Campbell‘s decades long dedication to his community. “Luther Campbell has established himself as a source of inspiration for Miami’s youth, empowering them to pursue a life guided by education and entrepreneurship,” said Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, who personally presented this most recent honor at Miami City Hall. Since his controversial entry into the public eye, taking on the Supreme Court in 1994 as a member of ground breaking rap group 2 Live Crew, Luther Campbell has reinvented himself time and again as a music executive, owner of the first truly independent hip hop label, sports analyst, columnist, author and political hopeful. But throughout these various professional evolutions, Campbell has been a consistent advocate for Miami’s underserved communities. That advocacy started nearly 30 years ago when Campbell founded the Liberty City Warriors Optimist Club, a youth sports programs that has become a cornerstone of the Liberty City community. While the Warriors are best known as a pipeline for young football players into the NFL – alumni of the program include Chad Johnson, Devonta Freeman and Teddy Bridgewater – the culture built around the organization goes far beyond the outlet it creates for the kids involved.  “At the height of my music career, I never promoted the program,” Campbelltold CBS Miami earlier this summer. “It was never about a photo op for me because I was one of these kids. I wanted this to happen organically and it took a long time for this to be exposed to the world. I wanted to show a different side of Liberty City. In this docu-series, we do something that’s never been done before. You are a fly on the wall and you get to see black men providing for their families and giving back. You’ll see African-American women giving back and a whole community coming together.” “I look at these stories like Blindside,” he further explained to Vice Sports ahead of the release of the docuseries, produced in partnership with Lebron James‘ Springhill Entertainment. “You never see documentaries or movies where a black man is taking care of his own kids,” Luke says. “You never hear the story of the community helping a family that needs help.” The last of six (6) episodes of Warriors of Liberty City airs this Sunday, October 21st on STARZ at 8pm EST. In addition to his service through the Liberty City Optimist Club, Campbell continues to use his platform as a columnist for the Miami New Times to speak out on socio-economic inequality in Miami and once famously ran for Mayor of Miami. Along with receiving the key to the City of Miami, Campbell was also previously honored with the key to the City of Miami Gardens.

#WordToTheWise: “Quality Over Quantity”

A lot of artists have 100 plus songs under their belt and still wonder why they haven’t got “on” yet.

So until you know that you’ve found your sound as an artist, don’t try to knock out as many songs as you can in one studio session. Find one record (at a time) that you love, and perfect it. It only takes one hit. ?

#WordToTheWise is quality over quantity!

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#WordToTheWise: “Brand Yourself”

Brand yourself. Find ways to separate yourself from the rest. Have a personality that doesn’t distract from your music, but rather compliments it, and ultimately attracts more fans.

Ms. Cardi B is a prime example! People fell in love with Cardi’s unfiltered persona on TV and social media, and when people started to listen to her music, they were pleasantly surprised. Not only that, once Cardi started gaining some heavy clout, she NEVER changed — and people love her even more for that!

And what about Blac Youngsta?
His Instagram videos are beyond hilarious, and even if we don’t get what he’s talking about half the time, he makes us laugh, and we continue to go back to his Insta for more. Best believe, when he drops any posts about his music, that we’re here for that too!

#WordToTheWise is brand yourself as an ARTIST, your music and image goes hand and hand.

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John Fifth Releases Visuals For “Lil John”


Miami native John Fifth is locally recognized as being a talented artist/producer around his way and now that the new year is in full swing, he looks to up the ante for his musical pursuits with the release of his forthcoming project “A Story By John Fifth.” Today he unveils the official visual for his lead single “Lil John,” which is a creative homage to Youngbloodz & Lil John’s early 2000’s hit “Damn. Directed by Ali Dope, the visual finds John Fifth stopping through various neighborhoods in New York City.

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