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Volume 27 No. 9
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Florida Fiestas: Rap Game's Best Gather To Celebrate Miami, Music

Miami continues to rock and roll during Super Bowl week, as the EA Sports Bowl at Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest on Thursday night featured performances by RICK ROSS, LIL WAYNE, MIGOS, TRICK DADDY, TRINA, LUDACRIS, 2 CHAINZ, BALL GREEZY, YO GOTTI and FABOLOUS. Several performers "paid tribute" to KOBE BRYANT (AP, 1/31)....LIZZO performed for two hours at a pre-Super Bowl concert Thursday night, singing a duet at one point with HARRY STYLES. Lizzo also took time to celebrate and remember Bryant (HOLLYWOODREPORTER.com, 1/31). 

KINGS OF SOUTH BEACH: The DraftKings House in South Beach will be open Friday and Saturday from 1:00-10:00pm ET. BRIAN WESTBROOK, CAM JORDAN, CARLOS HYDE, CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY, DESMOND HOWARD, ERIC KENDRICKS, KYLE RUDOLPH, LARRY FITZGERALD, MALCOLM JENKINS, MARVIN JONES, MAXX CROSBY and NATE BURLESON are expected to drop by (THE DAILY).

WELCOME TO THE GRONK SHOWROB GRONKOWSKI has been in the area this week "spreading the word" about his Gronk Beach Party slated for Saturday. Gronkowski and friends were at Miami club E11even on Tuesday night, and on Wednesday, he was seen at Bodega Taqueria y Tequila "downing tacos and spreading the word." The Gronk Beach Party will "feature open bars, tons of food, and performances by top artists" including DIPLOKASKADEFLO RIDACARNAGE and Rick Ross (N.Y. POST, 1/29). Meanwhile, Gronkowski appeared on CNBC Friday to discuss balancing his personal image with taking sponsorship money from those who may not align with his values. Gronkowski said, "It gets a little too hectic. I was young and at that age, you really don't know when you are in your 20s. You're just trying to take it in for the money and that's not what it's all about. You've got to learn those values. You've got to learn those lessons. I just want to stick to things that I truly believe in" ("Worldwide Exchange," CNBC, 1/31).