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Last week Jason Derulo and clothing designer Antonio Brown stopped by Aventura Mall’s Bloomingdales to debut their clothing line, LVL XIII.

“I think the greatest inventions come with just needing something,” said Derulo of one of the line’s signature pieces that converts from a hoodie style jacket in to a backpack. “Just the fact that we are consumers ourselves … things like that just come from us and what we need.”

 

The duo first met by a chance encounter when Derulo wore one of Brown’s pieces during a performance.

“So, me not knowing that this was one of his few pairs [of shoes] I kind of danced and I kind of did my thing in them and ruined the shoes,” Derulo said.  “So he got them back and it was a wrap for the shoes. It was not like somebody else was going to wear them.”

Pronounced, level thirteen, the line offers a futuristic style of clothing. Their brand includes everything from head to toe, including a line of shoes projected to be available in February 2018.

“I think that Jason and I are really big on the experiences and kind of what we experience in the apparel and going throughout our day,” Brown said. “I think what is so special about LVL XIII is that it is trans-formative. And we did that intentionally, not just to add value to the consumer, but also so a consumer can go throughout their day wearing LVL XIII.”

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Kyle Grooms Set to Host Monthly Comedy Show on South Beach

This past Wednesday, comedian Kyle Grooms hosted a comedy show on South Beach that will be a monthly attraction in the city.  The show takes place at Drinkhouse Fire and Ice Bar, 1672 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139. The line-up consisted of, of course, Grooms, a few local features and headliner Vanessa Fraction. The next […]

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REVOLT INVADED ART BASEL WEEKEND: RETURN OF BLENDED CULTURES II

Over 1,400 fellow artists, influencers, and fans packed outthe legendary,  Maps Backlot Production House on Saturday, December 5, 2015, in Miami for the return of REVOLT’s Blended Cultures II. Taking live art to another level, attendees enjoyed anelectrifying music and art experience with multiple live exhibits, DJ sets, interactive digital graffiti, photo booths and more.King […]

REVOLT Blended Cultures II during Art Basel in Miami on December 5, 2015, at Maps Backlot Production House sponsored by Footaction and FIAT

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The CRA, City of Miami Commissioner Keon Hardemon and Headliner Market Group (HMG) will present the 2015 Overtown Music & Arts festival. The 5th annual street festival (FREE ADMISSION) is set to take place on Saturday, July 25, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the heart of the Overtown Business District on NW 3rd Avenue between 8th & 11th streets.Thousands of festival-goers are expected to take to the streets and sidewalks of the historic neighborhood – for a day full of family fun, local art, delicious food and performances from national and local artists.

The purpose of the Ovetown Music & Arts Festival is to promote and celebrate the rich history and culture of the historic neighborhood. The event has attracted thousands of attendees over the past five years and plans to widen visitor demographics with a star-studded line up of musical artists.

This year’s performances include nationally known musicians such as: Carl Thomas, Bobby Valentino, Raheem Devaughn, Melanie Fiona, Mya, and Glenn Jones. There will also be local performances from the Deep Fried Funk Band and South Florida’s local comedian and singer Larry Dogg. There will also be an interactive youth zone for kids.

Dedicated to the revitalization of the area, The CRA awarded a grant to the festival organizers, HMG, as part of its efforts to engage residents and festival participants in the redevelopment of the NW 3rd Avenue Business Corridor, specifically by showcasing the products and services of local businesses and organizations.