305 Live: Pitbull, Rick Ross, Flo-Rida, and More in Local Hip-Hop News

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-- Pitbull (pictured on the right with his artist Nayer) walked the red blue carpet and performed last night at the Premios Joventud that aired live from the BankUnited Center located at the University of Miami's Coral Gables campus. He didn't win any awards, but most of everybody who watched the award show say that his solo performance along with his performance with Latin artist Belinda stood out from everybody else's from the evening. Pitbull is touring and is currently wrapping up both his English and Spanish albums that'll both see a release sometime this year. [The305]

-- Big performance tonight at Transit Lounge. You have three of Miami's top hip-hop acts getting together for a night that may very well turn out to be a classic. Mayday!, along with City Of God and Jovi Rockwell team up for this very special night of performances.Mayday brings that raw live hip-hop element. City Of God brings the culmination of hip-hop and energies from various genres. And Jovi Rockwell blesses the stage with her mix of sing-song and rap rhyme patterns. It should be an eventful evening. [Transit Lounge]

-- Well, Rick Ross' big week is coming up. Next week, he celebrates the release of his new album Teflon Don, which by many standards has already been labeled a classic. The 11-track set will be Ricky's fourth album and will truly be a measure of his presence in hip-hop. Nearly every song that has been released has been backed with top-notch production and superb lyrics. And as you know, with every album Rick Ross album release - comes a autograph signing session at the Best Buy in Pembroke Pines and an official release party, which just so happens to be at King Of Diamonds this time around. Click here for more info. [iBlog126]

-- J. Nic$ releases the first leak from his upcoming project: The Stimulus Package. The song is called "The Illustration" and is produced by Ghostwridah affiliate Mr. Familiar. And judging by the sound of the record, J. Nic$ is quickly establishing himself as one Miami's next heavy hitters that we all need to look out for. Click here to listen to the song. [2DopeBoyz]

-- And lastly, Flo-Rida's video for "Club Can't Handle Me" premieres tonight on cable network E! during their 7:30PM show "The Daily 10". The video also features David Guetta who produced the song. The song is mainly from the new Step Up 3D soundtrack, but will also be on Flo-Rida's upcoming album, The Only One. [E Network]

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