A big weekend for DJ Irie and friends

06/23/2014 3:54 PM

06/23/2014 7:12 PM

Back in Miami after the NBA Finals, Dwyane Wade got together with pal Jamie Foxx and pro golfer Rickie Fowler to pose with the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship trophy Friday at the Miami Beach Golf Course for DJ Irie’s charity weekend benefiting South Florida youth.

On Saturday, Irie celebrated his birthday and big weekend with a closing party at E11even Miami. Among the celebs seen there: boxer Floyd Mayweather, record producer Jermaine Dupri, who relieved Irie from his day/night job and took over the turntables, and, arriving late, Puff Daddy, escorted by the club’s owner to the chichi VIP level where he and Foxx were “both on the mic, shouting out happy birthday messages.”

Foxx and Irie, we’re almost positive, will be among the names seen at the opening show Wednesday at Sun Life Stadium for Beyonce and Jay Z’s On the Run Tour. Also expected backstage Wednesday are Wade and Gabrielle Union, NY Jets quarterback Geno Smith and Jay Z’s favorite cognac, D’ussé. Made from the cognac is Duces, a cocktail mixed with ginger ale, grenadine and lemonade, which is being exclusively mixed to quench the thirst of all celebs paying their respects backstage.

Erasure’s Andy Bell was seen Friday night hanging out with drag queen Elaine Lancaster at The Forge. And despite DJ Maxwell Blandford’s masterful mixes of retro disco, Erasure’s rendition of Abba’s classic Take a Chance on Me was, says our source, “the essential song of the night and had everyone up and dancing.”

Over at Wall, San Antonio Spurs player Marco Belinelli was seen Thursday, celebrating his NBA championship, with an entourage of 20 friends. “Miami treated him well,” says our spy, especially “the ladies,” a group of whom left with them. Sitting right across from that table was Chris Bosh and six friends. The two groups were seen talking to each other — “no bad blood,” says the spy. Also there that night, Entourage’s Adrian Grenier, who was with a big group of friends but “left with a mystery blonde,” around 4 a.m.

Indiana Pacers player Paul George was seen Friday celebrating a friend’s birthday at Cameo. The large group was seen guzzling Dom Perignon throughout the night.

Alex Rodriguez was seen Saturday afternoon working out at Equinox South Beach.

Don’t call TMZ just yet! The Broward County Sheriff’s office is planning on handcuffing football Hall of Famer and former Miami Dolphins player Dwight Stephenson at 10 a.m. Wednesday at The Airport Sheraton in Dania as part of its Jail & Bail fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

About Madeleine Marr

Madeleine Marr

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Former fashion and food writer Madeleine Marr joined the Miami Herald in 2003. The native New Yorker's celebrity coverage includes features, interviews, events, red carpets, premieres, award ceremonies, style, news and gossip in the South Florida area and beyond.

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