Bono was seen Friday night at Soho Beach House. The U2 frontman, who recently opened up about having glaucoma, and drummer Larry Mullen Jr. participated in an I Heart Radio interview on Friday night to which a few of the band’s fan club members won tickets.
Fresh off her own performance at Revolt, singer Jhene Aiko hosted the party Friday at South Beach club IVY, arriving with a group of friends fashionably late at 2:30 a.m. Upon her arrival she requested bottles of Hennessy V.S brought to her table and then hopped on mic performing a song off her new album for the crowd, which included Flo Rida and Busta Rhymes.
Hip hop stars Miguel, Rhymes and French Montana partied Friday night in the VIP section at Cameo where Rhymes was seen taking shots of Don Julio at the bar surrounded by throngs of women. On Saturday an “exquisite” Nicole Murphy was seen at the hip hop hot spot, partying in the VIP section until the wee hours.
Kicking off the weekend, DJ Vice and Jermaine Dupri rolled into E11even late Friday night, partying with Flo Rida until 8 in the morning. On Saturday night, the party continued with Dupri returning to hold court with the ubiquitous Rhymes at a table in the party pit, popping bottles of champagne and Ciroc. Singer Miguel also stopped by and was taken on a private tour of the swanky strip club and Touché, its rooftop lounge and restaurant.
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Ne-Yo celebrated his 32nd birthday Saturday at Prime 112.
The Revolt Music Conference (featuring Sean Diddy Combs, Ne-Yo and others) honored co-founder and CEO of Beats Electronics Jimmy Iovine, for his influence and countless contributions to the music industry with a gala Saturday at the Fontainebleau. The former American Idol mentor and Stevie Nicks ex will give a keynote speech about the future of the music business since joining forces with Apple.
While Lea Black’s fate as a Real Housewife on the Bravo network seems pretty much over, she is about to launch her career as a novelist, with the April debut of Red Carpets and White Lies, published by Beaufort Books and about something the Miami philanthropist knows well — throwing a big gala. Sound familiar?
Congrats to Miami-based singer/TV host Christian Acosta, who was recognized last week at the 2014 ALMA Awards alongside director Robert Rodriguez, Daisy Fuentes and actor Wilmer Valderrama for their impact in diversity and inclusion in American entertainment and media.