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Hip-Hop minister Joel Stigale dies after lung transplant

Plantation-born Joel Stigale used his passion for hip-hop culture to reach at-risk youth through his founding of Catalyst Hip-Hop, a Miami Youth for Christ program, currently based in Miami Springs. The program applies Christian doctrine and outreach to youths through rap and breakdance and graffiti art performances and competitions.

Entertainment

FamFest celebrates hip-hop culture in Wynwood

FamFest celebrates hip-hop culture and break-dance skills in Wynwood this weekend. Organized by top Miami dance crew Flipside Kings and performer Rudi Goblen, the event features an international dance contest, music groups ¡Mayday! and the Spam AllStars, workshops, DJs, graffiti art displays and more.

People

Gianforte: Sell state plane, ground Bullock

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte on Wednesday accused Gov. Steve Bullock of misusing a Montana-owned airplane and said, if elected, he would sell it and spend the savings to expand computer science in high schools.

People

Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener

With the usual touristy things — Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas — out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii were set to continue their practice sessions in Australia on Wednesday ahead of the opening college football game of the season.

People

Probe into Fetty Wap video shoot faults school principal

An investigation into how rapper Fetty Wap was allowed to record a music video that included drug references and a pole dancer in his old New Jersey high school has concluded that the school's principal was solely responsible and should be disciplined, according to a published report.

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Baby BGirls to Olympic Beating Airflares at Famfest

Famfest's celebration of hiphop dance in Wynwood last weekend featured everything from tiny aspiring BBoys and BGirls moving their bitty behinds to spectacular dancer-athletes spinning through the air (including a move called the Airflare adopted by Olympic gymnasts.) Famfest, organized by Miami breakdance pioneers Rudi Goblen and the Flipside Kings at the Miami Light Project's Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, may have featured a dance contest, but it was also a party for hiphop culture and how dance grows from one generation to the next.
Jordan Levin jlevin@miamiherald.com
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