R. Kelly spent Saturday night at The Cabaret South Beach where he arrived in a massive limousine bus with an entourage of 14. The group sat in the back corner, ordered tons of The Judy, a Cabaret-version of a lychee martini, and, says our spy, “many mojitos.” The singer said that the club’s singers were “ridiculous” (in a good way) and that he loved them. Performing Saturday night were Freddie Colloca (on piano), Saskya Sky, Yoli Mayor, Mailyn, Cris Mar, Nestor Paz, Rachael Rage and Coffee. Mailyn, the server for Kelly’s table, belted out Alicia Keys’ If I Ain’t Got You. After that rousing performance, Kelly’s table requested she sing Adele’s Rolling in the Deep. Afterward, 19-year-old bartender/powerhouse vocalist Yoli Mayor sang Skyfall, after which Kelly, one of her favorite singers, almost brought her to tears by telling her she was “incredibly talented.”
Rapper Bow Wow and producer Jermaine Dupri were spotted Friday at E11even Miami with a big group of friends, partying like rap stars and producers in the VIP pit. After his show Saturday night at The Fillmore, comedian Dave Chapelle headed there and was spotted “popping bottles of Belvedere,” says our spy, in the VIP pit and partying with friends until the wee hours of the morning. Chapelle was also seen Friday at the SLS South Beach enjoying a cup of Americano coffee with cream and buying a pack of American Spirits. Spies say he was approachable and engaging with guests. He was with some friends at the pool and later sat at the communal table in Hyde Beach, where he was seen the next day for drinks. Also on Saturday at the same hot spot, Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots and pro wrestler Mojo Rawley were seen sharing a bottle of Ketel One in a cabana.
In town for the Tortuga Music Festival, Kenny Chesney and Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker stopped by Shooters Waterfront in Ft. Lauderdale and posed for a shot with a Shooters staffer.
Daddy Yankee, French Montana and Prince Royce were seen coming and going Friday from the YVE Hotel Miami, where they were staying while in town for the El Nuevo ZOL 106.7 FM presents Miami Bash at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Alonzo Mourning was seen shooting hoops with kids from Big Brothers Big Sisters Broward and I Have A Dream Foundation Overtown Thursday at BankUnited in Coral Gables, where he also shared tips with them as part of National Financial Literacy Month.
LL Cool J was spotted having dinner Sunday with friends at Zuma. A witness said he seemed to be in a great mood, smiling and friendly with staff and other diners.
Enjoying a off day before their Monday game against the Miami Heat, several players on the Orlando Magic including Willie Green, Andrew Nicholson, Evan Fournier, Nikola Vucevic and Dewayne Dedmon were seen Sunday at Seaspice.