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Cocaine Cowboys

Cocaine Cowboys

The cocaine trade of the 70s and 80s had an indelible impact on contemporary Miami. Smugglers and distributors forever changed a once sleepy retirement community into one of the world’s most glamorous hot spots, the epicenter of a $20 billion annual business fed by Colombia’s Medellin cartel. By the early 80s, Miami’s tripled homicide rate had made it the murder capital of the country, for which a Time cover story dubbed the city “Paradise Lost”.

Cocaine Cowboys - A Film By Billy Corben And Alfred Spellman

Billy Corben And Alfred Spellman

Billy Corben, a South Florida native, has worked all over the world as a producer, director, actor and writer for over 20 years. Corben and his producing partner, Alfred Spellman, formed their first production company in 1994 while both were sophomores in high school, and together they made several award-winning shorts.

Pitbull - Biography

Pitbull – Biography

Pitbull returns with his second album after his gold selling debut LP ‘M.I.A.M.I.’  (the biggest-selling bilingual hip-hop debut in more than a decade, selling more than 600,000 copies).  Not since Cypress Hill’s debut, has a Spanish-fluent rap artist achieved such sales levels.

Mayday featuring Cee-Lo - Groundhog Day

Mayday featuring Cee-Lo – Groundhog Day

Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! Everybody take cover because the next big thing is about to hit. Hailing from Miami Beach, comes ¡Mayday! the alt-rap duo and brainchild of Plex, a Miami DJ / producer, and  MC Bernbiz, a local MC hero, among the Miami club circuit. Plex and Bernbiz who have shared the stage with The Roots, Method Man, Red Man, Mos Def, and too many others to name… are finally here to bring us ¡Mayday! and raise some hell.