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A Thrilling Weekend In Miami With J.Cole, Kat DeLuna & More

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This past weekend, Kiki and I attended the inaugural “Hotel Thrillist” in Miami Beach at the Fontainebleau hotel. The weekend felt like a summer camp for journalists, bloggers, and tastemakers with tons of food and entertainment.

Rapper J.Cole was the special guest on Friday night. He greeted attendees at a cocktail hour and dinner, which featured mouth-watering food from Fontainebleau restaurants Scarpetta, Hakkasan, Gotham Steak, and Solo.

Mike Navarra (Sony), IB (J.Cole’s DJ), J.Cole, Flavie Bagnol (Thrillist), Mike (J. Cole’s road manager)

After dinner, we attended the after party at Liv nightclub where DJ Soul was spinning, and J.Cole performed:

The next morning started right, thanks to Scarpetta restaurant:

On Saturday morning, the “Thrillist Bazaar” took place by the Fontainebleau pool, featuring classes by Scratch DJ Academy, Capoeira dance presented by the Miami Capoeira Project Inc., and the Thrillist photo booth cabana, presented by Sony Cyber-shot.

There were also a few clothing and accessory brands showing their goods at the Bazaar, such as the House Of Jackie Brown (whose bathing suits will be available soon on our sister site, DJPremium.com).

Ryan of Stunner of the Month

DJ Elle was providing the tunes by the pool:

Around 3pm Hotel Thrillist at the Fontainebleau looked like an episode of “MTV Spring Break”:

Kat DeLuna performed by the pool:

Nice abs!

Leaving the hotel we ran into Teyana Taylor:

Check out her nails!

Later that night, guests attended the “Torched Miami Night” at Red Steakhouse, presented by Bacardi Torched Cherry. Kiki and I wore fabulous dresses by designer Sammy B.:

Marlene (Generic Surplus) and Kiki

Me (EMitts)

We were still hungry…so we continued with our own little celebration at Gotham Steak:


The after party was outside at the Fontainebleau pool:

Marlene (Generic Surplus) and Nick (John Varvatos)

Sunday, most guests used the day for some rest and relaxation. We spent the day at the beach, in the streets of South Beach, and once again – the Fontainebleau pool!

Brooke Hogan

We ran into Brooke Hogan in South Beach. She mentioned her new album is half way completed, and currently does not contain any features.

Heading out of Hotel Thrillist for the last time, we ran into DJ Soul:

We would like to thank Thrillist for a wonderful weekend!

Here are some random pics from the South Beach area, for your viewing pleasure:

Cool kicks by adidas

More cool kicks by adidas

This car matched Kiki’s dress!

Muscle Man

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