Miami, FL – February 4th, 2014: SOULFRITO The Urban Latin Music Festival, the nation’s original and largest multicultural event for today’s Millennial and U.S Hispanic, has announced its final headline performance at Sun Life Stadium on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014. Tickets are now on sale from Ticketmaster through www.Soulfrito.com.
The celebrated producer, actor and hip-hop mogul, Busta Rhymes, will be performing alongside fellow lyricist, political activist, actor and rap artist, NAS, together with Puerto Rican actor and King of Reggaeton, Don Omar. The headlining trio will be making their inaugural and individual concert appearances on the same stage during the nation’s 7th Annual Urban Latin Music Festival in South Florida, paying tribute to the fusion of Urban and Hispanic artistic expression that now forms part of today’s mainstream music culture in America.
Additional on-stage performances at SOULFRITO will include: Juicy J, Victor Manuelle, Hector “El Torito” Acosta, Sensato, Plan B, Calma Carmona, DJ Camilo and DJ Enuff. Co-hosting the festival’s proceedings will be the popular recording artist, singer-songwriter, actress and television personality, Adrienne Bailon, together with the Dominican American presenter of Nuvo TV’s Stand and Deliver stand-up comedy show, Julissa Bermudez. Bailon and Bermudez co-star in their own reality series, Empire Girls: Julissa and Adrienne that airs on the Style network.
In 2012, The Source placed Busta Rhymes on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time, and MTV has called him “one of hip-hop’s greatest visual artists.” He has received eleven Grammy nominations for his musical work to-date. Busta Rhymes started as both a member of Leaders of the New School and a founding member of the record label and production crew The Conglomerate (Flipmode Entertainment). In November 2011, Busta Rhymes signed a deal with Cash Money Records, releasing eight studio albums, with the first being the 1995 platinum-selling album The Coming. His list of hit singles includes “Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check”, “Dangerous”, “Turn It Up (Remix)/Fire It Up”, “What’s It Gonna Be?!”, “Pass the Courvoisier, Part II”, “I Know What You Want” and “Touch It”, among several others. He is set to release his Cash Money debut, E.L.E.2 (Extinction Level Event 2), in 2014, which will be a sequel to his 1998 album E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front.
Since its inception in 2002, SOULFRITO The Urban Latin Music Festival has been the premier launch pad for emerging and established artists, as well as brands looking to connect with the multicultural U.S Hispanic audience that now forms today’s mainstream market. International blue-chip corporations, including General Motors (Pontiac, Chevrolet), Toyota (Scion), Jack Daniels, Anheuser Busch, Coca Cola, Heineken and Spirit Airlines, formed strategic partnerships with the festival in an effort to capture the country’s fastest growing demographic. SOULFRITO made an early contribution towards launching the careers of artists such as Pitbull, Wisin Y Yandel, Aventura and Kat Deluna, among others, and continues to provide an attractive platform for producers and brand partners that wish to engage second, third and fourth generation U.S Hispanics and enthusiasts of Urban Latin culture.
To purchase tickets for SOULFRITO The Urban Latin Music Festival, taking place on February 22nd at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, and for further information, visit www.soulfrito.com.