The 11th Annual Irie Weekend was celebrated in style this past weekend in South Beach, Miami. The weekend of events included a live VIP concert by “The Fugees’ very own Wyclef Jean, Golf Tournament, Barbecue and B Day Bash at Club Eleven. Hublot sponsored the VIP Kickoff party, which featured complimentary Korbel champagne, celebrity
appearances and exciting performances. Natalie La Rose, Omar Benson, Hill Harper, Cee Lo, Jermaine Dupri, and Fat Joe were just a few of the numerous celebrities spotted at the weekend events, all in support of the Irie Foundation.
Photo credit: Augustus Laurencin
Musician Wyclef got the weekend started with an excited performance. Wyclef took it back with a little Fugees “Killin’ Me Softly,” he also serenaded DJ Irie with a guitar solo for his birthday and then later ran through the crowd and climbed up a stage pole asking the crowd and media to “drop your cameras and shake it.” It was a memorable night for everyone in attendance. .
Irie Weekend raises money for the Irie Foundation, which is an organization that helps empower at-risk youth through mentor ship programs, cultural experiences and scholarship opportunities. Support the Irie Foundation by learning more @ www.iriefoundation.org.