Published on July 11th, 2018 | by Jessica Williams0
Jamie Foxx, Jason Derulo, Ludacris & Many Others Celebrated the 14th Annual Irie Weekend in Miami
Celebrity DJ, DJ Irie just wrapped up his successful 14th Annual Irie Weekend presented by South Florida Ford in Miami, FL. This 4-day charity weekend of events was create to raise funds for his IRIE Foundation, a non-profit organization that works year round to create a positive impact on the lives of South Florida’s at-risk youth.
This year’s festivities kicked off with the Give From the Heart #InspIRIE Dinner & Gala hosted by FOX Sports’ Charissa Thompson which was held at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel. Guests enjoyed a cocktail hour, a multi-course meal, silent and live auctions, and an incredible performance by dancehall legend Sean Paul.
Day 2 commenced with the IRIE Foundation’s #InspIRIE Kids Golf Clinic at Topgolf. This event provided youth attendees with a morning of golf lessons, encouragement, and inspirational words from various keynote speakers. Later that evening, DJ Irie hosted his Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament that included NSYNC members Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick, NFL Alumni Lawrence Taylor and Jonathan Vilma, Dancing with the Stars finalist Sharna Burgess and Josh Norman, and many others. The tournament ended with an outstanding performance by Hip Hip superstar Ludacris who was joined on the stage by actor Jamie Foxx and Tank.
Day 3 was nothing short of amazing as Samsung presented the Sprint RIE Weekend BBQ Beach Bash which featured hi-energy performances by Justine Skye and Jason Derulo; and a custom BBQ menu catered by The Food Network’s own Guy Fieri.
This year’s finale event was the Turn Down for Brunch hosted by TV personality Jonathan Cheban that included celebrity appearance by actors Anthony Mackie and Robbie Jones.