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Upcoming Event: 1/23 – Saturday Mic Live at Catalyst

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Props and Bonds Presents: SATURDAY MIC LIVE
SATURDAY JANUARY 23rd
9PM – 2AM
@catalyst_hh 301 Westward Drive, Miami Springs, FL 33166

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Upcoming Event: 9/19 – Props and Bonds x VCC Presents Saturday Mic Live at Catalyst

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Props and Bonds x VCC Present: SATURDAY MIC LIVE
Saturday September 19th at @catalyst_hh
301 Westward Drive, Miami Springs, FL 33166
Doors Open @ 9PM | Everyone Invited

PRESENTING:
Silenthand Fismits (@luni_lovin & @ksvctr)
@meydayworld
@original_brees
@crossgotflavors
@illlogicz

PRODUCER BATTLE:
@305curtis
@yachleel
@mr.klassik
@jordievipaths

DJ SETS BY:
@deejaytwin
@6cardinal

POWERED BY:
@silenthandent
@nikkisiixx
@officialvcc
@wedoitfortheloveofmusic

VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY BY:
WeDoItForTheLoveOfMusic.com

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Culture Shock: Miami’s Indie Scene Looses Venue Support

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For the last two years Miami’s Indie Scene has taken a toll on where or when a local hip-hop showcase will happen. One of the biggest concert venues GRAND CENTRAL in downtown Miami has announced they’ll be closing their doors on September 26. And before a mass amount of supportive venues have shut down as well: The Stage Miami, LMNT, Club Eve, The Nest, The Goose Lounge, and the list goes on and on. We may call this a local entertainment recession right now.
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Here’s a bit more information on me and my experience with Miami’s Indie Scene. I’ve coordinated events in Miami and West Palm Beach areas since 2011-2014. With my accounted history I’ve coordinated about 50+ shows that were artist showcases, networking events, artist listening events, beat competitions, open mics, anniversary parties, The Walking Dead Viewing Party called iScream Sundays, and even a yearly event called Blogfest. I would say I was a lucky promoter guaranteeing venues at no cost because of the quality of the show I was providing. The bar will make their money off drinks and I’ll cover the events expenses with what I made off the door. As the years passed the harder it was to get a show booked, venues I previously worked with wanted to start charging me $1,500 to book a show on a Wednesday night, they would never give me weekends considering my crowds supported me more on the weekends. Also my budget wouldn’t allow me to cover these expenses which made it even harder to book shows.

IMG_0061For the last two months I’ve partnered up with PropsAndBonds who’ve coordinate monthly events within the Miami Scene and also coordinating Vice City Cypher’s Saturday Mic Live at Catalyst. From January-August I was living in California, I came to visit and was hoping to coordinate my sites 5 Year Anniversary show. I asked for their help and we’ve came up short. Every venue PropsAndBonds met with said they would love too but can’t since they’re going to be closing down due to higher rent costs within the Wynwood community. Which startles me because this is where the new Miami reached out to and helped grow from what it was. No one would have set foot in this area 10 years ago but now it’s the talk of the town. But will it still be considering now venues are no longer interested in working with the hip-hop community. Even though it’s been difficult we’re still working hard to make this event happen and give an amazing show with the best hip-hop artist we know.

The harder it is for a promoter to book shows will make it even harder for an upcoming artist to get some time on stage or be able to present a live show in-front of a real audience. As you see as artist you need to come up with creative ways to get your performance out there. There’s an artist who I know that goes out of his way and performs live on the street with a mic connected to a speaker. He’s name is Stide Prince and he calls these pop-up performances The FUCK YOUR VENUE TOUR. But there are issues with doing these type of shows you need a permit from the City of Miami. Or they will shut you down.

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I feel that we all need to come together in working to getting more shows coordinated and get more possibilities for the independent artists to perfect their craft. If you have any ideas or know any venues that will be interested in working with me contact me via Twitter at NikkiSiixx.

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Upcoming Event: 8/22 – Props and Bonds x VCC Present: SATURDAY MIC LIVE

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Props and Bonds x VCC Present: SATURDAY MIC LIVE
Saturday August 22nd at @catalyst_hh
301 Westward Drive, Miami Springs, FL 33166
Doors Open @ 9PM | Everyone Invited

PRESENTING:
Silenthand Fismits (@luni_lovin & @ksvctr)
@officialvcc
@brassballs09
Zolumun Grunji
The Benchwarmers Clique

PRODUCER BATTLE:
@beatsbyyee
@3_souls
@K1NGPIN412
@divinedonjulio

DJ SETS BY:
@deejaytwin
@charlesfastvcc
Syberian Space Bar (@mralexisbeats & @meydayworld)

POWERED BY:
@silenthandent
@nikkisiixx << I'll be there! Let's Network @officialvcc
@wedoitfortheloveofmusic

VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY BY:
WeDoItForTheLoveOfMusic.com

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Upcoming Event: 6/20 – Saturday Mic Live at Catalyst Miami Springs, FL

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Saturday Mic Live
June 20th 2015 | Doors Open 9PM
301 Westward Drive, Miami Spings Fl 33166

Once again the 3rd Saturday of the month is upon us and Saturday Mic Live, Props and Bonds’ monthly FREE event, hosted by Luni Lovin and Kosi Victor of SilenthandENT alongside Syberian Space Bar (Mr.Alexis & Meyday Hansen), is right around the corner!

Returning to our stage along side SML newcomers we have:
Roc Sol Band
Orange Flight
Animalia
Wil. E Haze & 2Bongz.

This month we have a ravenous 4-way Producer Battle featuring:
The Wally West
King Vintage
Gho$t
DJ Silver Foxx

Closing out the show will be SML hosts Luni Lovin and Kosi Victor aka the Silenthand Fismits. So on Saturday June 20th, come rock with Props and Bonds: The Currency of the Culture!

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Upcoming Event: 4/30 – Props and Bonds Presents “The Flight Club” at Brisky Gallery in Miami

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Props and Bonds Presents: The Flight Club
Thursday April 30th @ Brisky Gallery
130 NW 24th Street, Miami, FL 33127
Doors Open @ 9PM | 18+ to Party | 21+ to Drink
Open Bar ALL NIGHT

LIVE SETS BY:
Silenthand Fismits
BarikudaxDeathwish
Tay G
Dashius Clay
NoEmotion GoldMask
Gill Graff featuring Emilio Rojas
Seanetta Carson

POWERED BY:
BOLS Liquor
ONLI Beverages
SilenthandENT
ViceCityCypher
We Do It For The Love Of Music

FOOD PROVIDED BY:
Passion BBQ Food Truck
Liquid Ice Cream Food Truck

VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY BY:
WeDoItForTheLoveOfMusic.com

-Let em know NikkiSiixx sent ya!

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Upcoming Event: 01.29 – Vice City Cypher Presents The Flight Club

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Last year VCC returned with a brand new cast and renewed sense of ambition as we took off into the skies in search of good vibes and dope music. In 2015 we’re continuing our flight plan to the top as we bring you nothing but the best in shows and independent artists. So come rock with us this month and see just how much better life is when you’re a part of The Flight Club!

Thursday January 29th 2015
@ Railroad Blues
28 NE 14th Street, Miami, FL 33132
Doors Open 9:30PM
Ladies 18+ | Guys 21+
Ladies FREE before 11PM
Guys $5 before 11PM

PERFORMANCES BY:
Silenthand
Divine Don Julio
Troy B
Nell B
Seanetta
Fraser In The Flesh

MUSIC BY:
Siberian Space Bar
DeeJay Twin

Tix Available at: BUY HERE

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Event Recap: #BLOGFEST2014

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BLOGFEST 4th Annual Networking Event brought to you by NikkiSiixx.com. A Night Event that is meant for Bloggers, Musicians, Producers, DJs, Clothing Lines, and Music Lovers. Held at Propaganda Lake Worth, Florida. Live Performances By ER305, B2DADOT, CHYNA J, AVIANT REDZ, ART MORERA, and UNHEARD OF. Sponsored By: NikkiSiixx.com, BEZ Stylz Clothing Line, SAE Institute, Vice City Cypher, Jojosblock.com, and Womazing.com.

Audio: Ron Slyda – Blue Summer
Video/Editor: NikkiSiixx

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Upcoming Event: 12/20 – VCC Presents Saturday Mic Live

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Every 3rd Saturday of every month, Vice City Cypher present to you Saturday Mic Live (#SML). This month we have another amazing line up of artists as well as an 8Player Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament…That’s right, EIGHT FREAKING PLAYERS! So come as you are and bring the neighborhood with you.

Saturday December 20th 2014
@ Catalyst Hip Hop Miami
301 Westward Drive Miami Springs, FL 33166
Doors Open 9PM
FREE ENTRY | NO COVER CHARGE
All ages – Everyone’s Invited!

PERFORMANCES BY:
FayBN
Roy Fortyy
Paradox
H-Block
UnHeard Of
Jahnoi Walters
Muzik Jones Drew

MUSIC BY:
Siberian Space Bar
DeeJay Twin

Come catch an ass whoopin’ in Smash Bros! Oh…and come rock with us too! Lol

Upcoming Event: 10/17 The Flight Club at Moonchine Bistro


Join the take-off in the rebirth of the Vice City Cypher with the introduction of a new event series: The Flight Club.

Friday October 17th
@Moonchine Bistro
7100 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami FL 33138
Doors Open 9PM
Ladies FREE Before 11PM
$15 Door Entry | $10 Presale Tix
Ages 21+

**Buy your tix ahead of time**

PERFORMANCES BY:
Julio Divine Ochoa
Young Blesson
Seanetta Carson
Kairo Lavoe
Just-This Crew

MUSIC BY:
DJ Twin

So pack your bags, step aboard, and become a member of The Flight Club…

Upcoming Event: 06.13 – Spit305 Summer Camp at Moonchine

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FRIDAY THE 13TH

VICE CITY CYPHER & MOONCHINE
Proudly Present

#SPIT305: SUMMER CAMP
FRIDAY THE13TH Edition
w/ Special Guest: QWEL ( Typical Cats)
@ MOONCHINE ASIAN LOUNGE
7100 Biscayne Blvd

Miami’s New Hot Spot for #SushixSpokenWordxHipHop invites you to experience our new Summer Series: SPIT305: SUMMER CAMP
where everyone is welcomed to come in your Beach / Summer Attire in celebration of the Season of “Fun in The Sun” & “Sexy Summer Nights”
Come out and Dine/ Drink/ & Party with us to the sounds of South Florida’s most talented Spoken Word Poets,
R&B/ Neo Soul Singers, & Hip Hop Acts.

For this Special “Friday the 13th” Edition

* Wear Some Beach / Summer Attire get a Free Lust Vodka Drink before 11pm.
with RSVP @
WEBSITE

*Wear Some Gorey/ Bloody Make Up get a Free Lust Vodka Drink Before 11pm
with RSVP @
WEBSITE

Live Performances by:
YOLI MAYOR
RAY CRUZ & POI
LEGACY
BARIKUDA DEATHWISH
KING ANGELO
DEE FOE
CHRIS BLACK
SGB/ HOOD HIPPIES
BIG BLESSON & DIVINE
WORDSofMOUTH

*Last But Not Least
VICE CITY CYPHER brings you
Special Guest of Horror:
QWEL ( Typical Cats / Qwel & Maker/ Galapogos 4)

Lets kick the Summer Off with a
“BLOODY GOOD TIME”

DJ Twin on the 1s & 2s All Night Long
Open Mic 9 – 10:30pm
Sign Up By 10 to be assured a spot.

2×1 before 11 / Sushi & Thai til 1am
FREE DRINK BEFORE 11 w/ RSVP at
WEBSITE
$15 Cover Night of Event Includes Drink/ Presale Tickets Available at a Discount // Valet Parking

Call 786-326-0640 For Dinner Reservation
& Bottle Specials
Dinner Starts at 9pm
Followed by SpokenWord & Live HipHop

NikkiJoMazing – Season One Episode Four

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NikkiSiixx x JojosBlock x Womazing brings you NIKKIJOMAZING a weekly hip-hop show brought to you by these four strong women in the hip-hop community. We bring you an exclusive episode recapping last week’s episode with QuESt but with Live footage from the show at Culture Room! Co-heading tour “While You Wait Tour” with Logic. Then a recap from Sunday’s Block Party Event brought to you by 8and9 x SAE x Becks Beer x Prez P x JNICS at The Showroom. Check out what events we’ll be attending to this week in Miami, FL… Thursday May 29th Blackbird Ordinary, Friday May 30th Moonchine. Stay tuned every Monday 4PM Eastern. Don’t forget to subscribe and follow us on twitter @NikkiJoMazing and INSTAGRAM

Upcoming Event: 04.04 – CLOUD 954 at Mosaic Cafe

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Vice City Cypher x Mosaic Cafe
Proudly Present

CLOUD 954 @ MOSAIC CAFE
8652 GRIFFIN RD
(Corner of Griffin & Pine Island)

Browards New Hot Spot for HIP HOP / SPOKEN WORD / HOOKAHS & Good Times with Friends.

9 – 10:30
MC Cyphers/ Spoken Word / Open Mic

Live Sets By:
SUSIE GREEN
PROSPER
THAT CHICO FAAB
SKILLS MEDINA
SOUP THE FISHERMAN
PHEONIX ROSE
KING ANGELO
JAMELEON
NOEX
LA GUARDIA

DJ TWIN Spinning HipHop/ R&B / DanceHall / & More…

All Night Hookah $20 / $20 Buckets

18+ // 9 – 2am // $5
Get Their Early for Couches & Open Mic

Upcoming Event: 02/14 Local Love at Moonchine

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Vice City Cypher x Moonchine Asian Bistro Moonchine Asian Bistro + Lounge + Bar
Invite You and Your Special Someone to

LOCAL LOVE
Valentines Dinner/ Show
@ MOONCHINE LOUNGE:
7100 Biscayne Blvd

A Celebration of our Community,
Those Who Love our Community,
and Those IN-Love in our Community.

Join us for Moonchine Delicious Valentine Dinner Specials & Enjoy

DJ Twin Setting the mood Spinning
R&B/Neo Soul/HipHop

Spoken Word

Stand Up Comedy by
NO EMOTION GOLD MASK

Live Hip Hop by:
ORION
ART MORERA

& The Lovely Voices of:
SUSIE GREEN
BLUETTE NEGRON ( Orlando / R&B )
ADRIENNE MACK DAVIS (N.Y./NeoSoul)

Nothing But Love for our Lovely Sponsors
www.jojosblock.com
www.nikkisiixx.com
www.womazing.com
www.dopartistry.com

You make the reservation,
We’ll Pamper you and your date
& give you a Valentine’s like no other.
No Wait / No Rush / No Cover / No Stress
Great Valentines Dinner Packages & Special Drinks

Dinner 8-11 / Entertainment 10:30 – 1/ 18+ /
No Cover w/ Dinner
For Dinner Reservations 786 326 0640
or Inbox Rudy Barro

Upcoming Event: 11/15 – Vice City Cypher + DopArtistry Presents: Cloud 954 at Mosaic Cafe

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Vice City Cypher Inc. & DopArtistry
Proudly Present
Our New Broward Monthly…

FRIDAY 11/15
CLOUD 954 @ MOSAIC CAFE
8652 Griffen Rd
Cooper City FL 33323

Comfy Couches / Outside Patio
Cheap Hookah/ Beers / Food
Spades / Dominos/ Chess / XBox
Grown & Sexy Lounge Atmosphere with a Hip Hop Vibe.

DJ TWIN Spinning Gold School HipHop/ Reggae / FreeStyle and More….

MC Cyphers/ Spoken Word / Open Mic
@ 9-10:30
w/ Special Guest Poet
BEE

Live Performances @ 11:30
NO EMOTION GOLD MASK
DIALECK
WATERMOUTH ENT.
FRASIER IN THE FLESH
RAPPER RICH
D GREEZY
JADA BLAZE

“KING OF THE SKILL”
1 vs All MC BATTLES for $$$
You battle mc after mc until you loose.
Judged by the crowd, so bring out your peoples. Battles Filmed for YOUTUBE.

18+ // $5 Cover // $10 to Battle
Party Starts at 9pm

Upcoming Event: 09/13 – Highlife at Villa 221 – End Of Summer SOUND CLASH

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Vice City Cypher Inc. + JoJos Block + DopArtistry
Proudly Present….

THE END OF SUMMER MANSION BASH

#HIGHLIFE @ VILLA 221
END OF SUMMER
MANSION BASH SOUND CLASH

Catch some of the Hottest Acts in South Florida as they compete head to head… Live Set vs Live Set, Crowd vs Crowd to prove who are the Best Performers in South Florida.
Which one of the Acts below do you stand behind???

DOWNSTAIRS SOUND CLASH
Sounds by THE CASA BROTHERS

SILENT HAND
Vs
BARRIKUDAxDEATHWISH
Vs
JUST THIS CREW

&

SITORI KINGS
Vs
STILL IN THE MAKING
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UPSTAIRS SOUNDCLASH
Sounds by DJ INFAMOUZ

NO EMOTION VS CHRIS BLACK

SPLASH BOY ROOGA VS TY WILL

ILL ANGELO VS ILL PHIL

BIG BLESSON vs LIK SHOTS

BRO LIFE vs FRASIER IN THE FLESH

COM3 UP vs OZZY OZ

Come out and close out the Summer of 2013 with the folks who’ve been bringing you the Hottest Mansion Bash in Miami all Summer long.
We invite you to once again come out a party it up HIGH LIFE Style as we host the First Ever HIP HOP SOUND CLASH in South Florida.
Group vs.Group, Band vs Band, Artist vs Artist…. To see who can pull the biggest crowd and rock the party the Livest. Bragging Rights are on the line. Come out and support your favorite local acts and party it up at the Historical Downtown Mansion VILLA 221 with 4 Rooms of Music and Fun for everyone.

RSVP, INVITE YOUR FRIENDS, AND POST WHO YOU ARE GOING OUT TO SUPPORT BELOW for Reduced Cover.
Let your Favorite Artists know you got there back.

#HighLife
#EndOfSummerMansionBash
#DontMissTheSoundClash

18+ // Doors Open 10 // $15 at Door
$10 w/ RSVP

Upcoming Event: 08/31 JojosBlock.com 2 Year Anniversary Jam at Club Eve

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VICE CITY CYPHER & JOJOSBLOCK.COM Proudly Invite You To:

JOJOsBLOCK.COM‘s
2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY JAM !!

Crazy how time flies little did I know my website would reach the 2 YEAR MARK! I have all of you to thank for the support and the genuine love you all give jojosblock.com !

So if we are going to celebrate, we’re gonna do it THE RIGHT WAY .. with a night full of HIP HOP …how its done on the BLOCK !
Hope to see all of there !

LIVE PERFORMANCES BY:

*RON SLYDA
*OZZY OZ
*BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLE
*FRASER IN THE FLESH
*ROB REGIS
*STIDE PRINCE

$10 Cover SO BRING EVERYONE !

#2YEARANNIVERSAYJAM
#JOJOSBLOCKDOTCOM

—– Shoutout to JojosBlock.com for making 2 years already! I’m so proud of JojoFabs! She has worked hard through the years and this night is going to be one to remember! -NikkiSiixx

Upcoming Event: 03.01.13 – Turn Up The Radio: Knowledge Medina EP Release Party at EVE

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FRIDAY MARCH 1st

Vice City Cypher & JoJosBlock.com

Proudly Present

TURN UP THE RADIO: Knowledge Medina’s “The Radio”
EP Release Party

& MC Battles for $$$$

@ EVE MIAMI
1306 N MIAMI AVE
DownTown Mia 33131

Hosted by

8ch 2 Owens & JoJoFabs

DJ ASHY KNUCKLES on the 1s & 2s

Live Performances By:

* POUYA * FRASER IN THE FLESH * JOEL*LMS * GILL GRAFF * SERUM *

**——– & Guest Of Honor—–** *KNOWLEDGE MEDINA *

Performing Joints from his New EP

“THE RADIO”

MIC CONTROL MC BATTLE for $$$$
$10 to Battle for Cash and Prizes

Beats Provided by KNOWLEDGE MEDINA

Doors Open 10pm / $10 Cover / 18 +