@1035thebeat #1035beatdown #concert #kendricklamar #treysongz #future #djkhaled and more… ~ Recap by #SobeSavvy !


On Thursday, June 12, 2014 , 103.5 The Beat presented the 2014 Beat Down at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fl. The show featured Kendrick Lamar, Trey Songz, Future, DJ Khaled and more! SobeSavvy was there, along with other excited fans from South Florida and around the world! 

“As 103.5 The Beat continues to be the Urban/Hip-Hop authority in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale market, we strive to provide our listener with the best product possible,” said DJ A-OH Hashem, 103.5 The Beat’s Program Director. “From our music, community focus, on air and digital features to our shows and personalities, it was only right that we continued the trend and provide our listener with the best concert event of the summer. In October, the Beat was back…now on June 12, the Beat Down is back and bigger than ever.”


The official lineup included performances by Kendrick Lamar (Swimming Pools, Don’t Kill My Vibe), Trey Songz and his abs ..lol (NaNa, Heart Attack), Future (Same Damn Time, Racks, Trophy), Rico Love (They Don’t Know, Be Like), Yo Gotti (Act Right, Got Dat Sack), Mr Vegas (Heads High, Bruk It Down), Meek Mill ( Levels, Ima Boss ), Ace Hood (Bugatti, Hustle Hard) and DJ Khaled (No New Friends, I’m On One) and surprise appearances by Fat Joe and Mavado !


Everyone who attended was thrilled to see such great performances from the star-studded lineup. No drama, cool vibe, awesome performance = a great concert ! Images from the concert can be seen here: photo credit Getty Images Check out Instagram @1035thebeat , Hashtag #thebeatdown, #1035thebeat, #1035beatdown  for additional photos and video recaps. For the latest from 103.5 The BEAT , follow on Twitter (@1035TheBEAT).


‘Lovely’ Leslie Heigh
Freelance Photojournalist 
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#SobeSavvy Recaps #JITG9 #Foodie #Event #Miami #JazzintheGardens


On Wednesday Feb. 19, I was among the more than 100 media personalities/outlets in attendance for the First Annual #JITG9 Foodie-Focus at the Betty Ferguson Auditorium in Miami Gardens. I had a chance to enjoy the best food that will be for sale at the music festival. There will be 50 food stations at Jazz In The Gardens 2014 . Six of the most popular festival chefs from Jazz in the Gardens served up their greatest hits for the media : conch salad, seafood, Jamaican and Caribbean cuisine, BBQ, dessert and more!

On March 15 and 16, 50 festival chefs will be at their Food Village for their 9th year. This year’s food lineup equals the stage performers: LL Cool J, Jamie Foxx, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Trey Songz, Kelly Rowland, Mint Condition, Anthony Hamilton, Stanley Clarke, Rachelle Farrell and Boney James.

“There isn’t a better place to eat in South Florida than right here. It’s nice to be able to try a little bit of everything, I can’t decide what I like best. The BBQ is amazing, Chef Winston’s seafood rice is incredible, Keith Reed’s conch salad is the best I’ve ever had, the jerk chicken at the Kingston Delight is the best in South Florida, CuzN Tim’s seafood is super fresh and seriously, the Fruitzen Delite Italian ice is the best I’ve ever had,” said Melissa Dunn, Tamarac.












The six Chefs/Restaurants present at this food preview event were :

Reed & Sons Catering (Conch salad and seafood): Keith Reed, 305-391-3623

Kingston Delight (Jamaican Cuisine): Donovan Thompson, 305-975-0595

CuzN Tim’s Seafood Shack (Seafood): Tim Stewart, 754-246-9375

Catering Concepts & Concessions (Caribbean cuisine), Chef Winston Williams, 561-704-5217, http://www.cateringcc.com

Fruitzen Delite (Frozen Desserts), Michael Coley, 954-268-0774, http://www.fruitzendelite.com

Randy’s BBQ & Catering, Randy Mosley, 786-227-1388

Tickets are On Sale Now. visit http://www.jazzinthegardens.com.

‘Lovely’ Leslie Heigh / Freelance Photojournalist
The ‘Bon Vivant ‘ Blogger
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