Curiously, LIV has become Miami Beach's epicenter of irony.
A couple of weeks ago, the Miami Heat's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Shane Battier reveled in their 2012 championship win at the megaclub, just 375 days after the Mark Cuban-owned Dallas Mavericks bought out the bar to celebrate beating LeBron and company in the 2011 NBA Finals. And a few years ago, Joaquin Phoenix jumped off the glossy party spot's stage and fought a dude for his mockumentary, I'm Still Here, after struggling to spit a few rap verses.
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Still, the irony will reach another level this Wednesday when blog rap's most peculiar crew, Three Loco, hits the Fontainebleau's most popular club. Comprising Houston rapper Riff Raff, 36-year-old comedian Andy Milonakis, and former TV personality Simon "Dirt Nasty" Rex, Three Loco is a pseudo-celebrity supergroup.
All three men also happen to be MTV alumni: Riff Raff appeared on the network's From G's to Gents, Milonakis had his own MTV2 sketch comedy show, and after appearing in a few porn films, Rex was hired as a VJ in the mid-'90s. But the cable connection is only a coincidence. Rap music, not Music Television, brought this unlikely group together. And spitting rhymes about "getting bitches" by simply wearing a "blue tuxedo," Three Loco's absurdist lyrics are truly "Neato."