Tip Drill Makes Her Comeback Debut at Dream
Drill is back on the scene. Almost two months after a horrific fall
while working the pole at King of Diamonds, Miami's most famous
stripper was partying Wednesday evening at South Beach's Dream
nightclub. The fete was looooooooseee!!!
in all black hipster ensemble that included tights ripped at the
sides, a graphic t-shirt, and baseball cap, Tip Drill had dudes making it rain
without having to take her clothes off or do any pole tricks. Dream's
bar backs were furiously picking up dollar bills that fluttered from
a VIP table at the rear of the club.
The popular exotic dancer was at a nearby table with her party partner and Cultist sex columnist Skrawberry and Minnesota Vikings Safety Mistral Raymond who was hosting the weekly Hump Day Hip-Hop fueled soiree put together by promoters Shuga Shady and Sierra Storey.
A group of Miami Heat dancers held court at another VIP table, while Heat Center Joel Anthony quietly surveyed the scene from a booth behind the front bar. Waitresses were busy bringing out endless bottles of Cristal Rose Champagne, Patron tequila, and Grey Goose vodka. The sweet aroma of primo Kush weed mixed with grape-flavored dutch cigar paper filled the cavernous venue.
Wherever Tip Drill goes, dudes make it rain dollar bills.
At one point, Tip Drill enthusiastically tweeted to her 29,018 followers to come join the festivities: "We @DreamMiamiFL TONIGHT! MY FIRST CELEBRATION TO ANOTHER CHANCE AT LIFE!!!"
Tip Drill is well known for performing incredible acrobatic sets during her stripper routine. Her signature entrance involves sliding upside down from the top of the stripper pole, 20 feet in the air, before landing on her legs. But on Feb. 18, something went wrong and she took a nasty fall, breaking her jaw and suffering other facial fractures. Tip Drill was hospitalized for several days and underwent plastic surgery. Her jaw was also wired shut.
On Wednesday evening, though, she looked great. Her face has no scars. She declined to talk about King of Diamonds or confirm whether she still plans on retiring from the pole. But Tip Drill will be making more South Beach night club appearances.
On Monday night, she'll be hosting a party at Club Play alongside NFL Rookie of the Year Cam Newton and VH1 Basketball Wife Evelyn Lozada. The following evening, Tip Drill and Skrawberry will join rapper Juelz Santana as judges for Pole-A-Palooza, a $1,500 amateur stripper contest at Cameo.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Miami New Times' biggest stories.