On the rooftop of its Washington Avenue headquarters, the label-mates of Miami Beach's SouthBeat Records — a motley crew of hip-hoppers, an R&B singer, and a scruffy, thirtysomething producer — are more or less piled on top of each other. The scraggly facial hair of Wrekonize, one of South Florida's most celebrated freestyle/battle MCs, scrapes against the long, red beard of Plex, the DJ/producer from local alt-rap duo Mayday. A few inches to their right, the equally bushy chin of hot producer Jim Jonsin lingers just above Mayday's other half, MC Bernbiz. "I'm close enough to feel you guys' breath," Jonsin relates with a... More >>>