"Everybody’s always talking about L.A. and New York, but Miami’s got some cute shit too," says Gami, DJ
Instrumental in uniting members of Miami's queer underground, Gami has provided the music at countless late-night dance parties, warehouse raves, and festivals. That includes the wildly successful
"We do a lot of campaigns for our events," Gami says. It's critical because many of the outside artists Internet Friends books to play its parties have performed in Miami rarely if ever before. That's how the idea was born to create a series of mini music videos.
Gami put together teams of local artists to collaborate on the videos, which feature fresh, previously unreleased music from the out-of-town talent. "It’s very impromptu, almost like documenting their time in Miami through the music video," Gami says of the productions. In addition to promoting the artists' music, Gami says creating the videos was also exciting for the local photographers, models, and editors because they had the opportunity to interact with talent from other cities. "Becoming Internet Friends
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The collective is kicking off its series of three "girl-power" mini music videos with New York underground rap princess Dai Burger, whom Internet Friends booked to play its Halloween party last October. "It was dope," Dai says of her time shooting the clip in Miami. "[Gami] connected me with femme, queer people of color out there, and we made some great visuals. I'm excited to share it."
New Times has the exclusive premiere of the clip, which Gami describes as a "girls-on-AOL-go-wild aesthetic... It's very Internet Friends for sure." Watch the full video above, and be sure to check back soon — the collective is set to drop its next two videos in the series soon.
Directed/styled by: @yasgami @internetfriends.us
Shot by: @seanmichaelmccabe
Models: @sensitive.black.hottie @so_p0sh