4

Flo Rida Scores the Cover of Miami New Times' People Issue 2012

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

It ain't easy being Flo Rida, but it's gotta be a "Good Feeling."

And the positive vibes just keep flowing for the Carol City pop-hopper. Like, say, scoring the cover of New Times' Miami People 2012.

See also:

-Flo Rida: Hit Maker, The Miami People Profile

-Miami People 2012: The 33-Photo Slideshow

-New Times' Miami People 2012: The Full Issue

Dude's a front-page stud. A dance rap phenom. A chart crusher.

As we point out in this week's People Issue, Flo's had "four-song string of Billboard number one house-hop hits [over the last five years] -- 2012's 'Whistle,' 2011's 'Good Feeling,' 2009's 'Right Round,' and the aforementioned 'Low' -- that's proven the 32-year-old rapper to be one of Planet Earth's most bankable pop stars."

He's got fans in Okinawa. A 24-karat gold, diamond-encrusted Jesus over his heart. And the keys to the International Music Group empire.

Like Mr. Rida himself has said: "Oh, no. I can't stop. I was destined."

Follow Crossfade on Facebook and Twitter @Crossfade_SFL.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.