Can a columnist get a table dance?
One-time 2 Live Crew capo and Miami-Dade County mayoral candidate Luther Campbell celebrated his 51st birthday last week. But the New Times contributor isn't calling it quits just yet. Tomorrow night, Uncle Luke's hosting an NYE weekend birthday bash alongside 99 Jamz's Felicia Money at SoBe Live.
We thought it'd be neat to look back at some of Campbell's most memorable moments of 2011. Check 'em out after the cut.
Luke's Brew at the Zoo
Luke was the guest of honor for this year's Brew at the Zoo. In this clip, he leads a "Toga! Toga!" chant and introduces a sexy gal on stage.
Luke was "tired of seeing you cats soak up our sunshine, take over our nightclubs, and sleep with our women without investing anything into the community" this year. So much so, in fact, he blasted Lil Wayne, Diddy, and Khaled for not donating time and money to the South Florida area. Unless he sees a major change, these fools are getting the boot out of Miami.
Valentine's Day at King of Diamonds
Like a boss, Luke spent Valentine's Day at hip-hop's favorite strip joint with Ja Rule. That shit cray, yo.
Luke Interviewed on Ke Fuerte
Luke was interviewed by nearly every media outlet in South Florida this year. But none more memorable than the folks on Ke Fuerte. How often does a mayoral candidate break into an impromptu performance of "I Wanna Rock?"
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Backed by a New Times endorsement and several hundred supporters, Luther Campbell made a remarkable mayoral run this year and we're damn proud to call him our colleague.
Uncle Luke Birthday Extravaganza. Friday, December 30. SoBe Live, 1203 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The party starts at at 10 p.m. and tickets cost $20 to $400 plus fees via wantickets.com. Call 305-725-3353 or visit sobelivesouthbeach.com.