Pitbull to open Miami-themed lounge on Mississippi coast

Posted at 11:36 PM, Jun 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-13 00:36:13-04

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Rapper Pittbull is going to Mississippi to open a new a Miami-themed lounge inspired by his Florida hometown.
News outlets report that Armando Christian Perez, whose stage name is Pitbull, will be at the opening of the iLov305 Nightlife and Cocktail Lounge inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi.
The hotel says in a statement that two days of festivities begin June 21. The grand opening will include celebrity appearances, live entertainment, cocktails, cigars and dancers.
Pitbull will appear at a private event June 21 that features a ribbon cutting. Biloxi Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich will present the Grammy winner with a key to the city.
DJ Pauly D of MTV’s hit show "Jersey Shore" will host the grand opening June 22 with a free performance open to the public.

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