Quantcast
Search Menu
Home Latest News Menu
News

​New documentary highlights the Miami nightlife challenging the American dream

Meet the immigrants that make Miami a dance music melting pot

  • Cameron Holbrook
  • 12 March 2019
​New documentary highlights the Miami nightlife challenging the American dream

For the fourth installment of Red Bull's ongoing documentary series Inspire The Night, the episode focuses on the Floridian nightlife collective Link Miami Rebels, a group of immigrant nightlife practitioners who are building a strong clubland community and working towards their hopes and dreams in their newly adopted country.

Following the core members of this DJ and production collective, Link Miami Rebels show the world how the city's distinct cultural landscape has served in solidifying its reputation as a mecca for electronic music in the US. With a population of 460,000 where 51 per cent of all residents are foreign-born, famous nightclubs such as Club Space have become shining examples of dancefloor diversity at its finest.

Challenging stereotypes and sharing stories of personal triumph over bigotry and oppression, these immigrant music industry professionals, DJs have impacted the community and how inclusivity and unrelenting passion breeds success in clubland.

Check out the full nine-minute documentary below.

Cameron is Mixmag's Jr. Editor. Follow him on Twitter

Read this next!

Watch 'My City: Miami with Danny Daze'
Sweatboxx delivers for Miami's growing underground queer nightlife
Winter Music Conference returns with a new two-part approach and location in 2019

Load the next article
Loading...
Loading...