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Alonzo Mourning

Winterfest and Flo Rida: It's goin' down for real

Winterfest and Flo Rida: It's goin' down for real

If the news that Miami-based rapper Flo Rida will serve as grand marshal of this year’s Winterfest Boat Parade seems at odds with the event’s family-oriented theme, you don’t know Flo. The best moment of last year’s tween-friendly Jingle Ball concert at the BB&T Center was created not by headliners Miley Cyrus, Enrique Iglesias, or even Ariana Grande, but by Flo Rida, the massive creator of such hits as “Low,” "Right Round,” “I Cry (Just A Little),” “Whistle” and “Wild Ones.” At the end of his set, just after the 6-foot-3, 200-something-pound Carol City native had been carried the length of the BB&T Center...

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