News coming Urban Islandz is that Trinidad soca artist Machel Montano will be presented with a Cultural Award.

Montano will be presented with the award on Sunday (Oct 10) at the Miami Carnival to be held at the Sun Life Stadium. Recording artist and close friend of Montano will be presenting the award.

Organizers of the event said Pitbull is pleased to present the award to Montano.

“The two friends have performed together at Carnival in Trinidad so have represented for their respective cultures throughout the world. It is indeed an honor to have “Pit” as part of this years celebrations.”

Tickets are now on sale for the event.