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. Miami Main Library 7 See also, 4.1 Structure of county government, Frost Art Museum (Florida International University Miami) The music of Miami is a diverse and important field in the world of music the Greater Miami area has long been a hub for diverse musical genres for example South Florida has been a hub for Southern Rap Miami in particular is a "hub" for Latin Music in the United States Miami bass (also known as booty music) a prominent hip-hop genre in the late 1980s and early 1990s got its start in Miami; Luther "Luke Skyywalker" Campbell and his 2 Live Crew were among the more prominent Miami Bass acts largely because of an obscenity scandal fomented by Broward County Florida Sheriff Nick Navarro Moreover although not a South Florida native Jimmy Buffett rose to prominence after moving to Key West Florida and has long been associated with the "South Florida lifestyle" Other notable South Florida-based musical performers include Gloria Estefan Marilyn Manson Mental Crutch Vanilla Ice DJ Laz and Pitbull. . 5.3 Tourism Fluctuating sea levels compressed numerous layers of calcium carbonate sand and shells the resulting permeable limestone formations that developed between 25 million and 70 million years ago created the Floridan Aquifer which serves as the main source of fresh water for the northern portion of Florida However this aquifer lies beneath thousands of feet of impermeable sedimentary rock from Lake Okeechobee to the southern tip of the peninsula. Faculty of the PhD program in social welfare rank 4th in the United States in their scholarly accomplishment according to Academic Analytics FIU faculty were the only social work faculty in Florida to rank in the Top 10 (December 2007).