Carol City is a community located in the city of Miami Gardens in Miami-Dade County. Its incorporation into Miami Gardens was fairly recent, only occurring in 2003. Carol City's proximity to North Miami Beach, and it's gorgeous Atlantic Ocean views make it a small piece of paradise. While at one point in time, a traveler to this area would find mainly farmland, today it is a bustling neighborhood only a short distance from Miami. Carol City has made its impact on the rap and hip-hop world with notable rappers such as Flo Rida, Rick Ross, and music producer Bigg D all hailing from this area.