Made in America
Yep, Jay’s going bi-coastal for this year’s Made in America, which will run in both L.A. and Philly on the same exact weekend.
Calvin Harris turned in a beautiful (looking and sounding) set while Miguel turned it up and turned us on.
Beyonce got sexy & grown with her Mrs. Carter World Tour show and banging on the drums was extremely popular.
Jay-Z embodies the “Empire State of Mind,” according to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who praised the rapper in an essay for TIME’s annual 100 most influential list.
Beyonce and Nine Inch Nails will be headlining Jay-Z’s second annual Made in America festival, to be held August 31st and September 1st at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the rap mogul announced Wednesday (April 10).
Throughout the weekend of Made In America, speculation ran high that Jay-Z, the public face of the festival, would join other artists on stage during their performances. But he waited for the event’s last fifteen minutes to actually do so when he joined co-headliners Pearl Jam towards the end of their set.
Chris Cornell has shuffled his weekend schedule around a bit. Yesterday he announced that he would be “opening” for Barack Obama, along with indie rock band The National, this Saturday at one of the President’s campaign stops in Des Moines, Iowa. Later in the day, he posted a message on his saying that he had to cancel his appearance at Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival this Sunday due to “scheduling conflicts.”
Jay-Z’s “Made in America” festival lineup has been released and Seattle rock band Pearl Jam will be co-headlining.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Rapper Jay-Z joined Mayor Michael Nutter on Monday morning atop the steps of the Art Museum to announce a two-day music festival coming to Philadelphia to benefit The United Way.