Jay-Z is the latest of festival curators to announce the lineup via an annoying Spotify playlist. Right as the ink is dry on the sale of his shares in the New Jersey Brooklyn Nets, the rapper/sports agent announced that Made In America Festival will be returning to Philly this Labor Day Weekend. Big names include Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age and Beyonce`. Other acts on the stupid Spotify playlist signifying their spots at this festival include Phoenix, The Gaslight Anthem, Kendrick Lamar,Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul(that’s the whole Black Hippy crew FYI), A$AP Rocky, Solange, AlunaGeorge, Haim, 2 Chainz, Public Enemy, Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5,Fitz And The Tantrums, Emeli Sandé, Wolfgang Gartner, Jesse Rose, Walk The Moon and we are so sick of this stupid playlist that we’re gonna link you right up to it by clicking here and you can find out the rest of the bill. Head over to the official festival website for the rest details.
Check Out This Teaser Video that seems to be the hip thing to do nowadays:
Jay-Z Set To Open Brooklyn’s Barclays Center With Three Eight Night Run
It’s good to be Jay-Z. He has a new baby daughter, his own two day music festival and the dude even has a basketball team. What better way to open up your team’s brand new arena than by sticking to what you know best – music.
According to Rap Radar, Jay-Z will open Brooklyn’s brand new Barclays Center with three eight shows. The gigs go down September 28th-30th 2012 and each show will reportedly feature 7,000 tickets priced around $30.
Tickets go on sale this Friday July 13th via Ticketmaster. Check out some sweet footage of Jay-Z performing at another Brooklyn sports venue a few years back down below.
Update: Jay-Z has added five more shows to the run. Hov will now perform on 09/28, 09/29, 09/30, 10/01, 10/03, 10/04, 10/05 and 10/06.
Jay-Z Set To Curate Made In America Music Festival
Jay-Z has a lot of stuff. He has a basketball team, he has 99 Problems, an album with Kanye West and of course a baby with Beyonce. Now Jay-Z has a music festival. This two day music event will take place in Philadelphia on September 1st and 2nd and will feature a diverse lineup spread across three stages. Some of the highlights include D’Angelo, Dirty Projectors and Pearl Jam. It will be known as the Made in America Music Festival and will take place at Benjamin Franklin’s Parkway in Fairmount Park. You can check out the entire lineup for yourself down below.
Tickets go on sale via Ticketmaster on May 23rd at 10 AM EST. To check out the official lineup when it’s announced, head over to the festival’s official website, MadeInAmerica.Com
I love the Internet and everything it brings with it. Without the World Wide Web, where would we uncover this video of Katy Perry covering Jay-Z/Kayne West’s “N*ggas In Paris“? We wouldn’t have.
In all seriousness though, this is great for 2 reasons: The NY Yankee hat is one, and the second being that Katy Perry may have a better version of this song out now then the one that you’ll find as Track 3 on “Watch The Throne”. Check it out: