Philadelphia's Michael Nutter on hosting one of the country's biggest free concerts - and how DJ'ing prepared him for politics

As the birthplace of the Constitution and home of the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia goes big for the Fourth of July. This year is no exception, as the city plays hosts to the annual Wawa Welcome America festival's Philly 4th of July Jam, the largest free outdoor concerts in the country telecast live on VH1. The concert, which launched in the early 1990s but has picked up steam since Mayor Michael Nutter took office in 2007, this year features Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and local stars The Roots, among others.

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