1. The Roots' 4th of July Performance Proves Philly Has the Coolest Mayor

    July 06, 2015 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Philly hosted the original Fourth of July, so when the date comes around, the pressure's on to do it up. The city hosted its annual Fourth of July Jam Saturday night with a performance from the Roots . That's sounds great, but some unexpec ...

  2. Nicki Minaj and Ed Sheeran Backed By The Roots at Philly 4th of July Jam

    July 05, 2014 12:09 PM EDT The Roots worked as the house band for top-selling acts like Nicki Minaj and Ed Sheeran for its annual free concert Friday in Philadelphia celebrating Independence Day. Dave Chappelle & The Roots Hit NYC's Radio City Music Hall: Highlight ...

  3. Backbeat: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Steve Stoute, More Get Made In America

    September 04, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Steve Stoute, Founder, Translations LLC, poses with Paul Chibe, CMO, Anheuser-Busch. (Photo: Jess Letkemann) Made In America, the inaugural two-day music festival and brainchild of Jay-Z and Budweiser , lit up Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on Sep ...

  4. Pearl Jam & Jay-Z Rock Together to Cap Made In America Fest: Photos & More

    September 03, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam's mash-up with Jay-Z, Run-D.M.C.'s reunion, Ron Howard hanging out, and more from the inaugural Philly fest. Pearl Jam' s inspired live mashup with Jay-Z brought his inaugural Made In America festival to an unforgettable clo ...

  5. Freeway Talks Jay-Z Announcement; Readies Upcoming Mixtape

    May 18, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I was there because I wanted to see my friend, and I wanted people to know that me and Jay are still cool," Freeway says. On May 14, Jay-Z held a press conference on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to announce a new two-day mu ...

  6. Jay-Z on the Budweiser 'Made in America' Fest, Putting New Music On Hold

    May 14, 2012 1:38 PM EDT Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Jay-Z attend a press conference on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to announce that Jay-Z will headline the 'Budweiser Made In America' Two Day Music Festival in Philadelphia this Labor D ...

  7. Jay-Z To Curate, Headline Philadelphia Music Festival

    May 14, 2012 1:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Before he toasts his hometown's new basketball team with a concert at the new Brooklyn Nets arena in September, Jay-Z will take a trip down the turnpike on Labor Day weekend to headline and curate his own two-day festival in Philadelphia, with ...

  8. Jay-Z Headlining, Curating Live Nation's 'Budweiser Made In America' Music Fest in Philly

    May 13, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Jay-Z and Budweiser are expected to announce Monday their partnership to bring a two-day music festival, "Budweiser Made In America," to Philadelphia over Labor Day Weekend. Jay-Z will headline as well as curate the lineup for the event, ...

  9. Cash-Starved Philly Orchestra Asks Public For Help

    May 19, 2011 7:38 AM EDT PHILADELPHIA - The financially troubled Philadelphia Orchestra is kicking off a new campaign aimed at rallying both classical music devotees and novices to support the ensemble by attending concerts and making donations. The "Listen with Your ...