Made in America

Made in America 2018: Livestream Performances From Meek Mill, Janelle Monáe, Post Malone, More

Jay-Z's Made in America Festival is taking Philadelphia by storm this weekend with performances from Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Meek Mill, Diplo, and…
Rob Arcand / September 1, 2018

Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival Will Stay in Philadelphia Following Agreement Between Mayor and Roc Nation

Made in America Festival will stay in Philadelphia, the city's mayor announced on Monday (July 23) following what he called a "productive" meeting with JAY-Z's Roc…
Colin Stutz, Billboard / July 24, 2018

Jay-Z Pens Angry Op-Ed After Philadelphia Mayor Evicts Made in America Festival [UPDATED]

Jay-Z has written an op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer, objecting to Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney's recent decision to remove the rapper's Made in America music festival from…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 18, 2018

Made in America 2018 Lineup: Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, and Meek Mill to Headline

Jay-Z's 2018 Made in America lineup was announced on Monday and will take place in Philadelphia on September 1 and 2. This year Nicki Minaj,…
Maggie Serota / June 4, 2018

How Do Rappers Handle “Nigga” During the Rise of White-Dominated Festivals?

This past March in Amsterdam, Oddisee—a D.C. rapper whose music often wrestles with sociopolitical themes—had a surreal experience. During a performance, he spotted a white…
Brian Josephs / September 13, 2017

Made in America 2017 Lineup: J. Cole, the Chainsmokers, Migos, Solange and More

Jay Z's Made in America festival has announced the lineup for its 2017 edition, which takes place September 2-3 in Philadelphia. J. Cole and the…
Jeremy Gordon / May 1, 2017

Made in America 2016 Lineup: Coldplay, Rihanna, Jamie xx, and More

Philadelphia's Made in America festival has announced the lineup for its 2016 event — to be held on September 3 and 4 at Benjamin Franklin…
Brennan Carley / June 20, 2016

Meek Mill Brings Out Nicki Minaj and His Son Out On Stage at Made in America

Meek Mill may be widely regarded as the ultimate loser of his feud with Drake, but you certainly wouldn't know it from his performance at…
James Grebey / September 6, 2015

Watch Beyoncé, Modest Mouse, and the Weeknd’s Made in America Sets Without a TIDAL Subscription

Jay Z's TIDAL music streaming service is making the livestream of Jay Z's Made in America festival free to watch without a paid subscription. (Synergy! It…
James Grebey / September 5, 2015

Made in America 2015 Lineup: Beyonce, the Weeknd, and More

Jay Z's annual Made in America Festival has just announced the lineup for its 2015 edition, and it's a doozy of a headliner in the…
Brennan Carley / June 24, 2015

Jay Z’s Made in America Philly Lineup: Kanye West, Kings of Leon, the National, and More

Jay Z is expanding his Philadelphia-based Budweiser Made in America Festival to Los Angeles this year, but he's announcing the third annual gathering's hometown lineup first.
Marc Hogan / May 22, 2014

Jay Z’s Made in America Festival Goes Bicoastal

It's Manifest Destiny for the Magna Carta Holy Grail rapper. Fresh off his Coachella appearance with Nas and Puff Daddy, Jay Z is continuing the West…
John Surico / April 16, 2014

A$AP Rocky Dodges Charges for Allegedly Slapping Fan

If A$AP Rocky is going to be tried for allegedly slapping a female fan during his performance at Made in America in September, the victim…
Jordan Sargent / October 17, 2013

Two Sexual Assaults Reported Outside Made in America Fest

Another music festival coincided with a couple of alleged calamities over the Labor Day weekend. Philadelphia's second annual Made in America festival was a success,…
Marc Hogan / September 4, 2013

Made in America Festival 2013: The 15 Best Things We Saw

The second annual Budweiser Made in America festival took over Philly's Fairmount Park over Labor Day, with Beyoncé, Nine Inch Nails, Calvin Harris, and Kendrick…
Christopher R. Weingarten / September 2, 2013
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