This year’s Made in America lineup might be the deepest one yet

This year’s Made in America lineup might be the deepest one yet

Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj and Janelle Monae are among the headliners at the 2018 edition of Jay-Z’s Made in America festival.

Jay-Z went the extra yard with the 2018 Made in America lineup. There are a number of heavy hitters and a few unheralded acts well worth catching when the 7th annual event returns to the Ben Franklin Parkway on Saturday and Sunday.

Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival Brings Out the Humanity in Music

Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival Brings Out the Humanity in Music

Kendrick Lamar is the latest artist to be added to Made In America’s set list. On Monday, it was announced that the LA native will be taking the stage during the weekend to perform a “very special set.” Kendrick will perform at the festival fresh off of the TDE Championship tour — which ran through the United States during May and June.

Kendrick Lamar Added To Made In America’s Set List

Kendrick Lamar Added To Made In America’s Set List

Philanthropy has been inextricably linked to MIA in an increasingly tangible way since its inaugural weekend in 2012. At its core, the festival aims to not only entertain, but to galvanize and spur social change by concentrating the efforts of 150,000 annual attendees.

 

Kendrick Lamar To Perform Special Set At 2018 Made In America Festival

Kendrick Lamar To Perform Special Set At 2018 Made In America Festival

JAY-Z’s “Made In America” festival has just secured another big name. The upcoming festival will feature a performance from Kung-Fu Kenny himself, Kendrick Lamar.

Billed as a “special set” Lamar’s addition to the Philadelphia based festival only ups the ante, as Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Diplo, Zedd and Philly native Meek Mill are slated to grace the stage.

Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Meek Mill Lead 2018 Made in America Fest

Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Meek Mill Lead 2018 Made in America Fest

The Jay Z-curated Made in America Festival will return to Philadelphia on Labor Day weekend with Nicki Minaj, Post Malone and Meek Mill slated to headline.

The two-day fest, taking place September 1st and 2nd at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, also features Janelle Monae, Diplo, Zedd, Miguel, Alessia Cara, Fat Joe and 6lack.

Now in its seventh year, the 2018 festival boasts Belly, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich The Kid, Jessie Reyez, Lil B, Gunna, Juice WRLD, BlocBoy JB, SOB x RBE and more acts.

Made in America hosting competition to choose festival’s food vendors

Made in America hosting competition to choose festival’s food vendors

Made in America, the Jay-Z curated two-day music festival and staple of Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia, is hosting a culinary competition at The Fillmore on Sunday, July 29.

Over 60 candidates will compete to win a coveted spot as a food vendor at this year’s festival.

Made in America food contest will pick vendors for this year’s festival

Made in America food contest will pick vendors for this year’s festival

The annual Made in America festival is hosting a contest offering local businesses a chance to score spots selling food on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway when the event comes to town later this summer.

Pusha T, 6ix9ine, Daniel Caesar & Lil Skies Added to 2018 Made in America Festival

Pusha T, 6ix9ine, Daniel Caesar & Lil Skies Added to 2018 Made in America Festival

On Tuesday (Aug. 7), Live Nation revealed that Pusha T, 6ix9ine, Daniel Caesar and Lil Skies were added to the 2018 Made in America Festival bill. For Pusha T, the G.O.O.D. Music president is currently in the running for album of the year with his seven-track opus, DAYTONA. On the other side of the spectrum, 6ix9ine has bloomed into a recurring hit-maker with his bevy of hits, including his latest single “FEFE,” which currently sits No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Tekashi 6ix9ine, Pusha T to Perform at Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival

Tekashi 6ix9ine, Pusha T to Perform at Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival

Tekashi 6ix9ine, Pusha T, Daniel Caesar and Lil Skies have been added to the 2018 lineup of Jay-Z’s annual Made in America festival, which takes place on Philadelphia’s Ben Franklin Parkway over Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 1-2.

Nicki Minaj & Post Malone to Headline 2018 Made in America Festival

Nicki Minaj & Post Malone to Headline 2018 Made in America Festival

Scheduled for Sept. 1 and Sept. 2, Nicki Minaj and Post Malone have been billed as the weekend’s headliners. Alongside Minaj and Malone, Meek Mill, Diplo, Miguel, Janelle Monáe, Alessia Cara and more will perform at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Aside from the established acts, budding stars such as Jessie Reyez, Juice WRLD, BlocBoy JB and Saweetie will also be gracing the stage as well.