Jay-Z Teases ‘4:44’ Tour with “Made in America” Performance
With a summer filled with must-see festivals that have entertained music lovers for 20 years or more, such as Burning Man, Lollapalooza and the Essence Music Festival, the newcomer known as the Budweiser Made in America Festival is gaining much steam and has been making headlines ever since its 2012 debut.
Of course, with heavyweight performers, big headlines are sure to follow and that’s what the Budweiser Made in America Festival has garnered with performances by artists from different music genres that include: hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock and EDM. Artists such as Rihanna, Pearl Jam, Coldplay, Migos, Kaskade, The Chainsmokers and Solange, have all contributed to the festivals growing popularity. However, the “Made in America” festival founder deserves an honorable mention of his own.
Jay-Z is the mastermind behind the Budweiser Made in America Festival. It’s an annual two-day festival in Philadelphia that celebrates America’s diversity with music and a variety of cultures coming together. This year’s trek happened over Labor Day Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 2 and Sunday, Sept. 3.
Jay-Z hit the stage on Sunday after a slew of high-octane performances. Hov opened his set with “Bam” from 4:44, his latest No. 1 album that still has the industry talking. Jay-Z was accompanied on stage by Damian Marley, who has a guest appearance on the song. Jay then took his fans down memory lane with his swagger-heavy list of hit songs including “Heart of the City” from 2001’s The Blueprint.
And if you missed Jay-Z at the Budweiser Made in America Festival, don’t worry. Jay hits the road with his 4:44 tour in October, with a stop in Houston on Nov. 8 at the Toyota Center. Tickets are still on sale here.