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September 06, 2016

Scenes from Made in America: Pics and highlights from Jay Z’s (last?) party on the Parkway

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Lil Uzi Vert plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.

Despite panics of the impending doom of Hurricane Hermine, the weather gods remained on Philly’s side and brought perfect weather for the fifth (and final?) Made in America festival over the weekend. Nestled along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this year’s MIA included five stages and endless product placement for Budweiser and Tidal.

Highlights from the weekend include:

• The Obama daughters in attendance

 Lil Uzi Vert jumping a fence to escape a mob of fans (people are obsessed with this man)

 SZA’s ‘F--- DONALD’ outfit

 Jay Electronica performing his entire set on the barricade before inviting the crowd onto the stage, causing absolute chaos… and pissing off security. (Rumor is he did it to divert attention away from Lil Uzi Vert who was walking by.)

 Jamie xx’s set ­— it was just gooood.

 Banks & Steelz. I have a thing for Wu-Tang.

 Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros inviting two girls with a sign asking to play the tambourine on stage. He was, seemingly, really high.

 FKA Twigs being FKA Twigs, absolutely flawless

 DJ Khaled making everyone feel like they were at a high school dance party again

 Chance the Rapper putting on one of the best performances, and going way over his time for his set. No one was complaining.

 Coldplay didn’t bring the confetti, but at least we had fireworks

 The five seconds of Beyonce we saw before security pushed us out of the way

 BILL CLINTON . Yes, Bill Clinton giddy as could be in the pit watching Chance the Rapper. Life made.

I didn’t know what to expect this weekend, but I had fun. Thanks, Jay Z. You did alright.

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Dorothy plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Dorothy plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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The crowd at the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Porches plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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The crowd at the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Lil Uzi Vert plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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SZA plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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ASAP Ferg plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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ASAP Ferg plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Dorothy plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Symone plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Jay Electronica plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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ColleGrove plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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ColleGrove plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Jamie xx plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Jamie xx plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Jamie xx plays the Made in America Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3.


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Sir the Baptist plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.

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Honduras plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Honduras plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Playboi Carti plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Playboi Carti plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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St. Lucia plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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St. Lucia plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Banks & Steelz plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Banks & Steelz plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Gary Clark Jr. plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Honduras plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Jay Z plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Disciples plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Banks & Steelz plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Banks & Steelz plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Banks & Steelz plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Travis Scott plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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DJ Khaled plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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DJ Khaled plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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FKA Twigs plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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FKA Twigs plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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FKA Twigs plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Chance the Rapper plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Chance the Rapper plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Chance the Rapper plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Bill Clinton at the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4


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Crowd at the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Martin Garrix plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Martin Garrix plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Coldplay plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Coldplay plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.


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Coldplay plays the Made in America Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4.




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