Made in America

Cardi B and Travis Scott
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Rachel Kurland
April 02, 2019 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Made in America festival is making moves past last year's blunder that nearly ended the concert in Philly altogether. On Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, Travis Scott and Cardi B will headline MIA along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The eighth annual event will also feature...
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2019 Mummers Parade
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Cherri Gregg
January 02, 2019 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Outrage over a Mummers Parade skit featuring a caricature of Jay-Z walking a mummer dressed as Mayor Jim Kenney on all fours continues, even though the mummers got approval from the city. The skit featured a dark-skinned, gold-chained wearing mummer with the word "Jay...
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Clean-up crews try to put the Benjamin Franklin Parkway back in order after Made in American 2018.
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Kristen Johanson
September 03, 2018 - 12:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The two-day music festival Made In America, featuring Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj, has wrapped, and now the cleanup begins. As crews pull down barriers and fencing along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, trash trucks and city sweepers roam the streets...
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Made in America festival 2018
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Andrew Kramer
September 02, 2018 - 2:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Music lovers have taken over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway again Sunday, with tens of thousands of them filtering throughout the weekend for the annual Made in America festival . But not everyone is enjoying those massive crowds. Standing outside St. Francis Xavier...
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Andrew Kramer
September 02, 2018 - 12:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's annual Labor Day weekend music festival Made in America is in full swing along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. A post shared by Made In America Festival (@miafest) on Sep 1, 2018 at 9:08am PDT The music hits hard as you get closer and closer. Once inside...
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Made in America
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Dan Wing
September 01, 2018 - 11:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's going to be a busy weekend for the Philadelphia Police Department as Made in America takes over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Officers are asking everyone to do their part to keep the event safe and fun. Police officials say they have been working with a number...
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Made in America festival preparations are underway.
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Mike Dougherty
August 29, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is buzzing as final preparations are underway for this weekend's Made In America festival. Hundreds of workers are setting up five stages, which will soon be jam-packed with performances by Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, Meek...
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Post Malone
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August 21, 2018 - 1:52 pm
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A private jet carrying rapper Post Malone blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport on Tuesday but made a safe emergency landing hours later in upstate New York, prompting the rapper to thank fans who prayed for him and diss those who "wished death" on him...
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Jay-Z
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Justin Udo
July 31, 2018 - 6:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It appears everything is love between Mayor Jim Kenney and hip hop mogul Jay-Z. The two met ahead of a Beyonce and Jay-Z concert at Lincoln Financial Field for the couple's On the Run II Tour. Kenney tweeted they are "both very excited about the future," referring to...
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More than 50 chefs went pot-for-pot trying to impress the crowd and the judges in a culinary competition at The Fillmore.
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Antionette Lee
July 29, 2018 - 2:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphians got the chance to help decide which food trucks and vendors will be serving up some grub along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway during Labor Day weekend — and this time, neither Jay-Z nor Mayor Jim Kenney had the last say. More than 50 chefs went pot-for-...
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