Earlier this week, news broke that JAY-Z's Made In America festival has been evicted from Philadelphia's Ben Franklin Parkway. After six years of hosting the annual festival on Labor Day Weekend, Philly mayor Jim Kenney made a statement claiming the city no longer need "an event at this scale at this location may no longer be necessary." JAY-Z wasted no time expressing his disappointment in an open letter to the mayor. Read the full letter here. Well, according the Associated Press, Milwaukee wants in on hosting the Roc Nation festival. Alderman Khalif Rainey sent a letter to JAY-Z and Roc Nation expressing interest in bringing to the Made In America festival as they host a number of other festivals throughout the year. Check out the full story below and keep your fingers crossed for the festival heading to our neighbor upstairs.
Milwaukee officials think Jay-Z should relocate the Made In America festival to their city after Philadelphia eviction— HotNewHipHop (@HotNewHipHop) July 20, 2018