Pullin’ ‘Tubes: The Made In America Fest

This past weekend the Jay-Z curated Made In America music festival took place on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art featuring an eclectic lineup that ranged from Pearl Jam to Janelle Monae to the newly reunited Run DMC to Hova himself. Famed director Ron “Richie Cunningham” Howard filmed the event for a forthcoming documentary, but we don’t need to wait for highlights from the fest as they’ve been uploaded through the MadeInAmericaFest YouTube channel.

Let’s start off with Monae’s cover of I Want You Back (Jackson 5)…

Janelle Monae – I Want You Back

Next, we turn to Run D.M.C. for Walk This Way…

Run D.M.C. – Walk This Way

Emerging artist Gary Clark Jr. delivered a stunning Bright Lights…

Gary Clark Jr. – Bright Lights

Finally, let’s watch Passion Pit’s biggest “hit” – Sleepyhead…

Passion Pit – Sleepy Head

Head over to the Made In America channel to see more videos from the artists above as well as X, Dirty Projectors, Jill Scott and more.

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