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MUSIC SEEN: Philly 4th Of July Jam

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The stars (and stripes) came out in full force last night and celebrated Independence Day in Philadelphia with half a million of their closest fans. The Roots, Grace Potter, J. Cole, John Mayer and more rocked the Philly Jam stage for three hours. Our stellar photographer Lauren Weissler was front row and caught all of the action. Check it out!

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WATCH: Bands Bring The Funk To Philly 4th Of July Jam

Did you miss Philly 4th of July Jam? No worries, VH1 has got you covered with the full concert! That’s right, you can jam out to 3 hours of great music by The Roots, Jill Scott, Grace Potter, DJ Jazzy Jeff, J. Cole, John Mayer and Ne-Yo. You may be wondering where Demi Lovato is in the line-up. The singer pulled out last minute but Hunter Hayes stepped in to deliver a killer performance. What a trooper!

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Philly Jam Friday Face-Off: J. Cole Vs. Ne-Yo

The Philly 4th Of July Jam was one fabulous fest of fun, especially ’cause we had J.Cole and Ne-Yo to turn up the volume. J. Cole’s performance of “Work Out” made us sweat with excitement and Ne-Yo’s “Because Of You” gave us butterflies. Vote now and tell us which of these hip-hop heart-breakers rocked their music video just as hard as the stage. Read more…

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Today’s The Day! Get Ready For The 2013 Philly 4th Of July Jam!

The wait is almost over! The 2013 Philly 4th Of July Jam is about to get under way!

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J. Cole Thinks Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail Marketing Campaign Is “Genius”

J. Cole is just one of the many spectacular artists that will be performing tomorrow night at the Philly 4th Of July Jam, but that’s not the only thing that this burgeoning hip-hop superstar is looking forward to tomorrow. Of course, July 4 also marks the high-profile release of Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail, a project that was developed in near secrecy, but also one that’s game-changing marketing campaign is drawing raves.

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Hunter Hayes Replaces Demi Lovato At The 2013 Philly 4th Of July Jam

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You can’t always get what you want. Due to tonsillitis, Demi Lovato has had to pull out of this year’s Philly 4th Of July Jam. But with every dark cloud there is a silver-stringed lining and Hunter Hayes will be performing in her place. Check out some of Hayes’ best videos before the country star appears on tomorrow’s show.

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How Is ?uestlove Giving Back To Philadelphia?

As he gears up for the 2013 Philly 4th Of July Jam, The Roots‘ drummer chats about how he and his bandmates are contributing to the City of Brotherly Love.

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Hunter Hayes Gives A Crash Course In Country Music

Before Hunter Hayes takes the stage tomorrow at Philly 4th Of July Jam, there are a few things you ought to know about the young country star from Louisiana. Fortunately for you, we recently chewed the fat with Hayes about Encore, the re-release of his debut album, and the music any respectable young country fan needs to have in his collection.

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The Scoop – 9 Things You Never Knew About Philly Jam Host Kevin Hart

The Scoop: 9 Things You Never Knew About Kevin Hart

We are gearing up to celebrate our great nation’s independence with an incredible night of music coming at us live from Philadelphia hosted by the hilarious Kevin Hart. With performances from The Roots, Jill Scott, Demi Lovato and more, Philly Jam should not be missed. We’re getting more excited each day so we tasked ourselves with finding out as much as we could about host, Kevin Hart. From why he got involved in the comedy business to his greatest accomplishment (thus far,) find out the nine things you never knew about Kevin Hart!
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What’s In Store At The 2013 Philly 4th Of July Jam? Kevin Hart Breaks It Down

Philadelphia native Kevin Hart tells us what he’s going to be up to Independence Day — hosting the 2013 Philly 4th Of July Jam!

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