7 Shows to See in Philly This Week: Beyonce & Jay Z, 4th of July Jam and More

You know what the doctor says: A little music every day keeps the blahs away. To help, we round up a concert for every day of this week.



12 Best Memes That Came Out of Jay Z’s Fight With Solange

Unless you were under a pop culture rock yesterday, you most likely saw or heard about the now viral TMZ video of Beyonce’s sister, Solange Knowles, beating the living daylight out of Mr. Carter himself, Jay Z. Of course, the Internet couldn’t let that go, so I’ve rounded up some of the best memes that came out of the epic brawl.



 

Jay Z and Beyonce ‘On the Run’ in Philly

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This morning Jay Z and Beyoncé ended months of speculation that they would be touring together by announcing details on their “On the Run” tour. The 16-stop summer tour will reach cities throughout North America, including Philly on July 5th. According to Huffington Post, “the tour was supposed to be called the ‘Mr. and Mrs. Carter Tour.’ Instead, the concerts will file under the ‘On The Run’ moniker, a reference to the pair’s collaboration on Jay Z’s most recent album, Magna Carta … Holy Grail.”

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Jay-Z Taking Made in America to L.A.

Photo | Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

Photo | Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

Jay-Z joined the mayor of Los Angeles today to announce that he’s bringing Made in America to L.A. in 2014. The two-day concert will be held Labor Day weekend, running simultaneously with the one in Philly. (So I guess this means we’ll have to fight over Beyoncé?)

Live Nation will produce both festivals, showcasing performances that will be available via live-streaming to fans across the country.

The entertainment lineup has yet to be announced, but you can follow updates on the new Made in America: Los Angeles page.

For $99.50 pre-sale passes to Philly’s Made in America, purchase tickets on Ticketmaster with promo code “BMIA2014.”

Extra reading: Dear L.A.: Here’s What You Can Expect from Jay Z and Made In America. XOXO, Philly

“You Will Be Hangry”: 5 Things Beyoncé and Jay Z Need to Know About Going Vegan

Jay-Z and Beyonce before the start of an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers in Oklahoma City on Nov. 21. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Jay-Z and Beyonce before the start of an NBA game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers in Oklahoma City on Nov. 21. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

On Tuesday, hip-hop’s favorite power couple, Queen Bey and Jay Z, announced that they will be embracing a vegan diet for the next 22 days. The hip-hop mogul described his decision to go meat and dairy-free on his blog saying, “One day before my 44th birthday, I will embark on a 22 Days challenge to go completely vegan…It just feels right!” And then Beyoncé Instagrammed the this photo of four meat-free dishes she’s ostensibly eaten, and, well, the Internet basically exploded.

As a pescatarian 20-something who can’t actually afford fish or cheese, like, ever, I’m pretttttty much de facto vegan. (I actually do make a conscious effort to maintain a dairy-free diet but sometimes, after a few too many margaritas, pizza just happens.) So with a little help from some vegan friends, I’m here to give my favorite famous couple some frank advice about what to expect during their 22-day experiment. Do you have any advice for Beyonce and Jay Z? Let us know in the comments.

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