Jay-Z Victorious In Battle With Philadelphia Mayor Over Made In America Festival

Jay-Z, Roc Nation and the Mayor of Philadelphia have come to an agreement over the made in America Festival.

(AllHipHop News) Rapper Jay-Z has emerged victorious in a brief battle with the Philadelphia Mayor, over the location of his Made In America Festival.

Jay-Z and representatives for Live Nation blasted the mayor's decision to move next year's Festival off the Ben Franklin Parkway, where it is taking place for the last six years.

Jay was upset that the decision was made without consulting with him first, especially after MIA has generated over $100 million dollars for the city since its inception.

Earlier today, Mayor Jim Kenney met with Roc Nation COO Desiree Perez and they hammered out an agreement which will allow the Festival to continue on the Parkway.

"After a candid and constructive discussion with the Mayor, we are confident any miscommunication is corrected, and we are proactively addressing any concerns,” Desiree Perez said in a statement.

According to Mayor Jim Kenney, the meeting was so productive MIA should come out a "stronger event."

“I am greatly appreciative of everything that Made in America has done for the City of Philadelphia and I remain committed to its continued success,” Mayor Kenney added in a statement. “The Made in America festival belongs in Philadelphia – the birthplace of our country –  and I’m optimistic that we can turn an unfortunate misunderstanding into a positive outcome and even stronger event.”

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