It’s Oscar weekend! There are many shows to see all weekend to lead up to the star-studded event. Spend time out and about at shows to discover new music, support Philly talent, and make it a memorable weekend!
When it comes to finishing the unfinished music of a dead perfectionist, one couldn’t hope to do much better than executive producer L.A. Reid has done with “Xscape,” the second posthumous album from the late Michael Jackson.
On Thursday night at Verizon Center, Jay Z abruptly stopped himself mid-verse during a floor-shaking rendition of his Kanye West-assisted hit “N—– in Paris.” “I’m liable to go Michael, take your pick: Jackson, Tyson, Jordan,” the iconic Brooklyn-born rapper spat before turning the mike over to the crowd, which shouted, “Game six!”
If you’d seen him chatting with a gaggle of school kids a few hours before his performance at the White House in April, you’d agree. And not because he answered all of the kiddos’ questions like a mensch (although he did that, too).