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It’s Fourth of July weekend and that’s good news for Beyonce and Jay-Z and New Edition fans. Instead of chilling on a beach somewhere, these hard-working artists are both making tour stops this weekend.

Jay and the Mrs. will be in Philly and Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Johnny, Bobby and Mike will be down in South. If that’s not enough for you, the BET Awards repeats and of course, there’s the annual Fourth of July Macy’s fireworks concert hosted this year by Nick Cannon.

Whatever you do, have a fab Fourth!

HOT ON TV:

All Times Eastern

Friday, July 4

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

8 p.m., NBC

Nick Cannon hosts, Ariana Grande and Lionel Richie perform

Saturday, July 5

A Man Apart

ION, 7 p.m.

Vin Diesel is stripped of his badge, then things start to get interesting; with Larenz Tate and Karrine Steffans

BET Awards 2014

8 p.m., BET

If you missed it the first time, it’s on again with performances by Christ Brown and a tribute to Lionel Richie

Sunday, July 6

Sunday Best

8 p.m., BET

Kirk Franklin hosts the Season 7 debut which looks for the next hot gospel singer

READ IT:

Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Becoming a Man by Ja Rule

The rapper’s memoir of his life growing up in Queens and getting into the fledging rap industry

SEE IT:

Earth to Echo

Friends in search of adventure find more than they expected

Bryan “Astro” Bradley, Teo Halm

PG

IN CONCERT/EVENTS:

Friday, July 4

NEW ORLEANS

Essence Festival (through Sunday)

Mercedez Benz Superdome

Various Artists

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ

The Jacksons

Caesars Atlantic City

9 p.m.

Saturday, July 5

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

New Edition

PNC Music Pavilion

8 p.m.

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Jay-Z and Beyonce ‘On The Run’ Tour

Citizens Bank Park

8 p.m.

Sunday, July 6

LOUISVILLE, KY

New Edition “All Six” Tour

with Doug E. Fresh and SWV

KFC Yumi Center

7 p.m.


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