×HOT RAP FOR THE FOURTH – Rapper Snoop Dogg will be lead performer in this year’s Fourth of July celebrations in Jersey City. HOT RAP FOR THE FOURTH – Rapper Snoop Dogg will be lead performer in this year’s Fourth of July celebrations in Jersey City. JERSEY CITY – The Fourth of July celebrations being held in the Exchange Place area of Jersey City will feature rapper Snoop Dogg.Snoop Dogg is also a singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality, and actor, who has sold more 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums worldwide.He will headline Jersey City’s fifth annual July 4th festival on the Hudson Waterfront to celebrate Independence Day. The carnival-style spectacle will take place at the Hudson River Waterfront and the adjoining area surrounding Harborside, both of which have light rail stops for easy commutes from nearby towns.The all-day music, food, technology and entertainment experience boasts views of the New York City skyline, and will become the scene of the state’s largest fireworks show.The celebration will begin at noon with a full-scale carnival, continuous entertainment, several beer gardens, and an elite conglomerate of food trucks. The show will culminate with the world-renowned fireworks company Grucci lighting up the skyline from multiple barges on the Hudson River. “I think the Jersey City side of Hudson River is going to be the place that people want to be for the 4th of July this year. Period. Between Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, Grucci, and Snoop, we are raising the bar,” said Mayor Steven Fulop.50 Star Fireshow’s headlining stage, presented by our title sponsor Private Internet Access, will be located in the Exchange Place Plaza. Attendees will have a true concert experience with Snoop Dogg within view of the Freedom Tower and Downtown Manhattan.Spectators are encouraged to arrive by public transportation to the festival area, which is conveniently located with easy access to PATH trains, NY Waterway ferry service from Manhattan, and NJ TRANSIT’s Hudson-Bergen Light Rail. Anyone attending the event should also be advised that any bags or backpacks brought into the designated area are subject to search, and attendees are encouraged to pack belongings in clear bags that show contents. Coolers will not be allowed.