• Essence Music Festival 2015 Wants You To #BringTheLove This Year!

    Written By: Mario “Yoey” Martin This year the theme for Essence Music Festival 2015 is #BringTheLove. Essence wants all of its supporters, followers, and fans to come out and take place in all the fun activies taking place in New Orleans July 2th-July 5th. Anyone who has attended Essence events in the pass knows everything […]
    • by Yoey
    • 4 Years ago
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  • NOLA LIVE /// KENDRICK LAMAR HEADLINING ESSENCE FESTIVAL

    he first round performance line-up for the 2015 Essence Festival have just been announced and for the first time, K-Dot will be joining the list of headliners including Mary J. Blige. The festival takes places in New Orleans July 3-5. So far, other acts include Common, Erykah Badu, Floetry, Slick Rick, Kool Moe Dee, Doug […]
    • by Nick
    • 5 Years ago
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross Covers March 2015 Essence

    Tracee said in her cover story, “I hope they look at me and think, ‘That lady looks like she accepts herself’.” The former “Girlfriends” star has always embraced her curvy figure and put her workouts on Instagram so folks could follow her journey to healthy–yet smaller–curves.
    • by Yoey
    • 5 Years ago
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  • Essence Music Festival Brings In ‘Huge Economic Engine’ For New Orleans

    Source: TIME The three-day event generated around $241 million in 2013. 2014 numbers are expected to be the same or slightly greater.  New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Friday the Essence Music Festival “may be the most important event the people of this city are involved in.” “What started off as a small music festival,” Landrieu […]
    • by Yoey
    • 5 Years ago
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  • MySelfie Live Launches At 2014 ESSENCE Festival

    NEW ORLEANS, LA, — MySelfie Live™ announced that it has launched its event-based selfie application software at the 2014 ESSENCE Festival™ Presented by Coca-Cola®, in New Orleans. MySelfie Live brings audience-submitted selfies to the big screen in real time on Jumbotrons, exterior multi-story walls, and LED screens, allowing audiences to create crowd-sourced photo collaborations at […]
    • by Yoey
    • 5 Years ago
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  • Prince Returns To New Orleans To Help Bring In Essence Fest’s 20th Celebration

    NEW ORLEANS — Uttering his signature, “We are gathered here today to get through this thing called life,” Prince opened his set for the 20th celebration of the Essence Festival and showed thousands Friday why a 10-year wait isn’t a bad thing. As the first licks of “Let’s Go Crazy,” rang throughout the Superdome, thousands […]
    • by Yoey
    • 5 Years ago
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  • Day + Night Event Guide For Essence Music Festival 2014 By Ashlee Nicole Spills

    EMPOWER U @ ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER JULY 4 – JULY 6 | 10AM – 6PM FRIDAY, JULY 4 • Healthy Living: Food Is Medicine with Dr. Aletha Maybank • Love & Relationships: Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, Part II with Steve Harvey • Career Connection: National Urban League with Marc […]
    • by Yoey
    • 5 Years ago
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  • Styled by Adrianna Williams I Essence Night/Sexy

    Essence by NIGHT: For the Sexy girl: Sherelle Splice Mini Dress (Cecamberson.com) Model styled by: Cec+Amberson – pronounced: ses and amber-son. Talk about fierce, ladies!!!! In this dress, your natural curves will be accentuated by the structure added by the lines of the dress and classic cinch at the waist. I hear a black pointed […]
    • by Nick
    • 5 Years ago
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  • Hangover Brunch pt 2 /// Essence Edition July 6th

    EIFFEL SOCIETY & TSOLETE PRESENT: THE HANGOVER BRUNCH PART 2 . JULY 6, 2014 SPONSORED BY SQUAREFACE PHOTOBOOTH /MY HELL OF LIFE\ #LifestyleMag EIFFEL SOCIETY CATERING MOMMIES MINIS AND LA THAI . For table reservations email vip@eiffelsociety.com as for tickets http://Eiffelhangoverbrunchpart2.eventbrite.com/
    • by Nick
    • 5 Years ago
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  • NOLA LUV /// Prince to headline 2014 Essence Fest

    Next year’s Essence Festival is getting a dose of music royalty from Prince. The “Purple Rain” singer-songwriter is headlining the 20th annual Essence, a celebration of music and culture being held July 3-6 in New Orleans. Prince, who performed at Essence in 2004, also headlined this year’s South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. […]
    • by Nick
    • 6 Years ago
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  • Kerry Washington for ESSENCE Magazine November 2013

    For the November issue, ESSENCE sits down with Hollywood’s “It Girl” Kerry Washington to talk all things Scandal, which returns to the small screen on Thursday, October 3. Essence
    • by Nick
    • 6 Years ago
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  • EBONY “Trayvon” Covers: The Martins, Spike Lee, Boris Kodjoe, Dwayne Wade & Their Sons For September Issue

    Ebony magazine is doing its part to honor the life of Trayvon Martin; to keep the conversation about race in America alive; and to explore “Stand Your Ground” lawswith a special edition of its September issue. The publication is rolling out four separate covers with the headline “We Are Trayvon,” featuring the slain teenager’s family, Sybrina Fulton and […]
    • by Yoey
    • 6 Years ago
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  • The McDonalds 365 Black Awards During Essence Music Festival 2013

    Yesterday the McDonalds 365 Awards, a ceremony honoring community activists, entrepreneurs, and artists who make positive contributions to the black community 365 days a year was held at New Orleans convention center as apart of the Essence Festival 2013 celebration.. There were performances by Angie Stone, Deborah Cox, and Yolanda Adams to moving speeches, check out some images from the […]
    • by Yoey
    • 6 Years ago
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  • Jill Scott Speaks Fashion, Hair Styles, and Grills At Essence Fest 2013

    Jill Scott Speaks Fashion, Hair Styles, and GRILLS at the New Orleans Essence Festival 2013. Visit http://JillScott.com for CD’s DVD’s and Merchandise…. Steven Bou-Zhee Kinlock –http://www.iphoneogram.com/u/18146936 Visit http://www.kapturenola.com/journal/20… for more pics and media from the same night… Interview by Melissa@KaptureNOLA.com Filmed by http://KaptureNOLA.com
    • by Yoey
    • 6 Years ago
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  • Day + Night Event Guide For Essence Music Festival 2013

    Source: AshleeNicoleSpills.Com  2013 ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL NEW ORLEANS, LA THURSDAY, JULY 4 – SUNDAY, JULY 7 ESSENCE EMPOWERMENT EXPERIENCE @ ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER JULY 4 – JULY 7 FAMILY & COMMUNITY, THURSDAY, JULY 4 Why Our Children Should Come Home, 10:35 – 11:00 AM Too many children’s lives have been lost due to […]
    • by Yoey
    • 6 Years ago
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  • Taste of NOLA /// Shrimp & Grits from Ste. Marie

    So anybody that knows me, knows that Shrimp & Grits is my favorite dish. It seems like its a meal that I have to have at least once a week. So for now I’m on a quest to find the best Shrimp & Grits in the Crescent City. I recently tried Ste. Marie on Poydras […]
    • by Nick
    • 6 Years ago
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