• Queen Latifah rocks Essence Crowd with Hip Hop Ledgends Performance

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut performance to celebrate “Ladies First” and her 30 years in the trenches. Latifah was one of the headliners on the festival’s main stage Saturday and was joined – to the delight of the crowd […]
    • by Yoey
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Essence Festival 2016 Invades New Orleans Beginning Thursday June31st

    Essence Fest returns to New Orleans on Thursday, beginning the festival’s weekend with a day of volunteer service. Something special they have been doing for NOLA, since the return of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Then free events inside the Convention Center begin Friday, is huge fan favorite. Plus the amazing concert and music performances […]
    • by Yoey
    • 4 Years ago
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  • Frankie Beverly and MAZE Returns To Essence Festival Tonight!

    The big news leading into this week’s 2015 Essence Festival is the return of Frankie Beverly and Maze. Maze closed the first 15 Essence Festivals before a new team at Essence Communications and a new festival producer decided to make a change. After a six-year involuntary hiatus, Beverly and Maze will be back in stride […]
    • by Yoey
    • 5 Years ago
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  • Download Now the Free Essence Music Festival 2015 App!

    With the Essence Festival 2015 free app you can share pics and see all thats buzzing around this year’s festival all from you’re smart phone or iPad! This app will give you all the updates and line-up schedules for every artist and guest speaker throughout the weekend.  You also can purchase concert tickets and more […]
    • by Yoey
    • 5 Years ago
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  • ESSENCE FEST Presents Kevin Hart’s What Now? Tour

    Doors Open at 6 PM | Showtime 7:00 PM LOUISIANA SUPERDOME | NEW ORLEANS, LA Join Kevin Hart, Trey Songz and Lecrae as they turn up at the Superdome. KEVIN HART’S WHAT NOW? TOUR 8:45PM Trey Songz 7:40PM Lecrae 7:00PM The 2015 Festival weekend is jumping off with your favorite comedian and artists at the […]
    • by Yoey
    • 5 Years ago
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  • Prince & Nile Rodgers – Let’s Dance (Live At 2014 Essence Festival) (Video)

    Watch below as Prince & Nile Rodgers perform David Bowie‘s 1983 hit “Let’s Dance” live at the 2014 Essence Festival..  
    • by Yoey
    • 6 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
    • 6 Years ago
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