Essence Festival

Usher made a bold statement with his attire at the Essence Music Festival this weekend. Not widely known for his political opinions, the singer appeared…

The 2015 Essence Music Festival is going to feature an all-star tribute to Kim Burrell! Listen to the audio player to hear which 3 talented…

Via: Mathew Knowles and Music World Gospel Present an ESSENCE Music Festival Superlounge Showcase at the Louisiana Superdome on Sunday, July 3. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and showtime is at 7:00 p.m. The showcase features artists on the Music World Gospel roster, including Trin-i-tee 5:7, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Brian Courtney Wilson and Micah […]

via ( — After 30 years of albums, turmoil and solo projects, New Edition is finally reuniting July 3 at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. The last time all six members of the group stood harmoniously onstage was in 1996 for the release of their album “Home Again.” Read More

Via: – Marking third year, network for African American adults will produce top-rated “TV One Night Only: Live From the ESSENCE Music Festival,” featuring some of the biggest names in entertainment from the main stage – Wednesday, June 29, 2011, Silver Spring, MD and New York – TV One ( and Essence ( have […]

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