Thousands of music fans packed the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans on Friday for the start of the 17th Annual ESSENCE Music Festival. The jam-packed lineup for Day 1 included Miguel, Tank, Charlie Wilson,... Read More
Kanye West and Mary J. Blige are headed down south. The superstars have been tapped to headline the 17th Annual ESSENCE Music Festival, taking place from July 1-3 at the Louisiana Superdome in New... Read More
The ESSENCE Music Festival went down in July in New Orleans, but professional footage of the show has recently become available online. If you weren’t at the Louisiana Superdome, catch Janet Jackson’s much-talked-about headlining... Read More
Trey Songz celebrated Independence Day by performing on Day 3 of the ESSENCE Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. He and Mary J. Blige set off sparks when they dueted on... Read More
Alicia Keys may sing about “Fallin’,” but this time she really did it. The pregnant songstress fell backwards while performing “Love Is Blind” at the ESSENCE Music Festival on Saturday (July 3). But Ms.... Read More
Keri Hilson graced the ESSENCE Music Festival stage for the second straight year, singing her own hits and songs on which she’s featured, including Trina’s “Million Dollar Girl” and T.I.’s “Got Your Back.” But... Read More
After being asked numerous times over the last 15 years to perform, Janet Jackson finally accepted ESSENCE’s invitation to headline this year’s ESSENCE Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans on Friday... Read More
Keyshia Cole signs copies of her CD on the third day of the 2008 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans on Sunday.
Solange Knowles at the 2008 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans on Saturday. The second day of the festival featured performances from LL Cool J, Musiq Soulchild, Patti LaBelle, and Chrisette Michele. Pics below.