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Usher Brings 20th Anniversary ‘Confessions’ Performance To 2024 ESSENCE Fest


Essence Fest 2024 is here, and R&B icon Usher is set to headline the Festival of Culture with a special one-night-only concert celebrating the 20th anniversary of his acclaimed album Confessions. Talk about good timing.  Visit for more information This performance is one to check out. It is part of the festival’s 30th-anniversary celebrations, […]

Missy Elliott Celebrates 52nd Birthday with Party Hosted by Crown Royal at Essence Fest

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Crown Royal Golden Apple made its mark at Essence Fest by sponsoring the legendary Missy Elliott’s 52nd birthday celebration during one of the biggest weekends in culture. Guests were transported into an immersive futuristic playground adorned with a state-of-the-art LED-lit tunnel showcasing Missy Elliott’s vibrant and iconic music videos spanning her illustrious career. The carefully […]

[WATCH] Curren$y and Jermaine Dupri Connect for “ESSENCE FEST” Video

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Grammy® Award-winning producer Jermaine Dupri and rapper Curren$y have dropped a captivating new music video for their single “Essence Fest,” featured on their collaborative EP, For Motivational Use Only. Visit for more information The cinematic visual, directed by Rick Nyce, takes viewers on a tour of Downtown New Orleans, showcasing the vibrant lifestyle of […]

Essence Festival Kicks off in New Orleans


Essence Festival is finally here! The New Orleans based weekend festival is a culmination and celebration of of Black culture in its most excellent form. Visit for more information Essence Fest is all encompassing with the inclusion of the Film Festival, Beauty Carnival, Wellness House, the Celebrity Zone and much more held at the […]

Brandy Reminds Fans at Essence Fest That ‘The Boy Is Mine’ is her Song

Brandy Reminds Fans at Essence Fest That 'The Boy Is Mine' is her Song

It’s lit at the 2018 Essence Festival. Everybody and their mother is there, including Brandy. Visit for more information The Songstress took the stage and performed her 1998 hit “The Boy Is Mine,” featuring Monica. In the middle of the chorus, the R&B vet switched the lyrics from, “The boy is mine” to “The song […]

Drake is Recording the Video for ‘In My Feelings’ in New Orleans

Drake is Recording the Video for 'In My Feelings' in New Orleans

Drake is out here breaking his own records with the release of his latest project, Scorpion. Visit for more information The Canadian rapper became the first artist to get 1 billion streams in a week. The double-sided 25-track album spawned 7 singles, including, “In My Feelings” featuring Quality Control Music’s, City Girls. The feel-good […]