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All hail the queen! Queen Latifah added to Essence Festival bill


Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Keep Memory AliveQueen Latifah is the latest performer added to this year’s Essence Festival lineup. 

An official statement reads, “Commemorating three decades in the entertainment business, the Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy and SAG Award recipient will be performing alongside Mary J. Blige and Xscape during the Festival’s second evening on Saturday, July 7 in the Louisiana Superdome.” 

The entertainer joins a stellar bill that also includes Janet JacksonFantasiaErykah BaduJill ScottSnoop Dogg, Ledisi and much, much more. 

The 2018 Essence Festival takes place from July 6 – 8 in New Orleans. 

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