Posts Tagged: essence festival

Bruno Mars and Janet Jackson To Headline Essence 2020 Festival

The Essence Festival’s 50th-anniversary celebration isn’t messing around.  It was just announced that Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars will headline the event over the 4th of July weekend in New Orleans.  The Superdome lineup will also include Janelle Monae, Patti LaBelle, Raphael Saadiq, Swizz Beatz and more.   This year’s theme is “Own Our Power.”  Have… Read more »

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Essence Fest To Last Longer for 50th Anniversary

Essence Fest To Last Longer For 50th Anniversary.  Now we can party all week long instead of on weekend.   To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the festival, the party will go on for a full week instead of just a weekend.   The dates are July 1st through 5th.  The announcement came with the news that… Read more »

Kofi Siriboe Explains Why He’s Single [WATCH]

There is nothing worse that a man that doesn’t know what he wants or a man that pretends he is ready for a commitment and he really isn’t. That alone can ruin lives. It takes an honest man will admit he is still finding himself, he is not happy with himself and therefore not ready… Read more »

Michelle Obama “Marry Someone That You Respect” [WATC]

Michelle Obama wowed the crowd during her appearance at the 2019 Essence Festival Superdome stage Saturday. America’s favorite First Lady was fierce with a new look (ombre curly and a black-sequin jumpsuit.) The First Lady was the keynote speaker along with CBS anchor Gayle King spoke of funny memories of her first date with former… Read more »

Mike Epps is engaged to television producer Kyra Robinson

Essence Festival Adds After Dark Comedy Series Headlined by Mike Epps

The 25th Essence Festival anniversary is upon us just being a little more than a month away. In addition to the Essence Festival’s highly anticipated concert series, beauty carnival, and live podcast sessions — Essence has added a new After Dark comedy series to the weekend’s festivities. The comedy series lineup will be headlined by… Read more »

Michelle Obama Joins The Essence Festival Lineup!

The annual Essence Festival has just gotten better because Michelle Obama has joined the lineup! The former First Lady will participate in a keynote conversation during the 3-day event which will be held in the Mercedez-Benz Superdome in New Orleans July 4th through 7th. “As inspiring and aspirational as it is relatable, Mrs. Obama’s story… Read more »