Posts Tagged: Essence

Issa Rae landed herself a movie role in The Hate You Give

Issa Rae Says Her Parents Helped & Hindered Her Self Esteem

Issa Rae reflects on her childhood in her new cover story for Essence magazine in which she pinpoints how exactly her parents helped her self esteem while simultaneously hindering it in the long run. Issa described how she grew up very much loved and always complimented on how beautiful she was, in addition to admiring… Read more »

Keith Sweat Says He Respects the New R&B Game

It was during that much talked-about social media debate about who the ‘King of R&B is last year when two R&B veterans sat down with ESSENCE to chime in.  Keith Sweat and Case also talked about how they were able to make their mark on the genre. It was back in December when Atlanta singer/songwriter… Read more »

Missy Elliott kept Tweet from thinking about committing suicide

Essence Announces Artist Lineup for 2019 Essence Festival

This year’s Essence Festival is a special one. The Essence family is celebrating 25 years of Essence Festival and they have announced the artists who will help make the celebration a memorable one. Essence took to Instagram to release the festival’s 2019 lineup which includes Missy Elliot, Mary J. Blige, Nas, H.E.R., and Pharrell Williams… Read more »