Kanye, Usher and Trey will be heating up the ESSENCE Music Festival. It's going to be hot, hot, hot!

Charli Penn
Jun, 27, 2011

Usher and Trey Songz and Kanye, oh my! The male lineup for the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival is hot, hot, hot!

Ladies get ready to watch your favorite heartthrobs heat things up on and off the stage. We can’t wait to get on down while in New Orleans and party with these sexy superstars. Have you purchased your tickets yet? Here are 20 great reasons you should. Let’s start the show!