We're excited about the first-time Essence Festival performers who will light up the SuperLounge stage this year.
Can you believe Tevin Campbell has never performed at the festival? We can't wait to see him perform his classic hits. But let's not forget the other new kids on the festival block – August Alsina, Sevyn Streeter, K. Michelle, Leela James, Sebastian Mikael and Elle Varner.
Join us in jammin' to this #MusicMonday playlist as we celebrate the artists that will grace the Essence Festival stage for the first time this year.
Be sure to check us out every Monday leading up to the Festival as well roll out different playlists to get you ready for this amazing weekend to commemorate 20 years of the Essence Festival. Go here to find out about the Essence Festival veterans that will perform.