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ESSENCE Fest Dream Team: Elle Varner

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Elle Varner
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With Kim Burrell, Erica Campbell, Sebastian Mikael and Sevyn having pitched us who they would like to tribute at the festival this year in the bag, we continue our Dream Team pitches with Elle Varner.

"It's between Chaka [Khan], Diana Ross and Tina Turner. In this moment, I would do Chaka [Khan] and I would have Beyoncé, Beyoncé, Beyoncé. [Laughs] I'm thinking of others though. Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, and Lauryn Hill."

Sounds like an all-star line-up to us. Could you imagine Beyoncé  having the crowd on their feet to "I Feel For You," Elle Varner singing "Ain't Nobody," Lauryn Hill's full rendition of "Through The Fire," Erykah Badu belting out "We Can Work It Out," Alicia Keys on the piano bringing the funk with "Tell Me Something Good;" and then all the ladies coming together for "I'm Every Woman?" This is definitely a tribute we'd love to see happen.