Some of our favorite songs performed live at the first ever ESSENCE festival.

Apr, 28, 2014

The first ever ESSENCE festival had so much amazing talent. From Patti LaBelle to Aaliyah, there has always been a history of celebrating living legends while giving up-and-coming artists a chance to shine. This week we bring you back to some of the jams that were performed live at the birth of the festival.

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