From the star-studded concert lineup to the amazing food, find out how the Festival team is preparing for the biggest event of the year.
- ESSENCE Poll: Who Are You Heading to ESSENCE Fest With?
- #BlackGirlMagic! Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Ballerina at American Ballet Theater
- Bridal Bliss: Madia and Rod’s Romantic Mexico Wedding
- Book Lovers: Meet Your Favorite Authors at ESSENCE Fest
- ESSENCE Poll: What's Your Favorite Part of ESSENCE Fest?
- Bree Newsome Speaks Out After Removing Confederate Flag from South Carolina Capitol
- Get Zendaya's BET Awards Glow
- Watch Janet Jackson Accept BET's First Ever Ultimate Icon Award