Watch ESSENCE Fest Headliner Maxwell's New 'Lake by the Ocean' Video!

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After just having its world premiere on ESSENCE Live, Maxwell's stunning, sexy "Lake by the Ocean" video will send ripples through your heart.

We’re still recovering from the hotness: Maxwell just premiered his “Lake by the Ocean’ video on ESSENCE Live. If you missed it, you’re in luck because we have it right here. And you can play it over and over to drool over Maxwell all that your heart desires.

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The video, shot in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, brings Maxwell’s smooth-flowing single to life in stunning fashion. And yes, he is looking as fine as ever.

And aren’t we lucky because Maxwell is headlining at ESSENCE Festival, June 30-July 3 in New Orleans. In fact, his performance will take place on July 1, the same day that the long-awaited blackSUMMERS’night drops. So it will be one epic album release party in NOLA!

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It’s been great to have Maxwell back on the music scene. We’ve missed him since his last album, 2009’s Grammy-winning BLACKsummers’night. The world just got a little sexier again.

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Watch and enjoy!

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