Thursday, October 20, 2016 Martin Lawrence speaks out for the first time remembering Tommy Ford as not only a friend, but a "great man [who] always brought with him his spirituality, a positive attitude and so much joy." Listen to Lawrence's full remarks on this week's ESSENCE Live. watch
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 What did it really take for Mashonda to forgive Swizz Beatz? The singer turned author sat down with ESSENCE for an exclusive interview to talk just that -- and more! In this initmate conversation with ESSENCE Sr. News and Culture Editor Christina Coleman, Mashonda opened up about the hard fought battle to forgiveness and growth. Five years after her public separation, she has one message: "love is still in existence and it's still being displayed throughout families."  watch
Friday, September 30, 2016 In this week's 'ESSENCE Live', Mario performs his single 'I Need More' exclusively for ESSENCE and Romeo Miller stops by to talk joining the cast of 'Empire',  'Growing Up Hip Hop' and his personal take on police brutality. watch
Friday, September 30, 2016 Mario just keeps making hit after hit! On this week's episode of ESSENCE Live, R&B singer Mario stops by to perform his new single exclusively for ESSENCE—and trust us when we say you'll be playing this on repeat from here on out!  watch
Friday, September 30, 2016 Cue the feels, because Mario has still got it! On the week's episode of ESSENCE Live, the R&B singer dropped by to give us a sneak peak listen of his new song, and also serenaded fans with the sweet sounds of his 2004 hit "Let Me Love You." Prepare to be mesmerized all over again ladies!  watch