Journalist Soledad O'Brien shares her excitement about participating in the ESSENCE Festival's Empowerment Experience.
Iyanla Vanzant will discuss how to be happy at the ESSENCE Festival on Saturday, July 6.
Chef Roblé stops by ESSENCE to chat about participating in the ESSENCE Festival and season two of his Bravo show, Chef Roblé and Co.
Avery*Sunshine dishes on her ESSENCE Festival performance on July 6, her upcoming album and future career plans.
Maya Azucena dishes on her July 5th ESSENCE Festival show and her latest career accomplishments.
ESSENCE.com interviews R&B singer, Faith Evans, who is performing at the ESSENCE Festival on July 6.
The British newcomer talks about her American debut, her influences and having the same birth name as Adele.
Tiffany Evans returns to music with a brand new EP and big news.
Monica says her new album is very R&B heavy — just the way she wanted.
"People look at me like a hometown hero. My life has changed," said Marcus Canty.
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