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WATCH: 5 Times Beyonce Shut It Down At ESSENCE Festival

Mrs. Carter is no stranger to the ESSENCE Festival stage.

Beyonce is no stranger to the ESSENCE Festival stage and per usual, every time she comes through, she shuts it down!

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As we continue to celebrate the Carter family's latest round of good news -- Bey is having twins, if you somehow haven't heard -- turn the page to look back at 5 of her most unforgettable ESSENCE Fest moments over the years. Plus, we've included a bonus video from one of Bey's earliest solo performances at the 2003 ESSENCE Awards.