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The 2013 Festival is excited to have Beyoncé return to the Superdome Main Stage. Check EssenceFestival.com daily for all the latest information on her Festival appearance.
The 2013 Festival is excited to have Maxwell return to the Main Stage. Stay tuned for more information on what's new and happening with this artist.
Before N-Sync, Back Street Boys and even New Kids On The Block – there was New Edition. For more than 25 years, “NE” has mesmerized audiences with their signature choreography, vocal harmonies and electrifying showmanship, cementing their place as one of the most successful touring groups.
Grammy nominee Charlie Wilson's talent is timeless. Just ask anyone who attended the 2012 EMF. He ruled the stage and he will be back again in 2013.
Four-time Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling R&B singer/songwriter Keyshia Cole pours her heart and soul into her fifth studio release Woman To Woman. Since her 2005 debut The Way It Is, Keyshia has demonstrated her growth vocally, mentally and spiritually.
LL COOL J has been considered an innovator in the world of hip-hop since dropping his first album Radio in 1985. LL has released 13 studio albums and two greatest hits compilations.
TGT may be the most lethal combination of R&B stardom yet. This supergroup was formed in 2007 and consists of three successful singers: Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank.
Trey Songz effortlessly creates music that blurs the line between R&B and hip hop.
A singer, songwriter, producer, and performer from Kansas City, Kansas, Janelle Monáe’s innovative style melds a redefined pop sensibility with an extraordinary mash-up of soul, funk, and rock n’ roll.
Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, New York Times best-selling poet, and critically-acclaimed actress, are just a few titles held by Jill Scott.
After four years away from the music game, multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning R&B/pop singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy has come roaring back with the fearless and inspired Two Eleven—a thoroughly modern R&B album that Rolling Stone has called “Brandy at her most
Singer-songwriter, actress, model, dancer, and DJ, Solange Knowles born and raised in Houston, Texas, has released two studio albums: Solo Star in 2003 and Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams in 2008, which peaked at #9 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.
“Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles' electric personality has been described as lighting in a bottle.