ESSENCE Fest 2015 is almost here! July will be here before you know it, so we wanted to remind you just why you have to be at the Convention Center to party with us (and your favorite celebrities) for the Holiday weekend. Check out our gallery of the #Top10 reasons you can't miss ESSENCE Fest 2015.
We are so excited to see you! Tweet us, @ESSENCEFest if you already have your ticket.
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Matchmaker Paul C. Brunson is the real life version of Will Smith's hit movie, Hitch. Before the former ESSENCE blogger appears during Empower U at ESSENCE Fest 2015, here are ten things you should know about the host of OWN's Lovetown, USA.read more...
2015 ESSENCE Fest performer, Charlie Wilson is an R&B legend who started his career in 1967 with The Gap Band. But, as one of the most saught-after solo artists in the game, he became "Uncle Charlie" by creating collaborations with some of the biggest Hip Hop artists of today.
Check out his 10 Greatest Collabs.read more...
EXCLUSIVE: Kem Talks Loss of Artistic Value in Music, Collaborating with Snoop Dogg and Touring with Charlie Wilson
2015 ESSENCE Fest performer, Kem chats with us about collaborating with Snoop, touring with Charlie Wilson and Joe and the loss of artistic value in black music.read more...
Kem, who will be taking the stage at ESSENCE Fest 2015, is known for his powerful ballads, undeniable stage presence and amazing ability to captivate any crowd. Plus, he's extremely easy on the eyes. The Detroit native, who is currently touring the nation with Charlie Wilson (fellow ESSENCE Fest 2015 perfomer) and Joe, will return to the ESSENCE Fest stage for the second time.
In honor of #FlashbackFriday, check out 10 times Kem melted us with his magnificent smile.
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Cynthia Bailey's Public Fight With Fibroids Is Important for 'The White Dress Project' Founder Tanika Gray Valbrun
During season six of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, former ESSENCE cover model, Cynthia Bailey battled fibroids and later, had them surgically removed. Though it was painful and sometimes embarrasing for the star to endure on television, her willingness to share her story helped increase awareness about the silenced disease. For Tanika Gray Valbrun, Empower U speaker and founder of international non-profit The White Dress Project, celeb influence is exactly what their community of women needs. Read our exclusive with her, here.read more...