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Singer Anthony David recalls seeing his favorite act.
Ne-Yo recalls mending his strained relationship with his dad at the 2009 ESSENCE Fest.
The singer dishes about his ESSENCE Fest backstage run-in with Queen Bey, before she was Queen Bey.
Our sponsorship activation manager reminds us why the smaller ESSENCE Fest stages are just as fun as the big shows.
Editor Cori Murray fondly recalls a Frankie Beverly show.
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Janelle Monae discusses her love and appreciation for Prince.
The #YesWeCode tech village will give low-opportunity youth a chance to create computer programes that will change the world.
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