2015 has been a major year for everyone's favorite rap-tivist and 2015 #EssenceFest performer, Common. Oscar wins aside, he has always been a man who stands for his rights and the rights of the community. While we totally love him for his mind, the fact that he looks great is also a plus.
Whether he's attending a nationally televised award show or doing press, Common's suit game is on a whole other level. We decided to gather a few moments to remind you why he is the perfect #ManCrushMonday pick.view gallery...
Our lineup for the 2015 ESSENCE Festival keeps getting hotter and hotter! GRAMMY-Award winning artists Usher and Missy Elliott have both been added to our annual Fourth of July weekend event that promises to be electric!read more...
Missy Elliott will be performing at the 2015 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans! In celebration of adding her to our line-up, we thought we'd remind you of why you fell in love with the iconic MC.
Are you excited to see Missy this year in NOLA? Tweet us @ESSENCEFest and let us know.view gallery...
When ESSENCE Fest 2015 performer Sevyn Streeter is not in the studio making chart-climbing tracks like her new single "Don't Kill the Fun," she's attending red-carpet events in all parts of the world. In honor of #WomenCrushWedesday, here are a few of her best looks. Let us know your fave on Twitter @EssenceFest. Plus, don't miss Sevyn at #EssenceFest2015!view gallery...
It's hard not to love Usher, which is why we chose him as our newest headliner for #ESSENCEFest 2015. His smooth vocals and powerful dance moves have been known to make women faint, so we will definitely have more than enough towels for when things get hot down in New Orleans, this July. To expand on why we absolutely adore Usher Raymond, here are the top 7 things that have made ESSENCE readers support him for over 20 years.view gallery...