Essence Music Festival

10 Things We Can Thank Prince For

From his impressive catalog to his undeniable influence on a new generation of artists, Prince Rogers Nelson is truly an icon. And as the road to ESSENCE Festival 2014 begins, we're giving thanks where its due.

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  1. @essencefest: What do you think #EssenceFest alum Mrs. Carter has planned for her performance this weekend? #BeyonceVMApredications http://t.co/ks6uHE1Cof
  2. @essencefest: A look back at K. Michelle rocking the #EssenceFest Now Playing stage #TBT http://t.co/QGHdVqmQCB http://t.co/2g1U1CG5p0
  3. @essencefest: Congrats Skyler Grey on your McDonald?s 365Black Community Choice Youth Award. Visit http://t.co/MwGAWcNebG http://t.co/5ec7Y8db2Z
  4. @essencefest: The lady who lunches: Rihanna did some casual dining this week at the Da Silvano restaurant in New York City. http://t.co/P8ZJA4hIOo
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  6. @essencefest: Congrats to all of the 2014 McDonalds 365Black Awards honorees. Visit http://t.co/MwGAWcNebG
  7. @essencefest: "I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism and sexism. And that's how I operate my life." - Oprah Winfrey...
  8. @essencefest: "I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism and sexism. And that's how I operate my life." - Oprah Winfrey...

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