It's that time of year again! The ESSENCE Festival is upon us. Besides Prince, do you know everyone that's performing this year? From the mainstage to the Super Lounges? Put your knowledge to the test and guess these performers.
We'll be "living life like it's Golden" when this Philadelphia R&B diva takes the stage.
Jilly from Philly performs at the Superdome mainstage on Saturday, July 5.
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This veteran R&B singer is lovingly referred to as "Uncle."
"Uncle Charlie" will perform on the mainstage on Sunday, July 6.
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An ESSENCE Festival veteran, this R&B singer with a signature sound, has performed on the mainstage over 12 times.
Mary J. Blige
The one and only Mary J. Blige performs on the mainstage on Saturday, July 5.
This gospel and pop singer will have us all singing "Say Yes."
Williams performs at the CoverGirl Super Lounge on Saturday, July 5.
This Queensbridge rapper celebrates the 20th anniversary of his debut album this year.
Nas kicks off the festivities at the "Now Playing" concert at ESSENCE Festival on Thursday, July 3.
We hope this Texas-born R&B singer picks from her "Apple Tree" at the ESSENCE Festival.
The "analog girl in a digital world" will perform on the ESSENCE Festival stage, Saturday, July 5.
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This ESSENCE cover girl and New Orleans native recently released an album called The Truth.
Ledisi hits the Superdome mainstage on Saturday, July 5.
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This Bronx, New York trio will leave us "Weak" and singing "I'm So Into You."