The legend is en route to her kingdom.
What we wouldn't give to sandwich ourselves into this epic self.
Common and Lance Gross are killing the ESSENCE scene with their dapper apparel!
Keke Palmer gets ready to step on stage for the Empowerment Experience.
We wonder who bumped into who.
Sybrina Fulton talks about her "Mothers on a Mission" foundation at the Empowerment Experience.
The power trio has arrived.
Jussie Smollett, Don Juan, and Carmon Cambrice snap a pic in front of the Convention Center.
Sevyn Streeter and Laurieann Gibson perfecting a selfie, Sevyn says, “Gwoooorrrrllll we gotta find da light.”
The OWN powerhouses reunite in our VIP area.
Adrian Marcel and Lunell are having fun in the Big Easy!
Lil Durk posts "Kicking off #EssenceFest weekend with @SamsungMobileUSA #GalaxyLife"
Cynthia Bailey discusses her relationship with her daughter, Noelle Robison.
Monica and Shannon Brown are so couple. Can you say, "relationship goals!"
Common says, "I was honored to be able to present @directher with a much deserved award. #365blackawards #essencefest"
Garcelle wears Bourbon Street well.
A singer and a comedienne walk into the Superdome...
New Orleans rapper Dee-1 being interviewed by @essencemag in the French Quarter.
Vanessa Simmons arrives to the Essence Fest entrance saying, “Hey New Orleans.”
Deitrick Haddon posts, “Great day at #Essencefest supporting the kids @stjude @carmtrip”
One legend comes face to face with another legend.
Common teases fans with a quick snap of him warming up before his Saturday night show.
Girl power! Shanice and Estelle strike a pose.
Love to see a praying man!
Justine Skye having some backstage fun.
Before the magic happened.
Alesha Love participates in ESSENCE Fest's Day of Service with her beau.
These two look like they're having a good time.
Luenell is ready to turn up for ESSENCE Fest with her bodyguard by her side.
Angela Simmons graces her Instagram followers with a beautiful smile, “Happy Girl ! New Orleans ! Essence festival ! I'm here! #samsung.”