The ESSENCE Music Festival celebrates Black music in all its forms, and hip hop is no exception. Over the 15 years that EMF has annually celebrated the music culture we have headlined some of the greatest names in hip hop. Check some of the best to ever do it...

Shirea L. Carroll
May, 26, 2011


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The ESSENCE Music Festival celebrates Black music in all its forms, and hip hop is no exception. Over the 15 years that EMF has annually celebrated the music culture we have headlined some of the greatest names in hip hop. Check some of the best to ever do it.