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ESSENCE Fest is here and we're gearing up for unforgettable performances. Are you ready for Erykah Badu and Missy Elliot or prepping for Kendrick Lamar? We want to know!

Dominique Hobdy
Jul, 01, 2015

Let the festivities begin! ESSENCE Fest is finally here and we have the summer's hottest performances in store.

Kendrick Lamar is set to deliver an unforgettable show to concert goers, but he isn't the only one.

Missy Elliot, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Mary J. Blige and Erykah Badu are just a few of the top names we have set to bring the party to New Orleans.

We want to know who you're looking forward to seeing. Is it the thought-provoking rhymes of Kendrick Lamar? Or the smooth groove of Maze and Frankie Beverly? Let us know! 

QUESTION:What ESSENCE Fest Performer Are You Looking Forward to Seeing? Kendrick Lamar 24% Missy Elliot 35% Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly 17% Kevin Hart 16% The Superlounge Acts 8% Total votes: 63