It’s almost that time again: the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival takes place on Fourth of July weekend in New Orleans (got tix yet?). If you’ve never experienced EMF firsthand, we asked our Facebook friends who joined us last year what their favorite moments were from EMF 2010. Here’s what you said…

Here’s what you said:
Markisha: “Everything about EMF was on point! It was my first visit and I will be back every year. I was so impressed that so many stars were so friendly and willing to take the time out to meet and greet with fans.”

Tiffany: “[My favorite parts were seeing] Gen-u-wine at the convention center and a close-up encounter with Mr. sexy Lamman Rucker. [I had the] best time ever!

Natashia: Janet [Jackson] most definitely did her thing!

Nyla: “[I loved seeing] us beautiful Black folks together having a grand time!”

Monica: “[The best moments were seeing] Janet Jackson and [watching] BBD at the McDonald’s booth at the Convention Center.”

Rita: “[I loved] the Gospel Festival, the Clark Sisters, Jill Scott, Mary J. Blige, Ledisi and Dougie Fresh. I had a wonderful time!”

Corri: “[My favorite moment was watching] Raphael Saadiq.”

Torrence: “[My favorite performances were from] Mary J. Blige and Charlie Wilson.

Nicole: “[I enjoyed the] ESSENCE encore after party VIP lounge at Metro, sitting with Lamman Rucker and his entourage. EMF was a blast!”


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