Leela James Talks New Season of R&B Divas, Supporting Her Friend's Battle With Cancer and Ledisi/Grammy's Controversy
#EssenceFest alum and soul singer, Leela James is on a roll! Not only has she been brought back as a cast-member in the new season R&B Divas but she is also performing on the road with Ledisi! Leela took a moment to chat with us about the new season of R&B Divas, supporting her friend's battle with cancer, and how she feels about the infamous Ledisi/Grammy's controversy.
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#EssenceFest is the perfect event to coordinate a girls trip around! If you’ve ever been to ESSENCE Festival, then you know that there are so many things to do that planning an itinerary can seem a bit overwhelming. This #top5 should be the head start you need to set your planning in motion, so you can grab your girlfriends and go!