The R&B star shares his private memories of the legendary Prince, who he always told, "All of our careers are our careers because of you."
The "Rise Up" singer reflects on what ESSENCE Festival means to her and making the "huge" step up to the Mainstage.
Kicking off with "It's All About the Benjamins," this playlist will show you why it's all about the ESSENCE Festival this July 4th weekend.
The R&B songstress remembers turning all shades of purple when she met Prince before hitting the stage at ESSENCE Festival.
The songstress recalls the time she told Prince her feet hurt. "Do you know?—he brought me socks," she says.
It may be a beautiful spring day in April, but it’s snowing heavy in my heart: Today Prince Rogers Nelson is dead at 57.
The path to your best look ever goes through our new Beauty & Style Expo, taking place July 1-3 at ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.
From Kendrick to Mariah, Our Weekly ESSENCE Fest Playlist Brings the Beats
Seven years after the Grammy-winning BLACKsummers'night, Maxwell returns with a new single, an upcoming album and a headlining appearance at this year's ESSENCE Festival.
As we gear up for the ESSENCE Festival in new Orleans this July 4th weekend ESSENCE staffers celebrate the legacy of R&B. When did you fall in love with R&B?
The R&B songbird will bring her soulful sounds to the 22nd annual ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans June 30-July 3.
Mali Music learned how to inspire people with his melodic sounds the righteous way: in church.
We're gearing up for ESSENCE Festival 2016 and we can't wait to help you feel empowered! These amazing speakers are set to take the stage during the July 4th weekend event in New Orleans. Take a look at who's set to help you feel enlightened!
Real Housewives of Atlanta star Phaedra Parks, author Terry McMillan, Cookie Johnson and Rev. Al Sharpton will be also be spreading their empowering messages in NOLA this July 4 weekend.
The Reality Show songtress talks Black Women in Music and which VH1 reality show she can't get enough of.
Since her debut album came out last August, Andra Day has been rising up in the music game.
From The Weeknd (twice) to Missy and Janet comebacks, here are the songs that rocked my year. What were your yours?
Exclusive interview with the Grammy-winning singer on her new album, Code Red.