You may not think Kanye West is always right but when it comes to inspiration, a few of his songs are always right on time.
Watch two of our ESSENCE Fest 2015 performers enjoy a beautiful wedding in Wale's new video, "The Matrimony."
Looking for ways to make your community, or the world, a better place? Here are 5 initiatives that could use your help who are set to be featured in the Community Zone at ESSENCE FEST 2015.
Find out what your favorite musicians and ESSENCE FEST alums are doing in today's Black Music News.
Watch ESSENCE FEST Alum Jennifer Hudson Spread a Message of Acceptance in her New Video, 'I Still Love You'
Jennifer Hudson's new video is shot just as beautifully as the message it portrays. Watch 'I Still Love You,' here.
Rico Love may have a hit on his hands. Check out his new version of this 90's classic.
Find out why the incomprable Donna Brazile is a woman to watch.
The "DOPE" movie has an amazing soundtrack which features some of our most legendary ESSENCE FEST alums.
Not even Kendrick could have guessed that a fan he pulled from the crowd would take over his show. Watch the video here, for yourselves.
Janet Jackson fans, the wait is almost over!
Since #ESSENCEFEST often serves as the home for the latest and greatest in Black Music, we wanted to celebrate their daily movements by rounding up what your favorite artists are doing on a day to day basis, before July.
Happy Black Music Month, ESSENCE FEST family. If you'd like to share news with us, follow us on Twitter @ESSENCEFEST. Plus, celebrate Black Music in July by purchasing your tickets to #ESSENCEFEST 2015.
See our ESSENCE FEST fave on the cover of one of the UK's most influential fashion publications.
We are super excited to feature the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital at ESSENCE FEST's Community Corner. Find out more about the excellent organization in this week's Vendor Spotlight.
ESSENCE FEST alums, Common and Jill Scott are set to star in a new film. Find out what it's all about.
Watch Andra Day's new video for her debut single, "Forever Mine," before her performance at ESSENCE FEST.
Check out the unforgettable moments from ESSENCE FESTs of the past from the people who know the experience best-- Our Editors and amazing staff at ESSENCE Mag.
Let us know your favorite memory on Twitter, @ESSENCEFEST.
Plus, it's not too late to create new memories this Summer. #BRINGTHELOVE to #ESSENCEFEST 2015 by purchasing your tickets, today!
Find out why Common is so excited to come back to ESSENCE FEST, this year.
Find out why Steve Harvey Morning Show host, Shirley Strawberry is our #WomanEmpowermentWednesday pick.
Listen to ESSENCE FEST alum, Jill Scott talk about her new album and the 15 year anniversary of her debut album on The Steve Harvey Morning Show.