The rising star shines in Hulu's new scripted series chronicling the backstory behind one of Hip Hop's most iconic groups.
Attendees brought their fashion A-game to the inaugural ESSENCE Fashion House NYC , celebrating all things Black fashion.
See a little of what you missed as ESSENCE kicked off NY Fashion Week with our first-ever Best In Black Fashion Awards.
Jidenna challenges his peers to be more intentional about elevating Black designers during the ESSENCE Best In Black Fashion Awards.
The two talented actresses took us on a journey through some of their most unforgettable looks both on and off-screen.
"She said, 'Dad, let your actions be your loudest speaker.' And now my daughter, is now my teacher," Common raps.
These Messages From Jamie Foxx Celebrating His Daughter Corinne's Acting Debut Will Give You All The Feels
The 25-year-old actress has a starring role in the upcoming film, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, which hits theaters this Friday.
Two sons surprised their dad with Janet Jackson concert tickets, but what happened at the show was the ultimate surprise for them all.
"My whole back just completely spasmed to the point where I couldn't sleep and I couldn't really move."
With her fiancee, her kids and closest friends at her side, Jennifer Lopez did it bigger than ever to celebrate her milestone birthday.
WATCH: 'The Lion King's' Youngest Stars Had The Cutest Reaction To Meeting Beyonce For The First Time
Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary—aka Young Simba and Young Nala—chat with us about their first time meeting Queen Bey.
The trailblazing entrepreneur weighed in on several critical topics during a powerful conversation with ESSENCE Ventures Founder and CEO, Richelieu Dennis.
WATCH: Dawn Richard & Mario Get Real With Coca-Cola's Pam Stewart In A Powerful Conversation About Redefining Labels
The talented entertainers took part in one of several panel discussions that brought Diet Coke's new "Unlabeled" campaign to life during the ESSENCE Festival's 25th year celebration.
Essence Fest 2019: Sheinelle Jones To Join Top Black Women Mayors From Across The Country For An Empowering Discussion
"These women are literally running city governments and going home and running their households. That's the thing about women—we do it all," Jones says.
"Our children need to see businesses that see them and serve them, and to see people like them in positions of ownership, authority and responsibility."
ESSENCE Fest 2019: June Ambrose, Quincy Brown, Joan Smalls, Karl Kani & More To Speak At First-Ever ESSENCE Fashion House
Runway shows & pop up shops brought to you by household names & rising Black designers, plus live conversations with fashion's elite. Tickets on sale now!
ESSENCE Girls United: Here's How YOU Can Help Empower & Educate Young Black Women During ESSENCE Fest
The ESSENCE Girls United Giving Challenge is officially under way and it's your chance to make a difference in the future of young Black women leaders!
Tune in on Wednesday, June 11 at 10PM EST on OWN for an inside look at everything you missed!