The 2019 ESSENCE Festival is just months away, but just like us, some of our favorite celebs are already starting to celebrate!

Click HERE to get tickets for ESSENCE Festival 2019, celebrating 25 years of moving the culture forward!

As we gear up to bring you our best experience yet in celebration of 25 of years of ESSENCE Festival, we’ll be sharing words of congratulations, gratitude and excitement from some of the many talented people who have come through our ESSENCE Fest doors over the years through what we like to call our EF25 Culture Capsule.

First up is actress Tichina Arnold. Check out the video above to hear what she had to say and be sure to look out for more EF25 Culture Capsule videos each week.

See you in NOLA!