Celebrity Photos of the Week: ESSENCE Festival 2017 Edition

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Mary J. Blige and Monica attend the Strength Of A Woman Brunch hosted by Mary J. Blige in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Mary J Blige proudly accepts an award at the Strength Of A Woman Brunch during Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Angela Rye strikes a pose the Strength Of A Woman Brunch hosted by Mary J. Blige in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Yandy Smith and Niecy Nash look lovely in all white at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Solange's performance was everything at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Chance the Rapper gives an amazing performance at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Master P hits the stage at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Cymphonique and her dad Master P perform onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Snoop Dogg hits the stage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Tamika Scott, Kandi Burruss, Tameka 'Tiny' Harris, and LaTocha Scott of Xscape pose for a photo in the press room at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Tweet performs onstage at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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The iconic Mary J Blige killed it while performing at Essence Festival.

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What an epic moment to have all these wonderful women onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Chaka Khan dazzles as she performs onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Jill Scott loos beautiful as she performs onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Monica looks lovely as she performs onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Jazmine Sullivan stuns as she performs onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Ari Lennox performs onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Malcolm D. Lee, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kofi Siriboe, and Will Packer pose at "Girls Trip" New Orleans screening in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Kofi Siriboe, Issa Rae, and Larenz Tate take a sweet photo together at "Girls Trip" New Orleans screening in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Larenz Tate and Kofi Siriboe strike a pose at "Girls Trip" New Orleans screening in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah look fabulous at "Girls Trip" New Orleans screening in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Selenis Leyva, Adrienne C. Moore and Dascha Polanco attends the Premiere of Netflix Original Film "Naked" At The 2017 Essence Festival at Civic Theatre on June 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Marque Richardson, DeRon Horton, Ashley Blaine Featherson, Brandon P. Bell, Antoinette Robertson, Logan Browning and Marlon Wayans attend the Premiere of Netflix Original Film "Naked" At The 2017 Essence Festival in New

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Master P has some fun at 2017 Essence Festival - Celebrity Charity Basketball Game at Xavier University Convocation Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Romeo hits the court to participate in the 2017 Essence Festival - Celebrity Charity Basketball Game in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Halle Berry is all smiles at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Tina Lawson is sitting pretty at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Michelle Ebanks and Tina Lawson pose backstage during the 2017 Essence Festival.

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Kenya Moore is sitting pretty at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Editor-in-Chief of ESSENCE Magazine Vanessa K. De Luca and Halle Berry pose backstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Soledad O'Brien smiles for the cameras at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Mara Brock Akil strikes a pose at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Kenya Moore strikes a pose at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Phaedra Parks strikes a pose at the 2017 ESSENCE Festivalin New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Chloe x Halle are super stylish as they attend Essence Festival.

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MC Lyte flashes her pretty smile backstage at Essence Festival.

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The Cast of Dear White People get together for photo backstage at Essence Festival.

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Rocsi Diaz has a sunkissed glow as she poses backstage at Essence Festival.

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Al Sharpton and Halle Berry pose backstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Charli Penn and RonReaco Lee pose backstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Angela Rye speaks onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Queen Latifah is sitting pretty at the Essence Empowerment Experience during the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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These lovely ladies look oh so stunning during the 2017 ESSENCE Festival.

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Rhonda Ross performs onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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John Legend gives an amazing performance onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca Cola in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Logan Browning's hair is giving us life at the Premiere of Netflix Original Film "Naked" At The 2017 Essence Festival.

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Marlon currently stars in the NBC sitcom Marlon, which is based on the comedian and actor's life. You can also catch him, alongside Regina Hall, in Netflix's new Naked

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Adrienne C. Moore, Dascha Polanco and Selenis Leyva smile for the cameras during Essence Festival 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Tracee Ellis Ross speaks onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca Cola at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on June 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Ava DuVernay and Dascha Polanco pose together at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Lance Gross and Letoya Luckett pose backstage at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Gloria Estefan, Emily Estefan, and Emilio Estefan take a sweet family photo at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Lil Mama Lil Mama strikes a pose at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca Cola in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Blair Underwood strikes a pose attends the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Ashley Blaine Featherson, Logan Browning, and Antoinette attend the 2017 Essence Festival - Day 1 on June 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Kelly Price is all smiles onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca Cola in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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April Ryan speaks onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Patrisse Cullors speaks onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Editor-in-Chief of ESSENCE Magazine Vanessa K. De Luca, Patrisse Cullors, Ava DuVernay and Michelle Ebanks pose backstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival .

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Karrueche Tran and Niecy Nash show off their nails in the press room at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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June's Diary poses in the press room at the 2017 ESSENCE Festivalin New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Bryshere Y. Gray sits down in the press room at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival.

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Faith Evans is sitting pretty as she attends the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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The Queen herself looks amazing at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival.

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Regina Hall is sitting pretty at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Logan Browning is looking super stylish at the Premiere Of Netflix Original Film "The Incredible Jessica James" At The 2017 Essence Festival.

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Spike Lee anf his wife Tonya Lewis Lee attend the Premiere Of Netflix Original Film "The Incredible Jessica James" At The 2017 Essence Festival.

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Selenis Leyva, Dascha Polanco, Marlon Wayans, Adrienne C. Moore and Jessica Williams pose together at the "Naked" and "The Incredible Jessica James" fan zone during Netflix At Essence Festival 2017 - Day 2 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Yara Shahidi is sitting pretty as she attends the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Anthony Anderson and Kyra Anderson pose in the audience at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Darrin Henson poses in the press room at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Remy Ma and Papoose pose together at 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Michel'le performs onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Teyana Taylor poses backstage before hitting the stage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival.

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The Cast of Detroit attends the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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The Cast of Detroit attends the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Xscape strikes a pose attends the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Essence Atkins looks lovely as she attends the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Afro Soul is all smiles at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.