24 of The Best Celeb Instagram Photos From ESSENCE Festival 2016

New Orleans is the place to be for some of our favorite stars this 4th of July Weeked. From Faith Evans to Common, ESSENCE Festival 2016 had Instagram full of Black excellence. See some of our favorite moments.

Lauren Williams Jul, 02, 2016

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It's all smiles when these two R&B divas link up!

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Nothing beats a coke and a smize!

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Hello there Mr. Divins!!

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A little bit of Cookie magic to keep us all empowered!

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Fit for a king. 

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All smiles with these two talentend minds!

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Uncle Charlie and the Underground crew. 

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Two gentleman and a lady!

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Kelly and Kenny--try saying that three times fast!

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Chowing down at Redfish Grill...yum!

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Black girl magic personified.

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This is what two music legends look like.

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Sometimes you just have to serve against a brick wall.

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Flower crowns certainly help Ms. Parks serve face. 

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Black mothers hard at work.

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We would never forget about you Ms. McMillan.

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vibes.

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Kick back and relax. 

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OG's in the game. 

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Just a guy and his girls.

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Sequin queen.

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Serving nothing but leg.

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Keeping it real with the ladies of The Real.

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Fun times look like this.