See the sights of the Convention Center where thousands of EMF-goers flock to enjoy the day.
The New Orleans Convention Center came alive as the 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival kicked off with thousands of fans.
The floor of the Convention Center was the place to be as numerous celebs including Tempest Bledsoe, Anthony Anderson, Russell Steve Harvey and more were interviewed on the ESSENCE.com live stage.
Take a look at the sights and sounds.
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