What’s On Our Radar Today
Michael Rowe

Here’s the latest news on the artists and speakers appearing at the ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans July 4th weekend.

  • Congrats to Charlie Wilson for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BET Awards last night. Don’t miss Wilson’s performance at the ESSENCE Festival on Saturday, July 6.

  • We can’t wait for the new season of Iyanla Vanzant’s OWN network show, “Fix My Life,” to air on Saturday, July 27, at 9/8c. Don’t miss Vanzant at the ESSENCE Festival’s Empowerment Experience stage on Saturday, July 6. She’ll share her top 10 ways to fix your life and get happy once and for all.

  • Trey Songz recently discussed both his personal and professional life with the Huffington Post. Check out the interview and see him on the ESSENCE Festival Mainstage on Saturday, July 6.

  • How could the title of Niecy Nash’s new book, It’s Hard to Fight Naked, not grab your attention? The ESSENCE Festival Empowerment Experience speaker reveals how to find love and the key lessons she’s learned on the subject throughout her life.