Music Monday: Hip-Hop at ESSENCE Festival
John Phillips

ESSENCE Festival is known for featuring the best funk, soul, and gospel acts on its stage, but we are hip-hop, too! Just ask LL Cool J who leads the pack with seven Essence Fest appearances.

Today we’ll head nod to classic records from emcees that have rocked our stage during 4th of July weekend.

Hip-hop fans: Eve, Doug E. Fresh, Naughty By Nature and The Roots will represent at this year’s festival. Get your tickets here.