A few of the ladies hitting the stage at ESSENCE Festival this year share words of wisdom from the women who gave them life.

Rachaell Davis
May, 14, 2017

A mother's love is truly unlike any other and the lessons we learned from the women who brought us into this world are cherished throughout our lives. As we continue to celebrate all of the amazing moms today and everyday, here's a look at 2017 ESSENCE Festival performers Monica, Rhonda Ross and Emily Estefan sharing some of the unforgettable gems they've received from their own mothers.

ESSENCE Festival 2017 single-night tickets and ticket packages are on sale now! For more info and the latest news, visit our Festival page here.

Take a look in the video above and be sure to grab your tickets to see the biggest names in music light up the stage at the Festival in New Orleans this July.

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