From Ari Lennox, to Lizzo, to Gallant, this year's ESSENCE Festival lineup is filled with talented new artists you'll definitely want to add to your playlist.
Every year, the ESSENCE Festival superdome stages are filled with an array of today's most talented voices in music and this year is no exception. You already know we have some of your favorite music icons set to perform their classics and hits, but there's also a host of today's trailblazing breakout artists on the lineup who are ready to bring their A game to the stage.
Take a look at some of the rising stars set to perform at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival below.
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