<p>Happy Birthday Diana Ross! Rhonda Ross Celebrates Her Mom's Bday With A Little Known Fact [WATCH]</p>

Happy Birthday to 2017 ESSENCE Festival headliner Ms. Ross, The Boss!


Today, 2017 ESSENCE Festival performer Diana Ross is celebrating celebrating 73 years of life.

One of the most legendary entertainers of our time, Diana hasn’t missed a beat since she stepped on the scene and is still wowing audiences today. Not only is Ms. Ross, The Boss set to headline this year’s ESSENCE Festival, but her daughter Rhonda Ross will also be gracing the main stage to deliver a show-stopping performance of her own.

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

We recently caught up with Rhonda to chat about her upcoming performance at ESSENCE Festival and she shared a little known fact about her mom in honor of her big day. Check out what she had to say above and then be sure to grab your tickets to see this talented mother-daughter duo light up the stage in New Orleans this July.