WATCH: 15 Unofficial Black History Moments From Our 2018 ESSENCE Fest Performers That We’ll Remember Forever
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The 2018 ESSENCE Festival lineup is filled with iconic entertainers who have given us some of the most magical moments of our time that will forever hold a special place in our culture. From Fantasia’s ‘American Idol’ win, to Janet’s ‘Pleasure Principal’ video, to Blackstreet’s ‘Booty Call’, there’s no shortage of praise-worthy career moments among this year’s Festival performers.

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As we continue to celebrate Black history month today and all year long, here’s a look back at some of our favorites.

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