Join ESSENCE®, Master P with Team Hope Nola in giving back to the city that gives so much for the 2017 ESSENCE® Day of Service on Thursday, June 29, 2017 featuring our first-ever celebrity basketball game!

This year, the day of service will emphasize serving the city’s seniors and youth. Together, we will beautify a historic inner-city senior residence and enjoy a celebrity, charity basketball game benefiting New Orleans youth.
10:00 AM
Guste Homes Senior Residence, New Orleans

Volunteer to beautify homes for our seniors and show them an outpouring of love during Festival!

4:00 PM
Celebrity Basketball Game at Xavier University*

Master P and Team Hope NOLA host the hottest Celeb Basketball Game in the south ESSENCE Festival® Weekend.
*Ticket Purchase Necessary.


Master P

Trey Songz



Ray J

Terrence J

Trombone Shorty


Doug E. Fresh


Yung Joc


Kidd Kidd

Lil Scrappy

Jacoby Jones

Ben Gordon

Chris Jackson

Caron Butler

Robert Pack

About Team Hope NOLA