Celeb Cam: Candid Pics from ESSENCE Fest

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ESSENCE.COM Jul, 05, 2013

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Lance Gross at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Alexandra Burke enjoys the 2013 ESSENCE Festival with some celeb friends.

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Brandy during her sound check at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Tyrese gets his eat on at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Marsha Ambrosius gives it her all at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Maxwell during his sound check at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Janelle Monae at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Ladies still love Cool J at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Michelle Williams poses pretty at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Reunited and it feels so good! New Edition at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Charlie Wilson lights up the stage at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Laughing it up with Trey Songz, Kevin Hart and James Harden at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Brandy jamming during Beyonce's performance at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Kevin hart shared a picture of him and Trey Songz enjoying the 2013 ESSENCE Festival. "I pushed Trey Songz down a wheelchair ramp yesterday and let him go! #HeCouldOfDied #ItSeemedLikeAgoodIdeaAtTheTime #IhadGlassesOnSoIdidntReallySeeTheRamp #HeWasntReallyHurt #SingersAreToDramatic."

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Brandy and Niecy Nash at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Keyshia Cole and Daniel Gibson check out New Edition at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Trey Songz during his sound check at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Faith Evans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Luke James flexing for the ladies at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Marsha Ambrosius poses for a fan pic at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Celebs socialize during the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Trey Songz enjoys the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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ESSENCE Festival headliner Maxwell steals a kiss from Marsha Ambrosius backstage at the New Orleans Superdome.

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Pooch Hall at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Nicole Murphy backstage at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Tai Beauchamp at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Bobby Brown, Kym Whitley, Darrin Dewitt Henson and Ralph Tresvant guests at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Tonya Lewis Lee and Roland Martin at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Steve Harvey and his morning crew at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Derrick J. and guests at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Soledad O'Brien with Traci and Trina Braxton at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Lisa Nichols at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Blair Underwood and his guest at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Shaunie O'Neal and Niecy Nash backstage at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Trina and Tracy Braxton at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Maxwell gives fans a pre-performance interview at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Charlie Wilson signs autographs at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Erica Campbell of Mary Mary at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Biz Markie at the 2013 Essence Festival in New Orleans.

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Laz Alonso, Brian White and Darrin Dewitt Henson at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Touré and guest at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Janelle Monae backstage at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Akon and guest at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Charlie Wilson and Erica Campbell at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Chante Moore and guest at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Michelle Williams and guest at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Deborah Cox and guest at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Steve Harvey signs autographs at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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MC Lyte, LaToya Luckett and Niecy Nash at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Boris Kodjoe with two guests at the 2013 ESSENCE Music Festival.

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Emelie Sande at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival!

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Kenya Moore, Shauni O'Neal, Drea Kelly, Monfia, Trina Braxton and Chante Moore with ESSENCE's Cori Murray at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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MC Lyte and guest at the 2013 ESSENCE Music Festival.

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Raheem DeVaughn back at stage the 2013 ESSENCE Festival!

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Janell Monae rocks the house the 2013 ESSENCE Festival!

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Nicole Murphy at the 2013 ESSENCE Music Festival.

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LL Cool J took fans back to the '90s with his energized set at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Brandy serves up a medly of her best tunes at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival!

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Lance Gross, Kenny Burns and Wale enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Iyanla Vanzant and a guest at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Bobby Brown and guests enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Ice Cube enjoys the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Black Street performs at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Blair Underwood at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Wale performs at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Roland Martin, Lil' Mo, Chante Moore and Monifah enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Chante Moore enjoys the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Kevin Hart and Laz Alonso enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Wale performs at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Adrienne-Joi Johnson and Kelly Price enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Craig Robinson enjoys the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Laz Alonso enjoys the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Blair Underwood enjoys the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Monifah, Lil' Mo and Chante Moore at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Lance Gross, Vanessa Bell Calloway and guest enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Bridget Kelly, Bevy Smith and guest enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Boris Kodjoe enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Kevin Hart at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Solange Knowles performs the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Lalah Hathaway at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Janelle Monae and Vanessa Bush at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Entertainment Editor Yolanda Sangweni and Brandy at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Janelle Monae performs at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Tweet and fans enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

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Roland Martin and guests enjoy the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.