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Usher, Usher, Usher. What more can we say? He was the man of the hour on Friday!
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Just look at the background! What a memorable performance. #Amazing
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Shaun Robinson was all over the place this weekend. Check her out with Ledisi!
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Jilly from Philly chatted with TV personality Shaun Robinson at EMF!
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Chaka Khan rocked the house!
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Steve Harvey jump started everyone’s Friday morning with a live radio show! Boris Kodjoe even joined in on the fun.
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Droves and droves of people flocked to New Orleans to rub elbows with their favorite stars.
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Look at these ladies serving up drinks at at the Belvedere bar in VIP.
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Trey Songz met a few of his angels at EMF!
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Shaun Robinson smiles with Miguel at the convention center. Adorable!
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Angela Bassett surprised fans at EMF! Check her out at the McDonald’s booth!
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Keshia Knight Pulliam and Lance Gross got their groove on at EMF!
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Steve Harvey interviewed Soledad O’Brien at EMF 2011. These two tackled some tough subjects.
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Dwele enjoyed himself at EMF!
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The one and only MC Lyte ran into Steve Harvey at the Superdome. Wonder what these two chatted about?
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If you didn’t catch it, MC Lyte put on a fantastic show!
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Talk about empowerment! These ladies did their best to empower fans in New Orleans this weekend.
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The stars were out everywhere! Someone special captured this photo of Boris.
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My oh my! Not only was EMF a great time to see concerts, but the eye candy was something to rave about! We see the McDonald’s booth was very popular!
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EMF brought out some mega figures. Check out Steve Harvey, Valerie Jarret and the Rev. Al Sharpton!
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What a reunion! All of the members of New Edition came together for a moment we’ll never forget!
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Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West snagged a photo of Usher before he took over the EMF Stage!
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Steve and Marjorie Harvey enjoyed the ESSENCE Music Festival. These two were very busy the entire weekend.
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Miss Jill Scott put on one heck of a performance!
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Usher made a heck of an entrance into the Superdome!
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Eric Benet made all the ladies swoon at EMF!
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What a fabulous array of ballerinas! Kanye never ceases to amaze us.
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Kanye West took over the Superdome with a once in a life time performance!
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Kanye West was spotted backstage greeting fans!
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Dressed in all white, Ms. LisaRaye enjoyed the festival as well.
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The fabulous Toccara Jones got in on the EMF fun!
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Mr. Gourdin sang his heart out on stage at EMF.
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These lovely ladies came together for an awesome empowerment seminar.
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Shaun Robinson shares a smile with ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Jennifer Hudson.
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Jennifer Hudson is glowing after her performance on the ESSENCE Music Festival mainstage. Jennifer rocked it!
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Shaun Robinson gets up close and personal with ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Usher. We have to admit, we’re a little jealous, Shaun!
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Shaun Robinson has another celeb sighting with ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Chaka Khan. Cute!
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Taraji P. Henson and LeToya Luckett pose alongside Mike Critelli, Ed Lewis, and Pierre Bagley.
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Steve Harvey and his wife Marjorie pose for a quick picture after Steve hosted his morning show live from the ESSENCE Music Festival.
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Shaun Robinson talks to a guest on stage at the ESSENCE Music Festival.
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ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Mary J. Blige visits the convention center during day 1 of the fest.
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Fantasia belts her heart out on the mainstage during night 1 of the ESSENCE Music Festival. You better sang girl!
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El Debarge made his triumphant return to the stage — welcome back!
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Boyz II Men has a special moment with Shaun Robinson at the ESSNECE Music Festival.
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Boyz II Men takes the stage during their sound check at the Superdome.
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Shaun Robinson meets up with Trin-i-tee 5:7 at the Convention Center.
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Don Lemon and ESSENCE entertainment editor Cori Murray pose backstage at the ESSENCE.com Live Stage.
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Yes, things did get a little out of hand. Especially for singer Miguel.
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