Celeb Friends at ESSENCE Fest: See How They #BringTheLove

ESSENCE Fest is also a chance for celebrities to catch up with friends. See how they brought the love to NOLA this weekend.

ESSENCE.COM Jul, 07, 2015

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Pose for the camera now flick, flick-- even if you're sweated out! That's how you know you're having fun! 

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We're loving the crew!

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Smooth, Beauty with a whole lot of Funny. There's nothing that can go wrong here!

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The two lovely ladies served us some fro realness. Beautiful!

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Serve it up brothas!

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You cut it Kevin, you cut it. 

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We love the skirt Shirley!

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By the looks of Luenell, we can tell something really funny happened before this pic! Wouldn't put it past her!

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Singers Monica and Avant strike a pose.

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We love seeing two of the funniest ladies together! 

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The Real ladies serving up a fun selfie for the camera.

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Between Kelly, Erykah and Nayrok, we are completely showered with beauty!

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These men are even smoother than royal blue! How dapper!

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These ladies are classic!

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You know you love it Gabourey! 

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So great to see such talented individuals together. 

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You all look great!

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Even with a silly face she's still Queen. 

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Pose pretty ladies!

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DuVernay connected with Johnetta Elzie and Deray McKesson during the Missy Elliot concert.