The ESSENCE Music Festival

The ESSENCE Music Festival to Air on UPN at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Sept. 12
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 27, 2008

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Ashanti rocks the EMF crowd

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Jahiem reminds sisters that he would do “anything” for them

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LL Cool J still drives the ladies crazy

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Faith Evans gives an uplifting performance

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Usher doesn’t know what you came to do, but he came to party

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Steve Harvey livens up the crowd with a few jokes

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Gerald Levert showed the sisters some love.

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Erykah sets the mood at the ESSENCE Music Festival.

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Chaka Khan gladly gives her all at the 2003 ESSENCE Music Fest

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A sexy Patti LaBelle shimmies in song

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Stevie wowed the crowd with his "wonder"ful piano skills

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UPN stars Flex Alexander, Mo’Nique and Tracee Ellis Ross are all smiles in New Orleans

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