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Michael Ealy stopped by the ESSENCE offices to give us the scoop on his show Common Law, which premiered in May on the USA Network.
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Porsha Williams stopped by the ESSENCE office to talk about her life as a new cast member on Bravo's Real Housewives of Atlanta.
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Model Toccara Jones visited for a stunning photo shoot.
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Condola Rashad at ESSENCE.com's studio after the August "Young, Black and Amazing" photo shoot.
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Melanie Fiona talked about her second studio album, The MF Life.
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ESSENCE Festival performer Ledisi visited to promote her book, Better Than Alright: Finding Peace, Love & Power, and her appearance at this year’s festival.
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Lianne La Havas gave a special performance of "No Room For Doubt" from her debut album, Is Your Love Big Enough?
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Ciara gave the ESSENCE editors a taste of her new album, One Woman Army.
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South African singer Lira introduced us to her U.S. debut album, Rise Again.
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Swimmer Cullen Jones made all the ladies swoon over his perfect swimmer's physique and his Olympic medals. Cullen made the office visit to promote his Make a Splash initiative.
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Estelle spent a very memorable day this summer as a guest editor of ESSENCE.com.
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Wynter Gordon stopped by the ESSENCE office to chat about her EP, Human Condition: Doleo.
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Tichina Arnold was all smiles after a surprise reunion with her former Everybody Hates Chris co-star, Tyler James Williams, at the ESSENCE offices.
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Common struck an assertive pose while promoting his film, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, and season two of the AMC drama, Hell on Wheels.
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Our love affair with Roc Nation artist Bridget Kelly has been a slow build; in December she released a video for her goodbye jam “Special Delivery” and then followed up with a remix of “In the Morning” (f. Meek Mill)—her regretful ode to dialing, well, tipsy. But now’s the time for more. Her debut album is slated for a summer 2013 release.
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Joyful Drake showed off her hot haircut and talked about her upcoming projects and season three of her show, Stay Together.
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Cynthia Bailey stopped by to chat about the spicy fifth season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
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British sensation Labrinth gave us a taste of his new music.
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Terrence J, the former host of 106 and Park and star of Think Like A Man, talked about his latest projects.
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The three stars stopped by the ESSENCE office to talk about the second season of their VH1 series.
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Singer and songwriter Tamia stopped by ESSENCE to promote her new album, Beautiful Surprise.
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Denitia Odigie gave us a preview of her new music.
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The oh-so-stylish June Ambrose promoted her reality show, Styled by June, on VH1.
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RaVaughn stopped by the ESSENCE office to give us a taste of her upcoming album.
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Miss Universe Leila Lopes stopped by ESSENCE to talk about charity work and her experience as a beauty queen.
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Dwele gave an exclusive preview of his album, Greater Than One.
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Austin Brown stopped by the ESSENCE office to talk about his upcoming album.
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Dwyane Wade flashed his winning smile during a visit with TIME and ESSENCE to promote his book, A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball.
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Elle Varner gave the ESSENCE editors a taste of her album, Perfectly Imperfect.
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ESSENCE Festival performer Teedra Moses talked about her upcoming projects and her performance at this year's festival.
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Noah Stewart was spotlighted on ESSENCE.com's "New and Next" column. The operatic tenor stopped by the office to discuss his debut album Noah, which rose to the top of the UK charts this summer.
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ESSENCE Music Festival performer Marsha Ambrosius visited ESSENCE to talk about her upcoming album Friends & Lovers and this year’s festival.
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Aunjanue Ellis promoted her performance in the Lifetime original movie, Abducted: The Carlina White Story.
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Iyanla Vanzant gave us a sneak peek of her OWN show, Iyanla: Fix My Life.
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British soul singer Daley blessed us with some music off of his debut album, which is set to be released in early 2013.
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Macy Gray talked about her new album, Covered, which is a collection of covers of rock songs from the last decade, and her role in the latest Lee Daniels film, The Paperboy.
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Psychologist to the stars and ESSENCE.com advice columnist, Dr. Sherry stopped by the ESSENCE office to say hello to the staff.
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Monica was excited to discuss the creative process behind her album, New Life.
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Regina Belle stopped by the ESSENCE office to talk about her sophomore gospel album, Higher.
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Swimmer Lia Neal shared her Olympic glory with the ESSENCE ladies this summer. Neal won the bronze medal in the women's freestyle relay during the 2012 Olympics.
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Former adviser to the Obama White House Van Jones promoted his book, Rebuild The Dream.
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British actress Carmen Ejogo stopped by the ESSENCE office to discuss her role in Sparkle opposite Whitney Houston, Tika Sumoter and Jordin Sparks.
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The stars of VH1’s reality show Hollywood Exes — Sheree Fletcher, Jessica Conseco, Mayte Garcia, Andrea Kelly and Nicole Murphy — stopped by the ESSENCE office to discuss their experiences while filming the show.
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New and next R&B artist Ray Lavender stopped by the ESSENCE office for a meet and greet.
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Miss Teen USA Logan West visited the ESSENCE office to discuss her Bully Proof campaign.
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Tank visted the ladies at ESSENCE to talk about his album, This Is How I Feel.
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Reality star Nicole Murphy stopped by ESSENCE to discuss her show, Hollywood Exes.
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Pharrell Williams and Jermaine Dupri brought in their new artist Leah Labelle to meet the ESSENCE staff.
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Comedienne Retta of Parks and Recreation left the ESSENCE staff in stitches.
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The OMG Girlz, comprised of Miss Star (Zonnique Pullins), Miss Beauty (Bahja Rodriguez) and Miss Baby Doll (Breaunna Womack), stopped by the ESSENCE office to talk about their success and performance at the ESSENCE Music Festival.
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Ryan Shaw talked about his new album, Real Love.
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Bilal recently passed through our headquarters to promote his new music.
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The lovely Naturi Naughton promoted her role on Lifetime's The Client List.
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Eddie Levert stopped by the office of ESSENCE to talk about his album, I Still Have It.
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New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and his wife discussed their charity work.
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Hairstylist to the stars, Keith Campbell stopped by ESSENCE for a quick visit.
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Wendy Raquel Robinson talked about the season finale of the The Game, and the 15th anniversary of her school Amazing Grace Conservatory.
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ESSENCE Music Festival artist Charlie Wilson disussed music, his hat collection and his performance at this year's festival.
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ESSENCE Music Festival host Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles stopped by the ESSENCE office to say hello to the staff.
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Former X Factor contestant Marcus Canty visited the ESSENCE office to promote his single, “Won’t Make a Fool Out of You” from the Think Like A Man soundtrack.
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Legendary gospel singer Karen Clark Sheard and daughter, singer Kierra “Kiki” Sheard, stopped by the ESSENCE office to talk about their latest albums.
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Jackée Harry stopped by the ESSENCE office to talk about her DVD, Brother White.
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First-time ESSENCE Music Festival performer Eric Roberson stopped by the ESSENCE office following the release of his album Mister Nice Guy.
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Marvin Sapp and Kirk Franklin stopped by ESSENCE office to talk about their "King's Men Tour."
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Isreal Houghton and Donnie Mcclurkin stopped by ESSENCE office to discuss the "King's Men Tour."
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Kenya Moore made her first visit to discuss her role in Bravo's reality series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
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Model Beverly Johnson visited ESSENCE to talk about her reality show Beverly’s Full House.
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Ne-Yo stopped by ESSENCE to meet the staff and talk about his album, R.E.D.
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