Top 5 Moments from ESSENCE Live

We have the best moments you may have missed from ESSENCE Live including Janelle Monae's album listening party, Naturi Naughton's empowerment advice, and all the side-eyes from the Slayed or Shade panel.

Jolie A. Doggett Apr, 03, 2015

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Janelle Monae and the Wondaland crew take us inside the listening party for their upcoming album Eephus. Get your first look here.

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Wendell Pierce (aka Bunk from The Wire) stopped by ESSENCE Live to gear everyone up for ESSENCE Fest 2015. Fellow Louisiana native Dana Johnson put him through his paces in a NOLA knowledge lightning round. Watch here.

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Take some advice from Naturi Naughton: "Sistas, make sure you protect yourself at the end of the day." See more of her financial advice in this clip from ESSENCE Live.

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ESSENCE Beauty Director Pamela E. Christiani is bringing the hair bling to get your 'do looking hot this season. Check out her best tips right here.

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Demetria Lucas, Rae Holliday and the ESSENCE editors weigh in on the NBC remake of "The Wiz." Do they give the diverse musical a Slayed or Shade? Find out here