Hot chocolate was on fleek at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans. With eye candy as far as the eye could see, it wasn’t hard to find our favorite brothers. (You’re welcome.)
Chester Lavell Brinson kept it casual in the NOLA heat with his smoking good looks.
Donaven Murray instantly made us stop and stare.
Ever-so-sexy (and dapper) musical darling Jidenna was in the house, and boy was it a treat to see him strolling the NOLA streets.
New Internet obsession Mr. Steal Your Grandma made an appearance at ESSENCE Festival 2016 driving women young and old mad.
Fedora? Check! Shades? Check! Million dollar smile courtesy of hottie Brent Alfred? Check!
Michael Aliston Williams took raised the temperature in NOLA 10 degrees because he isn’t just hot, he’s smoldering.
Custom tribal paint on this gorgeous face with this high bun had Sinclaire turning heads in the NOLA streets.
Dripping in Black pride from head-to-toe, handsome hunk Jeremia Anderson walked the NOLA streets during ESSENCE Festival with confidence and a smile.
Lovely in locs, Bazaar Royale stole the show.
If you were walking the streets of NOLA over the weekend, you may have come across Kardell Harris, and trust us, his smooth skin, gold frames and swagger were hard to miss.
Jus Dizle (and his smoldering stare) rocked a sports-inspired look while relaxing and enjoying some downtime between ESSENCE Festival activities.
With his sexy salt and pepper beard, Richelieu Dennis proved to be one of the most handsome men in the city over the weekend.
Bearded babes were roaming the city all weekend long. Beards are back, and hopefully here to stay because we’re loving it.
With all of the sweet eye candy we found on the streets of New Orleans during ESSENCE Fest, this cutie was certainly the caramel topping on our dessert platter.
Beards and muscles and chocolate, oh my!
We call this one: crush on blue. Hot chocolate alert!
A bald beauty worthy of a second glance.