Our favorite leading lady will be singing her heart out to happy fans in New Orleans come fourth of July weekend.
Expect Yeezy to take it to the next level at the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival.
The always passionate Fantasia will be singing her her heart out in NOLA.
Expect Jill to bring “The Real Thing” to NOLA.
Jennifer Hudson will make her EMF performance debut this July. We hear she’s cooking up an amazing show for ESSENCE fans.
Boyz II Men will be bringing their Philly soul down to the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival.
The soul diva herself Chaka Khan grace the stage at the ESSENCE Music Festival! We can’t wait to hear her belt out her famous tunes!
With sex appeal for days, Trey Songz will be seducing all the ladies.
Macy Gray brings her eclectic soul down to NOLA.
Mint Condition is still putting it down. The group will return to NOLA after a great performance last year.
Uncle Charlie, last name Wilson, will have us all on our feet.
Oh, Dwele! We can’t wait to hear from this smooth neo-soul brother.
New Orleans wouldn’t be the same without a great brass band?
Charmaine Neville keeps up the family tradition with her Nawlins band.
New Edition will reunite on the main stage at ESSENCE Music Festival! Can’t wait!
Hip-hop legend Doug E. Fresh will be in building bringing the classic tunes.
Marsha Ambrosius will bring her “Late Nights and Early Morning” album to life at EMF.
Mavis Staples will bring Gospel music to the EMF stage.
Naughty By Nature is one of the most anticipated hip-hop acts of the weekend — catch them live at EMF!
Gospel artist Brian Courtney Wilson will be delivering a power house performance at EMF.
Miguel will bring his smooth tunes to EMF!
Kelly Price’s voice will fill the Superdome with ease! We can’t wait to hear her sing her greatest hits.
R&B crooner Kem will set the mood just right for ESSENCE fans.
Alexander O’Neal will be tickling the ivories at EMF 2011.
Ladies, this summer will be prime time to see Eric Benet live and in person! Get your tickets ready!
Gospel recording artist Vanessa Bell Armstrong will be taking us to church during EMF 2011!
Mills brings that classic R&B feel to this year’s festivities.
Who’s got the funk? P-Funk’s got the funk!
Hip hop legend M.C. Lyte will also be performing at the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival.
At just 17 years old, New Orleans native Kourtney Heart is on her way to becoming one of the best in R&B.
One of the most distinctive voices around, Irma Thomas brings that old-school R&B flavor we love.
Gospel duo Trin-i-tee 5:7 will light up the EMF stage with their hits — praise Him!