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African Pride hair products invited HelloBeautiful down to New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival to host one of their My Pride My Way Pop-Up Beauty…

The singer, who was publicly embarrassed last week by Antwaun Cook  used her time onstage at this year’s Essence Music Festival to reprimand her haters. Fantasia  stopped in the middle of her show and told the critics in the crowd: Sweep around your own front door before you try and clean around mine. Fanny also […]

This weekend one of the hottest events of the summer will take place in the city of New Orleans, the Essence Music Festival.  Producer and On Air Host, Star Connor spoke with one of the top performers in this years line up, Charlie Wilson also known as “Uncle Charlie”. Listen now to his plans on […]

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Earlier today Essence Magazine announced the lineup to their annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans July 6 – 8. Mary J. Blige, Fantasia Aretha Franklin, Charlie Wilson, SWV, Dru Hill, Ledisi, Estelle, Goapele, Vivian Green, and many more are slated to perform over the three-day event. Click here to check out the full roster. […]

It’s that time of year again! The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival will roll into New Orleans this summer, just days after the 4th of July. Wondering who you can expect to see? Aretha Franklin Mary J. Blige Fantasia Keyshia Cole Ledisi Estelle Goapele SWV Vivian Green Bridget Kelly Dru Hill Charlie Wilson Stephanie Mills Raheem […]

VIA: Wait did you see that? With the artists giving amazing performances, you may have been too star struck to check out these moments that took place this summer during the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Here some moments you might not have noticed during last night’s broadcast on “TV One Night Only: […]

If you didn’t make it to the Essence Music Festival at the New Orleans Superdome this Independence Day weekend, The Urban Daily has exclusive content from one of the summer’s most anticipated festivals.  Kanye West headlined the show on Saturday night, and in signature Kanye fashion, Mr.West brought out ‘all of the lights’, fireworks, smoke, […]

SOURCE: @ITSYAGIRLAC ALL ACCESS PASS KISSDETROIT – Chaka Khan, just like her fellow Chicagoan Kanye West, performs a very personable set when she interacts with the audience. While at the Essence Music Festival Khan performed what she referred to as her ‘baby daddy song’. The actual title of the song is ‘Pack My Bags’ This […]

Trey Songz covered Jodeci’s classic hit song “Freakin’ You” at the 2011 Essence Music Festival this weekend, sending all the females in the audience into a frenzy! Trey Songz was only one of the major performances over the weekend, others included were Miguel, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia and more… Lupe Fiasco ft. Trey Songz “Outta My […]

Soulful singer Miguel recovered gracefully after falling off stage at a recent concert in Houston while performing “Sure Thing.” The packed female audience responded with “Are you O.K?” and applause as Miguel repositioned the mic and himself on stage! Spotted 2011 Essence Music Festival [PHOTOS] Marsha Ambrosius & Miguel Reveal Their First Jobs [VIDEO] […]

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