The Essence Music Festival will take a moment from all of the great music and partying to push for justice and equal treatment. Organizers for…


Despite being 9-months pregnant, Tina Campbell made the trip to New Orleans with her sister Erica so Mary Mary could perform at the 2012 Essence Music Festival. Erica sat down for an interview with Carol’s Daughter before the duo’s performance. Check it out: RELATED: Mary Mary’s Tina Named Favorite Pregnant Celebrity! Mary Mary Season Finale […]

After filing for divorce last season, NeNe Leakes and husband Gregg were spotted cozying up in New Orleans at the 2011 Essence Music Festival. The outspoken “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star had a speaking engagement at the festival, and later hit up an after party with her ex. NeNe, who also appeared on “Celebrity Apprentice,” […]


Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Jill Scott, Kanye West, Charlie Wilson, Chaka Khan, New Edition, and Trey Songz and more are confirmed to appear at the 2011 Essence Music Festival. “The Essence Music Festival is privileged to have over forty artists spanning the R&B, funk, soul, classics, hip-hop and neo-soul genres gathering to celebrate […]


Mary J Bligeadded two more accomplishments to her impressive resume: She received her high school diploma, and she unveiled her new fragrance, My Life, at this weekend’s Essence Music Festival.