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Trombone Shorty, Mary J Blige, & Kendrick Lamar Close Out #EssenceFest 2015

July 9th 2015

I think we all pretty much hated for the  2015 Essence Music  Festival to come to an end on Sunday, but since we know that all good things must come to one, Essence decided on going with the BIG BANG to close out their 21st Anniversary Celebration. N.O. native group Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, & industry royalty Mary […]


Steve Harvey Heckles Chef Roble During Dating Show During #EssenceFest

July 9th 2015

Multimedia Mogul Steve Harvey hosted a super funny dating show experience during the 21st Annual Essence Music Festival & couldn’t resist heckling his special guest, friend of BE Magazine, (Chef) Roble Ali (Celebrity Chef/Clique by Roble/Everyday People Brunch). Roble was on hand to screen 3 women in hopes to make an old school love connection. […]


Missy Elliott’s EXPLOSIVE #EssenceFest 2015 Performance

July 9th 2015

Hip Hop’s trendsetting megastar Missy Elliott gave one of Essence Music Festival’s most memorable performances on the 4th of July, opening for Usher Raymond. Without question, Missy brought the fireworks from the time she hit the stage, to the time she was forced off of it.  From her unparalleled catalogue of hits like “One Minute […]


Gabourey SidiBE, Rico Love, Demetria McKinney & More Hit Essence Press Room

July 5th 2015

Essence Fest 2015 is in full swing. Check out which celebs we caught as they stopped by the press room. Jussie Smollett, Yazz the Great, Sommore, Roger Bobb, Dr. Heavenly, & Wale were also spotted in the press room throughout the day… Tweet


India Arie, Charlie Wilson, & Frankie BEverly & Maze Open Essence Fest 2015

July 4th 2015

The Superdome was on FIRE last night for the Essence Fest 2015 opening concert with India Arie, Uncle Charlie Wilson (who completely shut the stage down), & the legendary Frankie BEverly & Maze, who made their way back to Essence last night for the 1st time in 5 years. Lisa Wu, Paula Jai Parker, Mike […]


Avant, Meagan Good, Morris Chestnut & More at Essence Fest 2015

July 4th 2015

Yesterday officially kicked off the 21st Essence Festival in New Orleans & of course the celebs were out and about during the daytime events at the Convention Center. Check out Avant, Raheem DeVaughn, Meagan Good, Morris Chestnut, stylist J.Bolin, model Gary Lavard, & even DJ Biz Markie celebrating #Essence2015 Tweet


Connecting the Lines Hosts Dance Battle in the Bayou on 7/5/15

June 26th 2015

This summer, ConnectingTheLines.com is bringing their National Auxiliary Convention and Competition to a city near you!  The next city on the tour is New Orleans, LA, on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at the Lyons Center in the heart of the city.  New Orleans very own, The Blazing Cheetahs dance team, lead by Coach Josh Parker will BE […]

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