The Essence Festival, known as “the party with a purpose,” is an annual music festival that celebrates Black celebrities. After all these hearts of restricted events due to Covid-19, we are now presented with a long awaited in person event wit a star studded roster.
Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Kevin Hart and New Edition will headline the event, set to run from June 30 to July 3 at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. You can also expect to see Jazmine Sullivan, Chloe x Halle, Summer Walker, The Isley Brothers and superstar DJ D-Nice. On top of seeing live celebrity events, you can also see seminars, presentations, and a virtual marketplace.
Additional acts are expected to be announced and more information can be found at the event’s site.