Movies & TV
More essence festival stories
Black Boys Become The Focus Of Verizon’s New Outreach Program
Verizon is using their energy and resources on enriching the lives of black boys across the country.
Apple Music Gave Some Of R&B’s Fastest Risers Their Own Essence Fest Spotlight
Outside of Essence Festival's flagship empowerment and Superdome events, there were offsite options to take in blossoming musical acts.
Getty Images/Erykah Badu Performs At Essence Fest
Essence Festival To Expand To South Africa In 2016
The Essence Festival is going global with its first stop in Durban, South Africa.
Times A Changin’: Luke James And Goapele On The Effects Of A Fast-Paced Music Industry
Soul singers Luke James and Goapele discuss the evolving music industry and how it positively and negatively affects the art, artist and fans.
Ava DuVernay Talks Love For Bree Newsome, Black Twitter And New Hurricane Katrina Film
"The physical action of seeing that sister climb that pole and dismantle the symbol. It was incredible."
Lil’ Mo Shades Prince on Instagram
Via VIBE: Lil’ Mo was a bit exasperated with Prince’s level of fame on Friday night (July 4) at the Essence…
Nas To Headline Essence Festival 2014 Kickoff
After celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut album Illmatic , Nas will help Essence commemorate its double-decade birthday as headliner at the music festival's…
‘My Black Is Beautiful’ Campaign in Search of An Ambassador
The "My Black Is Beautiful" campaign is going on a nationwide search for six women who will be the ambassadors for the empowering…
Around The Web
The VIBE Mix Newsletter
Thank you for signing up for our newsletter. You will receive a confirmation shortly.
Neighbors To Biracial Kansas Family “This Neighborhood…
"Maybe you are running a daycare or these are your children. In either case, we have put our house for sale. This neighborhood does not…
N.J Cops Chase A 10 Year Old With Gun Believing He Was…
According to police, the 10 year old fit the description of a 20 year old man who has dredlocks and facial hair.
How Boosie Badazz Is Helping Louisiana Flood Victims
The Baton Rouge native offers aid to his home state.
White Lives Matter Protest Held Outside Houston NAACP
Because you known it's 1956, not 2016.
Belly To Debut Visuals To Hypnotic Single “You” Featuring…
NEXT: For Triple Threat Trevor Jackson, There's No Pain In Growing
Benny Cassette Shows Viewers His Creative Process In 'SMASHD: Next Wave' Digital Series
NEXT: Once Lost In The Sunshine, Kari Faux Is Slowly But Surely Finding Her Own Way
Sybrina Fulton: Still Healing. Still Standing. Still Marching... Until Justice For All