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The Essence Festival is going global with its first stop in Durban, South Africa.
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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…
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