Aspiring artist Robert "Bobby" E. Crimo III raps under the stage name "Awake."
The singer-actress-philanthropist-CEO has replaced Kylie Jenner's standing on the magazine's annual list.
The premiere festival added a third day to its Napa Valley debut.
The star-studded event included A-list singers, rappers, athletes, actors, and more.
Nas and Jadakiss gave Essence Fest attendees a taste of The Big Apple with their performance.
The children's app also received funding from the likes of the NBA, owners of the San Francisco 49ers, and Jimmy Kimmel.
The petty king once again had something to say to the Recording Academy about one of Hip-Hop's biggest anthems.