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 kickoff this year.

The Queens MC will be the main act on the Now Playing stage, which will also host performance from R&B singers Trey Songz, Jazmine Sullivan, and K.Michelle on July 3 in New Orleans, La.

Headliner Prince, Jill Scott, Mary J. Blige, The Roots, and Charlie Wilson will storm the main stage Independence Day weekend from July 4 through 6.

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