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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.

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Floetry Will Trigger Early 2000s Nostalgia With A New Summer Tour

The reunion of musical duo, Floetry, feels like sweet, sweet nostalgia.

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Events and Festivals to Plan For in 2015

Now that the holidays are over and we no longer have to worry about purchasing gifts for other people, it's time invest in…

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Our Fave ‘Essence’ Festival Looks

This year’s Essence Music Festival brought out the biggest entertainers in the business, and with the constellation of stars, fans came out in doves…

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Vixen Boombox: Tank ‘You’re My Star’

Tank is getting upbeat to profess his love for his lady. On the eve of Spring, 1/3 of TGT releases his…

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Prince To Headline 2014 Essence Music Festival

ESSENCE is about to party like its 1999 for its 20th anniversary. Legendary singer/songwriter Prince has been announced as the headlining act for the 2014…

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Beyoncé Performs at Essence Music Festival [Videos]

Hello Mrs. Carter! On Sunday night (July 7) Bey slayed the Essence Music Festival with performances of "Who Run The World (Girls)", "Diva",…

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Beyoncé to Headline 2013 Essence Music Festival

If you thought Beyoncé was done with the Superdome, you thought wrong. The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour will stop in New Orleans…

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LisaRaye, Lance Gross, Trey Songz & More Come Out to Celebrate Kevin Hart’s Bday Down in New Orleans

Last night Kevin Hart partied hard at the Saint Hotel down in New Orleans for his 33rd birthday. The Hennessy V.S and Essence Celebration brought…

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Shaheem Reid’s 7 Entertainment Picks For The First Half Of Summer

Don’t worry, there is still plenty of time left in the Summer. But at the midway point, veteran writer Shaheem Reid takes a look back…

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VIBE Scene: Essence Music Fest/Ford Motors 4th of July Weekend [Video/Photos]

New Orleans was on cajun fire this 4th of July weekend as Essence Magazine rolled into town for the 18th annual Essence Music Festival. Celebrity…