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We’re counting down to Essence Festival with two special playlists featuring your fave artists from the fest! Get your #Essence Festival tickets, the latest weekend performances and programming info here.

We’re counting down to Essence Festival with two special playlists featuring your fave artists from the fest! Get your #Essence Festival tickets, the latest weekend performances and programming info here.

Rap legend DOUG E. FRESH took time out to sit with MC during the 2012 Essence Music Festival. Listen as he shares his thoughts on the festival and the wonderful city of New Orleans.

The Essence Music Festival weekend kicked off with the Youth Empowerment event. We caught up with ROSHON on what’s coming up next for him! He’s taking over!

Another clip from behind the scenes at the Essence Music Festival. Disney’s COCO JONES opened up to us about how excited she is to be a part of the “New & Next” performance. She loves being a part of the crowd & was stoked to meet Doug E Fresh.

DIGGY SIMMONS discusses the importance of The Essence Music Festival. We caught with him back stage at the “New & Next” Youth Empowerment performance. He was headlining!