• All Of The Reasons Why Every Black Woman You Know Was At ESSENCE Fest 2018

    3 days ago - By Essence

    If you weren't in attendance at the 2018 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans over the weekend, you probably noticed that every other Black woman on your feed made it there...and you're suffering from major FOMO.
    Year after year, there's no better place to be for sisters to convene then down in NOLA for the first week of July.
    Hundreds of thousands of Black women, men, and children touch down upon the Bayou city for some good eats, good drinks, and most importantly, a good time.
    This year, for the 24th annual gathering of the largest music festival in the country (that's right, it's even bigger...
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  • The Results Are In, Here's What Everyone Is Saying About ESSENCE Fest 2018

    3 days ago - By Essence

    Big names like Janet Jackson, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, and Missy Elliott hit the stage for this year's ESSENCE Fest. More than half a million people attended the annual event, now in its 24th year, with all three nights of the festival sold out of the first time in its history.
    Reviews of the event have poured in from across the internet as sites cover the performances and blackgirlmagic of the festival.
    Here's a quick glimpse of what some of our peers had to say:

    The Advocate reported on the Girls Trip effect, which had a massive influence on this year's festival, and delved into...
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