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Mary J Blige performs at the 2015 Essence Festival

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It’s going down in N’awlins this July at the 2018 ESSENCE Festival!  The festival’s concert series is taking place from July 6 to July 8 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA.

New additions to the lineup include: Ledisi, Serani, SWV (as part of Teddy Riley’s New Jack Swing Experience) Jussie Smollett; KeKe Wyatt (as part of Kelly Price’s “For the Love of R&B” curation); Lady of Rage, YoYo, and DJ Captain Charles (as part of Doug E Fresh’s Legends of Hip Hop Show); Damien Escobar; Ella Mai; Lloyd; Louis York; Pell; Yanina; and for the first time ever, a special night of celebrating New Orleans Bounce headlined by Big Freedia, and featuring DJ Jubilee.

Previously announced talent include headliners Janet Jackson; Mary J. Blige; Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, and more in a special curation by The Roots; and Snoop Dogg.  See the line-up of artists performing and which night they’ll be performing.

I’m soooo there!

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