Essence Music Festival

It’s that time of year! Every July, New Orleans, the southern city, fills up with women, families, friends, and more to enjoy, empower, be entertained and more. From celebrity-filled panels to star-studded musical guests and more, Essence Festival brings out the best…so naturally, there is style! See who turned up the fashion to match the heat […]

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During this year’s “Essence Music Festival,” Roland Martin host of “NewsOne Now” sat down with Kem to talk about his new album, “Promise To Love.” Check out what Kem has to say about the new album and his collaboration with Snoop Dogg. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One.  […]

Podcast: Download During this year’s “Essence Music Festival,” Roland Martin host of “NewsOne Now” sat down with Kem to talk about his new album, “Promise To Love.” Check out what Kem has to say about the new album and his collaboration with Snoop Dogg. Subscribe to the “NewsOne Now” Video Podcast on iTunes Listen to today’s entire show, […]

Jill Scott talked with Roland Martin host of “NewsOne Now,” Reginald Ballard – more commonly remembered as “Bruh Man from the 5th Flo” – and  Aruba Tommy Bennett about the upcoming Essence Music Festival. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One.   

NEW ORLEANS — Grammy Award winners Chaka Khan and Jennifer Hudson are joining the 2011 lineup for the Essence Music Festival, which will be held over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in New Orleans. ALSO READ:Oprah Scared To Back President Obama For Fear Of Losing Viewers Festival officials said Tuesday they’ve also added Kem, […]

NEW ORLEANS — Fan favorites Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz, Jill Scott and rapper Kanye West are among the headliners for the 2011 Essence Music Festival.

Check out our exclusive interviews with your favorite TV One celebs as they discuss their favorite Essence Music Festival memory! Don’t miss TV One Night Only: Live From the Essence Music Festival Sunday, August 29 at 9pm (ET)!