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Beyonce Goes Country, Nearly Nude for Essence Cover — Video
Beyonce brings it back to her Texan roots with a country-themed cover shoot for the July issue of Essence magazine.
In the behind-the-scenes video of the shoot, the Houston-born superstar, whose upcoming album '4' just leaked onto the Internet two weeks ahead of schedule, is one sexy cowgir…
Kanye, Mary J. Blige to Headline 17th Annual Essence Music Fest
Kanye West and Mary J. Blige have been announced as the headliners of the 17th Annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans this July.
The R&B/Soul festival, which takes place July 1-3 at the Louisiana Superdome, will also feature performances by Jill Scott, Trey Songz, Fantasia, Charlie Wilson a…