EssenceMusicFestival2011

Fantasia Reveals Pregnancy, Says She Won’t Hide It
Early last month, The BoomBox was front and center at the Essence Music Festival, taking in the sights and sounds of R&B singer Fantasia, who looked visibly pregnant but failed to address whether or not she was expecting. Now, fans and critics no longer have to wonder if she'll be welcoming a ne…
Bobby Brown Reunites With New Edition at Essence Festival
New Edition fans proved that they're still as loyal as ever, showing up in droves to watch the group reunite with Bobby Brown at the Essence Music Festival Sunday (July 3).
Playing into his reputation for having friction with his group members, which prompted them to kick him out on more than one occ…
Naughty by Nature Pay Tribute to Tupac at Essence Festival
With a new album in the books, Naughty by Nature made their way to the Essence Music Festival to showcase new music but to also pay tribute to slain hip-hop pioneers Tupac Shakur and Biggie, Saturday (July 2).
Naughty frontman Treach, who was a longtime friend of Shakur, addressed the unsolved murder…
Usher Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson at Essence Festival
Usher closed out the first day of the Essence Music Festival Friday (July 1), with a rousing two hour performance in which he paid homage to the late Michael Jackson.
Shocking the audience with his entrance, the Grammy winner emerged from a platform in the middle of the New Orleans Superdome high abo…