thomas miles*If you’re a fan of Nephew Tommy (Thomas Miles), you’ll be delighted to know your hero will once again host/MC this weekend’s Essence Music Festival.

The music portion of festival will kick off this Friday through Sunday (July 6th- 9th 2012), at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in lovely New Orleans, LA.

Miles has built a career that encompasses radio, television, film and more. Thomas’ role as co-host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show puts him in front of a live radio audience of more than 8 million listeners daily.

Nephew Tommy provides a key role in the morning show, lighting it up with his own cast of colorful characters and zany humor. Thomas also has a loyal following as a stand-up comedian and has earned a reputation for wowing the crowd. For three years, he served as the executive opening act on the Luther Vandross tour.

A number of independent films are on his resume, including 2011’s “N-Secure” and “The Heart Specialist” with Zoe Saldana. Currently he can be seen in, “Think Like A Man” from the best-selling book by Steve Harvey.

Recently Thomas was a part of the 2011 Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff USO Holiday tour, where he toured over a dozen military bases in the Middle East.

So check out Nephew Tommy hosting on the big stage of the Superdome this weekend at the Essence Festival in New Orleans.

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