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  • See the Highly Anticipated WGN Thriller ‘Underground’ at the 2015 Essence Festival with Jurnee Smollett and Show’s Other Stars

    Jul 1, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *LOS ANGELES – The cast and creators of WGN America’s highly anticipated, pulse-pounding original series “Underground” will unveil a first-look trailer and participate in a panel session at the 2015 Essence Festival in New Orleans. Series’ stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell (“Friday Night Lights,” “True Blood,” “The Great Debaters”), Aldis Hodge (“Straight Outta Compton,” “Leverage,” “Turn”), Jessica de Gouw (“Arrow,” “Dracula”) […]

  • Jussie Smollett to Headline Essence Empowerment Panel at 2015 Essence Festival

    Jun 25, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *Jussie Smollett, star of FOX’s hit TV show “Empire,” is joining with Greater Than AIDS and the Black AIDS Institute to headline a special Essence Empowerment Experience panel in New Orleans on Friday, July 3rd on “The Power of Love & Family:  Ending AIDS in Black America,” moderated by Soledad O’Brien. The ESSENCE Empowerment Experience […]

  • Melanie Fiona Releases New Single ‘Bite the Bullet’

    May 13, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ 1 Comment


    *Los Angeles, CA – Grammy Award winning singer / songwriter, Melanie Fiona prepares to release her third studio album, “Awake”on Title 9 Productions / Primary Wave BMG label services this Fall 2015. BMG to announce the new album and give fans a taste of what to expect, she is embarking on a five city promo tour sponsored by Verizon Wireless that kicked off in Los Angeles this […]

  • 2015 Essence Festival Unveils Night-by-Night Lineup

    Apr 18, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *(New York, NY) – The Essence Festival, now among the largest consumer live events in the nation hosting more than 550,000 annually, is thrilled to announce the all-star, night-by-night lineup of performers from July 2-5 in New Orleans, LA. In addition, stay tuned next week for a special announcement of a New Orleans fan favorite making a triumphant return to […]

  • Usher, Missy Elliott Join the Essence Festival Lineup

    Mar 5, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Usher and Missy Elliott were both added to the Essence Festival lineup. This comes after a first round of entertainers were chosen, according to the Singersroom. Elliott and Usher are joining R&B/soul artists Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Floetry, India.Arie, Elle Varner, Kelly Price Tweet, Tank, Raheem DeVaughn and many more who have been confirmed for the 21st annual celebration.

  • Essence Festival Renewed in New Orleans Through 2019

    Aug 25, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *New Orleans, LA – ESSENCE Communications President Michelle Ebanks announces an extended agreement with the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans to host the ESSENCE Festival ™ through 2019. “We are so pleased to extend our partnership with the State of Louisiana and City of New Orleans for another five years,” said […]