Tag Archives: Essence music fest

  • Leela James is Ready to ‘Fall for You’ (Watch/Listen)

    May 7, 14 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


    *July is shaping up to be a great month for Leela James. She’ll be performing at the 20th Essence Music Festival, joining the cast of TVOne’s “R&B Divas: LA” and releasing her highly anticipated album, “Fall for You.” The album is her first since 2012’s Loving You More…In the Spirit of Etta James and first […]

  • Essence Fest Day 2 Wrap Up: Trey Songz, D’Angelo & More (Photos)

    Jul 7, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *What a great day! Let’s begin with the wonderful 365Black Awards presented by McDonald’s. First of all, let’s talk about these phenomenal kids doing true service to mankind. Since it’s Essence weekend and it’s all about the ladies, teenage anti-violence activist Mary Pat Hector is the Shirley Chisolm of this generation. That girl is passionate […]