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Pastor Marvin Sapp Honored at 12th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards in New Orleans

Notable community leaders, celebrities and entertainers came out in mass numbers to the 12th annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards, held today at the New Orleans Theater in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. They were joined by fans who converged to ...

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Alexis Spight Joins Rickey Smiley for Big Block Party in New Orleans

Thursday, July 2nd, nationally syndicated radio personality Rickey Smiley and Doug E. Fresh will host the Rickey Smiley Block Party brought to you by Sam’s Club®. The event is open to the public with special performances by Kelly Price, Alexis Spight and Antoinque Smith. The exclusive block party will ...

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Essence Announces ‘Peace, Prayer and Purpose’ Rally at 2015 Essence Festival in New Orleans

In ESSENCE’s groundbreaking February 2015 ‘Black Lives Matter’ issue, ESSENCE editors and a myriad of esteemed contributors focused attention on the daring modern-day civil rights movement unfolding across the nation and set the agenda for ‘What We Must Do Now’ with a ...

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Mali Music Scheduled to Perform at 2015 Essence Festival

The annual ESSENCE Festival, now among the largest consumer live events in the country with more than 550,000 attendees, today revealed the first round of its all-star line-up of performers for the nighttime concerts at the 21stannual celebration, taking place in New ...

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Zie’l Releases Long Awaited, Self-Titled Sophomore Project

After months of anticipation and a crescendo of excitement, Zie’l is pleased to release its long awaited new album. The self-titled sophomore project reintroduces the dynamic group with songs that offer a mix of praise and worship; traditional gospel; soulful ...

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Video: Kim Burrell’s Tribute to Yolanda Adams at the 2014 Essence Festival

Pastor Kim Burrell gave a rousing performance of “Still I Rise” in honor of gospel legend Yolanda Adams at the 2014 Essence Festival. Check out the video below:  

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