#EssenceFest: Toni Braxton, Wendy Raquel Robinson and More Honored at 13th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards in NOLA

A number of notable celebrities, community leaders and entertainers descended on the city of New Orleans once again to attend the 13th Annual McDonald's 365Black Awards, held today at the New Orleans Theater in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. They were joined by spectators who converged to salute this year's recipients of the distinguished awards,... Continue Reading →

Essence Fest 2015: Luke James, Goapele, Loni Love Attend Verizon Dinner at Dooky Chase Restaurant

On Day #4 of the Essence Music Festival, Verizon Wireless hosted an exclusive media dinner at New Orleans historic restaurant, Dooky Chase. During the evening's dining festivities, panelists Javier Farfan [VP of Cultural Engagement for Verizon], Artists: Goapele and native of NOLA, Luke James all discussed the effects of "Music & Technology" combined in today's entertainment industry. The... Continue Reading →

Essence Fest 2015: The 12th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards hosted by Terrance J & Keke Palmer [Photos]

During this year's Essence Music Festival, celebs hit the gold carpet for the 12th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The lively annual event hosted by Terrance J. and Keke Palmer took place during EMF weekend to recognize exceptional leaders who make positive contributions within the African-American community. The... Continue Reading →

Essence Fest 2015: Amber Riley, Sevyn Streeter, Laurieann Gibson, Raheem DeVaughn & more at P&G’s My Black Is Beautiful Reception

During this year's 2015 Essence Music Festival, Proctor & Gamble's My Black Is Beautiful held an exclusive cocktail hour and dinner at New Orleans Jazz Market. As you entered the pristine establishment, guest were greeted with passed hors d'oeuvres and speciality drinks, and subtle sounds of a trio jazz band playing in the background. As part of its long-standing... Continue Reading →

Essence Fest 2015 Performances: Missy Elliot Makes A Comeback, Usher Takes Us Back To ‘My Way’, Kendrick Lamar Closes Out The Weekend & more

This year's Essence Music Festival was definitely one to remember! Nearly a half million attendees converged upon New Orleans this 4th of July weekend for the 2015 ESSENCE Festival, one of the country’s largest live events.  The annual 4-day Festival, which took place July 2-5, features entertainment, empowerment, and cultural experiences during the day and the... Continue Reading →

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