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Record Breaking: Essence Festival Audience Larger Than Ever Thanks To ...

It’s literally the largest festival in the world and this year Essence Festival made new milestones with over 510,000 attendees in New Orleans for the four-day gathering during the July 4th holiday weekend. That number broke previous Essence Festival records, ...
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HOT SHOTS: Tank, Khloe Kardashian, Charlamagne The God, Chrisette Michele, ...

Jessica Care Moore’s Black WOMEN Rock! organization recently hosted its 12th Annual Black WOMEN Rock! (BWR!) Concert to a sold-out audience at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History in Detroit. Over 500 concert-goers showed up to the Museum ...
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Daddy Duty: Stevie Wonder & Tank Have Holiday Babies

Soul legend Stevie Wonder welcomed his ninth child just before the Christmas holiday. The 64-year-old entertainer had his ninth child, the second with girlfriend Tomeeka Robyn Bracy. The couple named their daughter Nia, which means purpose, “one of the seven ...
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Nearly Bankrupt & Headed For Divorce: Ginuwine Addresses Troubled Times

R&B singer Ginuwine is dealing with some troubled times.  According to court documents, the singer (real name Elgin Baylor Lumpkin) owes the government $300,000 in back income taxes.  His attorney said he’s close to filing bankruptcy. Ginuwine’s financial status was ...
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Fab Five: New Gospel Super Group Formed

Four Gospel artists and an R&B veteran have formed a new all-star group called Five (V) Men. The quintet includes R&B star Christopher Williams and Gospel singers Melvin and Doug Williams of The Williams Brothers, Shawn McLemore and Wess Morgan. ...
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Tech Talk: Lance Gross & Regina Hall Host Verizon Dinner

Verizon Wireless returned as a sponsor for the 2014 Essence Festival. To culminate the 20th year of the festival in New Orleans, Verizon Wireless had an interactive booth activation at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center where festival attendees could ...
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McHonorees: Rev. Al Sharpton, Iyanla Vanzant & Will Packer Among ...

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 20th Anniversary of the Essence Festival in New Orleans. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s ...
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Pastor Pervert: Male Preacher Sends R&B Star Tank Naked Photo

What would Jesus do? R&B singer Tank got more than he bargained for when he accepted a private message from a fan on Instagram over the weekend. A man using the handle @TheBookOf_COGIC93 sent the ‘Maybe I Deserve’ crooner an ...
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Soul Train Awards: Paying Tribute To Iconic Soul Train Dancers

Nothing says “Soul Train” like the iconic Soul Train Dancers. Actress Rosie Perez, former Shalamar singers Jody Watley and Jeffrey Daniel, and the late actor, Fred Berry Jr. are all stars who got their start as a Soul Train Dancer. ...
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Tyrese, Ginuwine & Tank: Trio To Drop TGT Album Next ...

After appearing at the 2012 BET Awards together and disclosing they intended to work as a collective again, Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank have solidified their plans for a TGT project and just inked a deal with a record company to ...