- 2015 Essence Festival draws almost half a million Updated: Jul-06-15 5:34 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Nearly half a million people attended this year's Essence Festival held in New Orleans over the Fourth of July weekend.
- Jhene Aiko in a pop culture moment thanks to 'Post to Be' Updated: Jul-03-15 8:37 am
NEW YORK - Three Grammy nominations didn't hurt, but it's a bit of naughty lyric offering new meaning to the consumption of groceries that has propelled Jhene Aiko's popularity.
- Deepak Chopra to counsel Essence Festival participants Updated: Jul-01-15 5:40 am
NEW ORLEANS - A new face will be among those counseling Essence Festival participants as part of the festival's empowerment experience.