Essence Music Festival Lineup!

It’s that time of year again! The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival will roll into New Orleans this summer, here is who you can expect to see:

Aretha Franklin
Mary J. Blige
Fantasia
Keyshia Cole
Ledisi
Estelle
Goapele
SWV
Vivian Green
Bridget Kelly
Dru Hill
Charlie Wilson
Stephanie Mills
Raheem DeVaughn
Kindred the Family Soul
Luke James
Eric Roberson
The Stylistics
Big Sam’s Funky Nation
The Original Pinettes Brass Band
The Stooges Brass Band
Khris Royal & Dark Matter

ESSENCE will honor iconic singer Aretha Franklin with “The Power Award.”