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Welcome Home: 25th Essence Festival

The 2019 Essence Festival kicked off in New Orleans on July 4th with Essence in the Park. Guests were treated to a musical selection featuring MC Lyte. 

MC Lyte

The festival consists of three star-packed days of performances, vendor activities, forums, and much more across several venues throughout the city. 

Featured guests on the Walmart stage included Anthony Anderson, Dr. Curlina  and Dr. Heavenly from Married to Medicine. They discussed the importance of managing your health at all ages. #ReignOn. 

The cast of the Brian Banks movie. The inspirational true story of Brian Banks, an all-American high school football star who finds his life upended when he's wrongly convicted of a crime he didn't commit premiers on August 9th. Sherri Shepherd is pictured here in a stunning red romper designed by Rachel Roy. Similar Jumpsuits available at Boutique Sales Chic.

Frugal Flirty N Fab Contributor Prinsetta Myers and Sherri Shepherd

Tamron Hall is returning to daytime television with her own talk show this fall on ABC. According to Tamron, “Fashion will be a big part of the show. I want y’all to gag when you see Tamron”. Tamron’s new show will be taped 3 times a week and have 2 pre-recorded viewings. Here’s Tamron looking lovely in her floral printed dress

Fans were in for a real treat as their favorite celebrities stopped by the #fanzone. The cast of the final season of Power gathered to take pictures and engage with very excited fans. 

There was no shortage of activities including several democratic nominees making a stop to attempt to appeal to black women voters. Kayla Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Cory Booker are amongst the few who visited this year’s festival to expound on their plan to win the 2020 presidential election. Booker, in particular states that we should not ask candidates what they are going to do, instead we should ask what have they already done. Looking forward to hearing more from the candidates this election cycle. Our Forever First Lady Michelle Obama graces the Superdome with her presence to discuss the elements of becoming Michelle Obama. It was great to hear first hand the trials, tribulations, and victories she has seen in her lifetime. 

Saturday night ended with none other than this years lifetime achievement award recipient Mary J Blige. She is a regular on the Essence stage and of course was amazing as usual.

Tyler Perry graced the stage on Sunday morning encouraging everyone to just be kind and the rest will follow. 

Along with a host of others Donnie Mcclurkin took us to church! 

One can not go to New Orleans and not indulge in the food. The food speaks for itself. 

Did you attend the 25th Annual Essence Musical Festival? What was your favorite part of the event and will you be attending next year? For additional info please visit

*Post courtesy of Frugal Flirty N Fab Contributors Sheniqua Dillard & Prinsetta Myers


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