Announced earlier this year, the ESSENCE Path To Power Conference will take place as part of the 2017 ESSENCE Festival experience. In addition to the previously announced conference lineup, which included names like Carol’s Daughter CEO Lisa Price, Hip Hop mogul Master P, Morgan Stanley Vice Chair Carla Harris, Stubhub executive Bari Williams and former White House Social Secretary Deesha Dyer, attendees will now also get a chance to hear from screenwriter/producer Mara Brock Akil and entertainer/tv personality/businesswoman Kandi Burruss, among others.
Mary J. Blige has given us plenty of reasons to get excited about her hitting the Superdome mainstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival over the past 20+ years and with the recent release of her new album Strength of a Woman, she’s continuing to give us even more. READ MORE
ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® announces additions to its incredible daytime line-up of the nation’s leading speakers, influencers and artists at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 30-July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, LA.
It will feature Bow Wow, Shaniah Mauldin (daughter of Jermaine Dupri), Reginae Carter (daughter of Lil Wayne and Toya Wright), Zonnique Pullins (daughter of T.I. & Tiny), Brandon Barnes (son of Debra Antney and Waka Flocka Flame’s brother) and Ayana Fite (daughter of DJ Hurricane). READ MORE
Burruss’s friends, including Mama Joyce, Shamea Morton, Tiny Harris, Toya Wright, Big Tigger, Monyetta Shaw, Tommiee and more came out to celebrate her birthday at an all-white affair. Also in attendance were Kirk Frost and Rasheeda Frost, and Sky from Black Ink Crew. READ MORE
As of recently, a number of rumors about Musiq Soulchild’s love life have surfaced. Of all the new rumors, the most interesting is the one declaring Musiq and his ex-girlfriend of many years are back on the scene as one.