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PHOTOS: Essence Music Festival’s Sponsors


The 2015 Essence Music Festival was powered by some of the biggest companies in America. As a man that’s all about my hustle and grind I like to situate myself around people and businesses that are getting it and making a difference in the community. There were stages for all music types and interests and it was epic! These companies know how to have a good time and most importantly know how to give back to the community.


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Rapper Kendrick Lamar headlined the 2015 Essence Music Festival to a packed out audience of energetic fans and gave a truly dope concert filled with energy, passion, and West Coast fun. The rapper that’s being called the Tupac of our time left New Orleans pondering on the power of passion filled music and the power of an authentic story teller in the realm of today’s hip hop.

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DSC_6912Sunday afternoon I decided to visit the Convention Center to get my Gospel Music on, my grub on, and to check out the various artists that are featured in the art district in the shoppers area at the 2015 Essence Music Festival.

DSC_7015People don’t realize that the Essence Music Festival is an awesome opportunity to discover new artists in all forms of media. The artistic district within the Convention Center included many of the giants in the artistic sphere. If you want to invest in a nice piece of art the Essence Festival is the perfect place to get your shop on and your art on.

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DSC_7283The 2015 Essence Music Festival was so much fun this year. The last concert was all about celebrating thought provoking music with the likes of Mary J Blige and Kendrick Lamar headlining the fun filled musical weekend. I got some dope shots of the final concert and some cool behind the scenes shots. I had an amazing time getting my party on and celebrating on of my first loves: MUSIC.


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Verizon Wireless Cancels its $2 Online Charge

I heard about this and just wanted yall to know what was going on. Verizon wireless recently announced that they would charge its customers for a one-time online payments. However after pissing off millions of customers, the company has released another statement saying that the decision has been changed and customers won’t be charged.

The statement came just a day after its earlier announcement. In the statement, president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless, Dan Mead, said that the decision to withdraw the charge immediately came upon the customer feedback they began receiving as soon as the announcement was made. READ MORE

Dr. Dre’s got a thing for electronics and he’s making it known with his newest business venture. The legendary rapper/producer is partnering up with HTC and Verizon to release a smartphone due out in a two weeks. There had been reports that he had sold a majority stake in his Beats Electronics to HTC for $309 million and it turns out that the reports were true! Read more inside to get the inside scoop on Dr. Dre’s upcoming plans for his company Beats Electronic. READ MORE