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VIDEO: Slutty Vegan's Pinky Cole Is Now An Engaged Woman

Her partner, restauranteur Derrick Hayes, popped the question at the Essence Festival this past weekend. 💍
07/05/2022

Essence Fest 2022: The Roots, The Isley Brothers, and New Edition Showcased the Continued Power of Hip Hop

On the final night of the New Orleans-based outing, three of the most special live performers put on for the culture in a major way.
07/05/2022

Essence Fest 2022: Janet Jackson, Patti LaBelle, Jazmine Sullivan Did Not Come To Play in New Orleans

Along with Summer Walker, Doug E. Fresh, and DJ D-Nice, 80,000-plus people in attendance were treated to an awe-inspiring show.
07/03/2022

This Weekend: Here’s What to Watch, Listen to & Experience

Spend time off with Cardi B, Lena Waithe, and the 2022 Essence Fest.
07/02/2022

Essence Festival Is Holding Off On Canceling Event Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The event’s organizers have released a statement.
03/16/2020

Erykah Badu Dishes on Her Personal Style With Vogue

Badoula talks bangles, headwraps and Givenchy.
07/03/2015