Music Festival

We are Family!! The Summer is the breeding grounding of family unity celebrations, such as family reunions. What better family reunion could there be then for a family to go back home and rock out the city from which they came. Will and Jada Smith, with kids in tow, went back to where it all […]

Kem opened up day 3 of the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. While performing “If It’s Love” Kem brought out New Orlean’s own Ledisi to cover what Chrisette Michele’s part from the original studio version of the record. Check it out below! SOURCE: @ITSYAGIRLAC ALL ACCESS PASS Kyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:312,p:”1763″,s:1402415,tbid:”421″}); MORE ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL COVERAGE: […]

Trey Songz was one of many artist at the Essence Music Festival who covered their favorite throwbacks and giving tribute to those who paved the way. One of Trey’s cover tracks of the night was ‘Freak’n You’ by Jodeci. ‘Freak’n You was one of the groups hottest record from their last album together, The Show, […]

HOTHIPHOPDETROIT – You can tell Trey Songz set at the Essence Music Festival was all fun and games as he flipped his traditional hits with blending in snippets of other hits. It was kind of like rough foreplay: all over the place but you like where it is going. Check out the video below as […]

HOTHIPHOPDETROIT – Trey Song was on fire during his performance at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans covering and remixing his records with many other artists hits. He killed his remix to Kelly Roland’s “Motivation”. SOURCE: @ITSYAGIRLAC ALL ACCESS PASS Kyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:312,p:”1763″,s:1400790,tbid:”381″}); MORE ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL COVERAGE: Pregnant Or Not Fantasia Says “F*** It” […]

Kanye West stole the show during the Essence Music Festival closing down day two of the three day event. Many concert goers told AC of HOT 102.7 that Kanye could have had a whole day alone and that it was the best show they had ever seen. During Kanye’s show he stopped his music to […]

KISSDETROIT – A stunning Jill Scott hit the Essence Music Festival stage in New Orleans. Jill brought along her close friend Anthony Hamilton to join her as they sang their newest single “So In Love”. Anthony Hamilton will also be joining Jill Scott on Budweiser’s ‘Jill Scott Block Party’ along with Mint Condition, DJ Jazzy […]

KISSDETROIT – A very toned Jennifer Hudson brought out former American Idol Contestant George Huff at the 2011 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana to sing “I’ll Be There” originally by the Jackson 5. George Huff was the fifth-place finalist on the third season of the reality/talent-search television series American […]

105.9 kiss-fm – Usher closed down the show of day one at the 2011 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome on July 1, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. While performing “Lil Freak”, from his sixth studio album Raymond v. Raymond, he tells the Essence crowd “I hope you don’t mind if I get a […]

While in New Orleans this weekend for the Essence Music Festival, Big Daddy Kane caught up with AC of HOT 102.7. AC was taking questions via twitter and received one from @jrbang asking Big Daddy Kane if he was to battle Rakim while they were each in their prime who would have killed it. As […]

KISSDETROIT – Fantasia opened her set at the 2011 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana with a bold statement “F*** It”. Watch the video below for her message to the critics as well as a tribute to Prince.

HOTHIPHOPDETROIT – Miguel performed “Big Booty Girls” inside the Ford Super Lounge at the 2011 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome on July 1, 2011 in New Orleans. After the song he added “I like girls with little booties too. I don’t discriminate, its all about proportion.” Most Popular Articles SMH! Principal’s Wife Busted […]