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Essence Music Festival Is Going Down in New Orleans This Weekend

The biggest names in hip-hop and R&B take the stage in New Orleans.

by Adrian Nuñez

Things are heating up in New Orleans this weekend, as some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B are set to take the stage at Essence Festival 2016.

The 3-day festival, taking place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, boasts a load of talent that includes both industry veterans and relatively newcomers. As for some of the performances, attendees of the festival can expect to see the likes of Mariah Carey, Kendrick Lamar, Puff Daddy & Friends, Charlie Wilson, Ciara, Faith Evans, Jeremih, Maxwell, Common, and many others.

Those looking to purchase tickets to Essence Fest 2016 can find them here.


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Adrian Nuñez is a writer from New Jersey who has contributed work on the topics of music, fashion, and general dope shit for publications like Mass Appeal, Esquire, and Sole Collector.



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