More than Luck: Daye glows With Love and Learning

Up and coming artist Lucky Daye speaks on his journey in the music business, announces tour dates

“This my first Essence [Festival] and I’m at home, so it feel good, it feel real good because last Bayou Classic was my first show and I was outside. So to be inside, anyway inside of here [the Mercedes-Benz Superdome] is amazing. And next year, I’m tryna, like, make sure I’m on that big stage.”

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Fall for Falls and her Vintage Soul Sounds

NOLA native, Erica Falls, shares how her 9th Ward upbringing paired with personal experiences crafts her sound.

In a place where there’s talent on almost every street corner, Erica Falls is one of the very special soul sounds that was bred from the Crescent City.

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The Dawn of the New Orleans Superwoman

Dawn Richard talks New Orleans, new album, entrepreneurship, and building a brand solo

Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, straight out of the 9th ward, Dawn Richard appeared in her Neon green Cowgirl garb fresh off of the stage from an epic Essence Festival performance with the help of stylist Joey Thao.

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Take A Look: 25th Essence Festival

From Queens and Kings of music to legends to our Forever First Lady, Essence was truly a star-studded affair! Here some of the sights and sounds from festival’s silver anniversary:

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New Orleans Legend, ‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’, Leah Chase dies at 96

Legend. Icon. Activist. Pioneer and real life Disney princess, these are just a few accolades New Orleans legend Leah Chase has acquired throughout her seven-decade long career.

The chef and civil rights icon passed away Saturday surrounded by her family and loved ones according to a written statement released this morning.

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