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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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MELODIC MIXTURES MAKES MUSICAL MAGIC

Producer Louis Futon’s debut album is beautiful concoction of styles and accompanying vocals.

Ever listened to an album and get so caught up in the sound that you feel as though you are in outer body experience?

Well this is the feeling we had listening to Louis Futon’s “Way Back When” album. The trip was a kin to a midday drive to the beach on sunny day in June. A cool summer breeze flits through window perfectly balancing out the golden rays of the sun on your skin.

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Essence fest right around the corner

Full list of performers and single night tickets available now

In true New Orleans fashion the good times will be rolling all summer with the 25th anniversary of Essence Fest coming up July 5-7, and everyone is encouraged to get ready now.

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Fleetwood mac out days after replacing the rolling stones

Band postpones North American tour as Stevie Nicks fights the flu

Jazz Fest has had its fill of controversy following the cancellation of May 2 headliners, and largest draw in decades, rock legends The Rolling Stones due to frontman Mick Jagger needing heart surgery. Fleetwood Mac was available and willing to fill that void confirming a few days ago that would lend their prestige to the 50th Anniversary celebration in the Crescent City, with all the hype surrounding these miraculous turn of events it seemed the day was saved.

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Just In: Fleetwood mac to replace the rolling stones at jazz fest

After days of nail-biting anticipation, organizers with Jazz Fest have snagged the band Fleetwood Mac to replace The Rolling Stones on May 2nd. The abrupt cancellation of The Stones’ performance, along with the postponement of their world tour, was due to front-man Mick Jagger needing to have a heart valve replacement around that time.

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Suspect identified in shooting death of nipsey hussle

Authorities seek public help in locating shooter

The Los Angeles police department, just a few hours ago, have identified and released the name of a suspect involved in shooting death of West-coast rapper Nipsey Hussle Sunday afternoon in front of his L.A. clothing store.

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Update: Mick Jagger to have heart surgery, reason behind Jazz Fest cancellation

Days after announcing the postponement to their No Filter and cancellation of 50th anniversary Jazz Fest appearance in New Orleans, reports confirm Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger will be undergoing a heart valve replacement.

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Multiple people stabbed during Nipsey Hussle vigil, others injured

According to reports, a peaceful vigil outside The Marathon Clothing store where the Grammy-nominated rapper was shot and killed turned chaotic Monday night as mourners gathered to pay tribute.

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Breaking: rapper nipsey hussle dead following attack in front of l.a. store

Outpouring of condolences from those who knew him

West-coast rapper Nipsey Hussle, 33, has succumbed to his injuries following a violent attack in front of his Hyde Park shop resulting in him being shot six times and leaving two other men in serious condition as well as a suspect at large according to reports.

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