According to Billboard, this year's Essence Festival will be packed with talent from the worlds of hip-hop and R&B, including Jeremih, Dej Loaf, Tink, Babyface, BJ The Chicago Kid, Faith Evans, Jidenna, Lady Leshurr, Little Simz, and New Edition. Mariah Carey, Charlie Wilson, Maxwell, Ciara, and Kendrick Lamar will headline the event.
More artists will be added to the lineup in the coming months. Essence takes place in the New Orleans Superdome from June 30 to July 3. Get more information here.