Chance The Rapper Joins Essence Festival Lineup

He’ll co-headline a bill that already includes Solange, Erykah Badu, Diana Ross and more.

March 01, 2017

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Chance the Rapper will join the lineup for this year's Essence Festival as co-headliner, according to Billboard. The Chicago spitter was announced as a late addition to the legendary New Orleans fest, which goes down on the weekend of June 30.


Chance joins an already-stacked bill for the event, which includes Solange, Erykah Badu, Chaka Khan, Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige, and John Legend—plus a No Limit reunion featuring Mystikal, Mia X, and Silkk the Shocker. Check out the full lineup here.

Chance The Rapper Joins Essence Festival Lineup