Essence Fest Wrap Up
Jul 09 | by Natasha
And if you just haven't had enough of all the celebs who hit up and performed at Essence Fest in the N.O. this past weekend:
And there's more where that came from when you read the rest...
Solangewas spotted around the Superdom all weekend looking surprisingly fab in person. Even if her wig started half back from the front of her head. Chick pulled it off.
Cute couple Sanaa Lathan and Adewale hit up the festivities.
Roland Martin, Bill Cosby, Tom Joyner and his wife all partied it up.
Jilly tore it down on stage. Butterfly Bra and all.
Boris and Keyshia Knight Pulliam got all cutesy.
We have found Carl Thomas and no he is not managing the Bad Boy store in the NYC. He still sings.
Dwele loves the camera.
Chrisette rocked her casual laid back and fab look throughout the weekend.
But came correct during her tribute to Ms. Pattidiring Patti's set.
By the way, Nona Hendryx is pushing 70 and looks damn good.
Same goes for Patti. Angie Stonejoined in on the tribute as well. Angie also toted around her new man all weekend too. Mmhmm....
The Black Girls Rock crew of Michala Angela Davis, Lola Ogunnaike and DJ Beverly Bondwre all there.
Sheryl Lee Ralph (who seemed surprisingly shy) looked fab every night.
Yes, LL looks like perfection even in person.
Tichina partied it up hard at the concerts.
TD Jakes and Hill Harper kicked it with Roland.
Malaak and Chris Rock were spotted backstage with Kendu and Steve Stout. Speaking of Kendu:
His wife Mary turned it out Sunday night. And chick is def on a mean workout plan.
Kevin Liles, Angela Burt Murray, and Michelle Ebanks all posed for a pic with Mary.
Morris Day and The Time performed.
Jaunita Bynum gave a seminar about...what else than how to love yourself.
Papa Knowles was there with all his artists, including Trinitee 5:7 and Lyfe:
Key Key Cole was everywhere acting nice for the cameras:
Alesha Renee looked fab chilin' back in the VIP lounge.
B. Cox and Chrisette caught up.
Lance Gross came out sans his girlfriend Eva.
Avant, Rapheal Saadiq, and Darrin Henson were all there.
Headliner Frankie Beverly ft. Maze of course were there.
Raheem Davaughn and Anthony David kicked it and performed. And YBF fan Estelle was there to take in the acts and to perform herself:
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