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Via @YeahImFamous, day 1 Panels:  Monica , Letoya Luckett , Mary J Blige, Larenz Tate , Tasha Smith , Queen Latifah , Jada Pickett Smith , Niecey Nash , Ro James , Yuna , Orange Is The New Black , The Haves & The Nots , Big Freedia

Mary J. Blige, Jazmine Sullivan, Chaka Khan, LaLah Hathaway and Ari Lennox sing ‘I’m Every Woman’

Brandy at House of Blues New Orleans

Here are pics and lists of the Essence Festival 2017 lineup in its entirety!

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