Essence Magazine

The Glow up is real for Kofi Sirobe! Not only was he voted one of People Magazine’s “Most Beautiful People”, he also is on the cover of the December issue of Essence Magazine. In his article, he talks about the success of “Girls Trip”, “Queen Sugar”, and his heritage. He is serving pure eye candy! […]

Vanessa Williams is no stranger to gracing magazines covers with her stunning beauty, after all she has been in the business for over 30 years and still looks as beautiful as she did when she won Miss America back in 1983. However her latest magazine cover courtesy of Essence magazine is likely a little bit […]

Oprah Winfrey is the kind of person that you feel like you can bare your soul to and share your secrets, dreams, hopes and fears with, luckily she is also just as open with her millions of fans around the world. One of her biggest and most personal struggles is her weight loss journey, which […]

Taraji P. Henson is a certified Hollywood star and she has no issues admitting it. On the November cover of Essence magazine, the beautiful Empire star says, “I’m just gonna keep amassing an audience. Everything was strategically planned. This is what all my efforts are for.” “Even though people are just finding me now as Cookie, thank God […]

We’ve been wanting to get a peek at Kelly Rowland’s adorable son for months, and the singer has finally revealed him on the latest. cover of “Essence” magazine! Kelly is glowing as she holds her baby boy, Titan, and we can tell that the handsome little man takes after his daddy! 2014 was a huge […]

Good Gawd! Jill Scott is officially our girl crush. The “Blessed” singer debuted a brand new look on the cover of the September issue of Essence magazine and can we all join in together for a collective“YASSS?!” Jilly from Philly is fierce in a blonde pixie-like wig on the glossy facade. Scott is promoting her […]

The natural hair movement is in full swing, so it makes sense that Erykah Badu, Soloange and Ledisi were chosen to grace the covers for the Spring issue of a newly revamped look for Essence Magazine. Since the  focus of this issue is Black Hair Now, all three ladies are perfect with their signature natural tresses and unique […]

Tyler Perry is working it on the November cover of Essence. The media mogul discusses his rise to fame, dedication to his craft, some of…

Idris Elba covers Essence magazine’s November 2011 issue and inside, he takes off his usual photo shoot suit and gets comfy in casual wear while playing chess, laying back in his living room, and walking the city streets. Read a few excerpts below: On his 9-year-old daughter Isan: “She’s a nerd really, which I couldn’t […]

Essence magazine features Amar’e Stoudemire and 3 other sexy, single Black athletes in it’s latest August 2011 issue. Inside, Amar’e speaks on his biggest passion, clothing line and how he gives back to the community, as other athletes James Ihedigbo, Curtis Granderson and Kerron Clement pose for the camera, as well. On how he gives […]

Beyonce covers Essence magazine’s July 2011 issue. And she’s all smiles as she talks about the year that changed her life (as promised by the headline), but the biggest bonus is that she wrote her very first cover story for the mag, titled “Eat, Play, Love.” In her own words, she reveals how a nine-month […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) 2121 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 When: July 4, 1995 What: The Essence Music Festival debuted in 1995 and is now the largest festival to celebrate African-American contemporary music and culture in the United States. The three day celebration has always been held in New Orleans, […]