July 7, 2012
Essence Music Festival 2012: He talks to us about his Mandela biopic and disciplining his own children.
July 6, 2012
Essence Music Festival 2012: Watch Chaka Khan tell us about eating well and red-carpet fashion.
by Hillary Crosley onJuly 5, 2012
The Root will be at this year's Essence Music Festival, which features D'Angelo, Aretha and Mary J. Blige.
by Jozen Cummings onJuly 5, 2011
The magazine's annual New Orleans event celebrates "the Essence" of R&B, but it was a rapper who stole the show.
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