Essence Music Festival 2012

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Mary J. Blige, Dโ€™Angelo And More Make Scene At Essence Music Fest

Some of the biggest names in soul music hit the stage for this weekendโ€™s Essence Music Festival at the New Orleans Superdome. While Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo added their brand of R&B, some iconic names lifted came out to lift their voices.