Essence Festival 2017 took place June 29 – July 2 in New Orleans. Spotlight Network had the opportunity to cover one of the most significant events in Black music and culture. The star-studded weekend featured performances from prominent artists in hip-hop and R&B, ranging from Diana Ross to Chance the Rapper. Essence Festival also included a celebrity basketball game and panel discussions from major power players in various areas. Nayo Campbell and Morgan Richard captured some of the weekend’s most invigorating moments. Check out the photos and videos below!
Chloe X Halle interview
Interview with cast of “Star” on FOX
Louis York interview
Mara Brock Akil interview