East Africa for Essence Festival
5 July 2019
By Kabura Ng'ang'a
The Essence festival will be happening at New Orleans, LA on July 4th to July 7th. This will be their 25th anniversary. They will be talks from people such as Michelle Obama, beauty talks from the likes of Jackie Aina and entrepreneurship talks.
Beyond the talks, the festival has many stages and arenas for music lovers. And this year, there is representation from East Africa on those stages through the weekend. Vanessa Mdee and Rayvanny have been named to represent East Africa. The two will be joining the likes of H.E.R, Rotimi, Ginuwine, Amanda Black and Davido.
If you are in L.A and feel like having a good ol’ African time, check out the Essence Festival and Instagram that for us.