Essence Music Festival

10 Things We Can Thank Prince For

From his impressive catalog to his undeniable influence on a new generation of artists, Prince Rogers Nelson is truly an icon. And as the road to ESSENCE Festival 2014 begins, we're giving thanks where its due.

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  1. @essencefest: Our #EssenceFest host @nephewtommy gives you all the info you need to know to get you ready for 4th of July weekend
  2. @essencefest: Here's Why You Should Attend Empower U at This Year's Essence Fest
  3. @essencefest: Find out who will be at #RoadToEF when it kicks off in ATL next Saturday
  4. @essencefest: Find out what Beyonce has to do with gospel legend Kim Burrell's most memorable moment at the Essence Festival.
  5. @essencefest: We're being nosy today. What new music did you listen to/buy this week?
  6. @essencefest: RT @Vanessa_KBush: Lionel Richie Set to Make Not One, But Two New Albums via @essencefest
  7. @essencefest: Lunch Time Jam: "I Blame You" by @Ledisi. This video is so adorable.
  8. @essencefest: It's Good Friday so of course we have our gospel explosion playlist fr earlier this wk in rotation as the soundtrack

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