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#20Years20Stages: The Best Bands and Groups in ESSENCE Fest History

Bands and groups own a hefty slice of ESSENCE Festival's rich history. Legandary acts such as The Isley Brothers and The O'Jays to more modern groups like Destiny's Child have held our stages down over the last 20 years. These duos, trios, quartets and emsembles always add to the magic of festival weekend. These exclusive photos from our archives say it all. Which act is your favorite? Tweet us as @ESSENCEFest and let us know!

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  1. @essencefest: Here's what we're on this Friday afternoon: 'Ain't Nobody' by Chaka Khan! https://t.co/jVkYt4DuqN
  2. @essencefest: RT @newsone: #NewsOneNow @essencefest Special: @Vanessa_KBush, EIC of @essencemag talks women's empowerment http://t.co/BnJOp5SYOh
  3. @essencefest: RT @newsone: .@ImCharlieWilson breaks down the secret of his success on the #NewsOneNow @essencefest Special http://t.co/LZes1tsmGi
  4. @essencefest: RT @Charreah: LOVE @jsullivanmusic new album. Told her the eye bae gave when I sang 'In love w another man' w/ her @essencefest ;) http://t?
  5. @essencefest: RT @Shaktacular: Trying to relive seeing Prince @essencefest! Today's Office Soundtrack... ? Ultimate ? Prince http://t.co/yApYpU3Hmn #Now?
  6. @essencefest: Blue-Eyed Soul Singers We Love Right Now http://t.co/tmqoCtI8T8 via
  7. @essencefest: Quiet Storm: Come on home to me, Charlene..... http://t.co/3IlK4g5awc
  8. @essencefest: We're slowing down today's afternoon jam just a tad! His name is Charlie, last name Wilson... http://t.co/uj1jDPTNPN

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