Elle Varner: Journey to ESSENCE Festival™

blame it on Shake July 1, 2014

Musical performances, celebrity meet-and-greets, fireworks, shrimp creole. The 2014 ESSENCE Festival™ presented by Coca-Cola is a celebration of art, culture, fashion, food and music that takes place over the Fourth of July weekend in New Orleans.

Joining the likes of Estelle, Sebastian Mikael, Marsha Ambrosius and Tank, Los Angeles native Elle Varner is set to make her debut appearance this weekend as well. Sitting down with Verizon Wireless, she shares her story of growing up in a musical household to becoming a GRAMMY-nominated singer and songwriter. A brief teaser can be seen above with the full video available at the link below.

Also, be sure to stay tuned to PotentialOfUs to follow Elle and the rest of the talented musicians as they continue their journey.

WATCH: Elle Varner: Journey to ESSENCE Festival™