Kendrick Lamar To Headline ESSENCE Fest

blame it on Shake February 18, 2015

K. Dot at Bacardi Triangle in Puerto Rico.

While folks are still deciphering “The Blacker The Berry,” Kendrick Lamar adds another accomplishment to his ongoing list of accolades. In July, the Compton kid will headline the 2015 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

Our 2015 ESSENCE Festival line-up includes some of the biggest names in music!

Headliners include Festival first-timer, Kendrick Lamar and Festival favorite, Mary J. Blige! Also confirmed to perform at the 2015 ESSENCE Festival nighttime concerts at the Superdome include Erykah Badu, India.Arie, Common, Floetry, Kelly Price, Lianne La Havas, Elle Varner, Esperanza Spalding, Raheem DeVaughn, Mali Music, Eric Roberson, Teedra Moses, Avery*Sunshine, Bilal, Goapele, Robert Glasper, Trombone Shorty, Kool Moe Dee, Doug E. Fresh, Mystikal, Slick Rick, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Nico &Vinz, SZA, Dee-1, Tonya Bond Cannon, Leon Bridges, Andra Day, Kindred The Family Soul, Tweet, Jeff Bradshaw and Tank & The Bangas.

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