Chance The Rapper Joins Essence Fest
The weekend long Essence Festival is vastly approaching, June 30- July 2 in New Orleans. Essence releases all the stars hitting the main stage and super lounges the entire weekend. In suprising news, “Chance the rapper will join Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige, John Legend and others”
According to the Essence press release;
After recently making history as the first streaming-only artist to win multiple Grammys in top categories such as Best Rap Album and Best New Artist, Chance The Rapper will make his ESSENCE Festival® debut and round out the full performance lineup for the festival concert series of more than 40 acts, including new additions: No Limit Records performance featuring Mystikal, Mia X and Silkk and inspired by Master P; BJ the Chicago Kid; Daley; Elle Varner; Emily Estefan; Gallant; Kelly Price; Leela James; and Rhonda Ross.
The full Essence Fest weekend concert lineup is as follows:
2017 Mainstage Artists
Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige, Chance The Rapper, John Legend, Ari Lennox, Chaka Khan, India.Arie, Jazmine Sullivan, Jill Scott, Master P, No Limit Records’ Mystikal, Mia X and Silkk, Monica, Rhonda Ross, Solange and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.
BJ the Chicago Kid, Daley, Doug E. Fresh, Elle Varner, Emily Estefan, Gallant, Jhené Aiko, June’s Diary, Kelly Price, Lalah Hathaway, Leela James, Lizzo, Michel’le, Moses Sumney, PJ, Sir the Baptist, Remy Ma, Ro James, Shaggy, Teyana Taylor, The Jones Girls Featuring Shirley Jones, Tweet, Yuna