Richelieu Dennis & Michelle Ebanks stop by The Breakfast Club to talk Essence Fest 2018; Since launching in 1994, Essence Festival has steadily evolved to become a celebrated staple along the summer festival circuit.

Attracting a multi-generational audience, the four-day event attracts over 450,000 attendees from across the country to New Orleans, anchored by an anticipated slate of live performances, keynote speakers, interactive programs and experiential events.

This year's Essence Fest will be bigger and better Michelle EBanks the owner of Essence Magazie stopped by the Breakfast Club to talk about this years festivities.

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