The lineup for the 2019 ESSENCE Festival has been revealed and Nigeria’s Afropop star, Davido, has been named among the African celebrities to perform.
Joining Davido from other African countries will be Sauti Sol, Vanessa Mdee, Nasty C and more.
Essence Festival is an annual event by Essence Magazine aimed at celebrating African-American culture and music in the US.
“In celebration of 25 years of moving the culture forward, we’re bringing you unforgettable performances from over 80 of the biggest names in music for a weekend of festivities that you and your squad will be talking about for years to come,” Essence said in a statement.
The 2019 event which is packed with lots of entertaining activities will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, from July 4-7.
The three-night concert series will feature a ton of talented black artists, such as Missy Elliott, Mary J. Blige, NAS, Jermaine Dupri, Pharrell Williams, Teyana Taylor, Timbaland, VanJess, Jacquees, Mase, Normani and many others.