Live from New Orleans: The Women of 'The Real' Take 'Essence' Fest!

And action! Jeannie Mai, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Bailon and Loni Love take us through their first live episode of The Real during the Essence Festival in New Orleans on July 1

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1:17 p.m.: Hello, New Orleans! The Real co-host Tamera Mowry-Housley checks out the convention center floor below on the way to her cast's Ford booth announcement.

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1:35 p.m.: The ladies – from left, Jeannie Mai, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Bailon and Loni Love – pose prettily on stage at the Ford booth.

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1:58 p.m.: Love snaps a selfie with a fan just after her time in the Ford booth. "We really love our fans and this is for them," Love says of the crew's visit to New Orleans.

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2:09 p.m.: Now it's time to get ready for The Real's first live show – but first, Bailon and Mai take a selfie of their own.

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2:26 p.m.: On a tight schedule, the ladies still take a moment to have a little fun for the camera!

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2:55 p.m.: Mai, Mowry-Housley, Love and Bailon perform for Buzzfeed's Snapchat, getting down to a little RampB music in honor of the Essence Festival.

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4:02 p.m.: No nerves here! Mai, Bailon and Mowry-Housley head downstairs for their first-ever live episode of The Real.

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4:32 p.m.: Picture perfect Mai gets a quick hair fix while checking her last-minute messages before show time.

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4:44 p.m.: Nice shot! Love has to capture the final walk to stage on her cell phone.

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5:13 p.m.: Love, Bailon and Mai keep the audience entertained between segments.

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5:32 p.m.: Mowry-Housley waves to one of The Real's many happy fans following the show. That's a wrap!

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