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Mariah Carey, Maxwell, Kendrick Lamar and more will perform in New Orleans this weekend at the annual festival
Can’t make it in person to New Orleans for ESSENCE Fest this weekend? No worries, we’ve got you covered.
Starting Friday morning, PEOPLE.com will be streaming all the performances from the annual music festival.
Musical headliners include Maxwell (who kicks off the weekend), Mariah Carey and Kendrick Lamar. A special Prince tribute will happen on stage Sunday night, and Diddy, Faith Evans, Mase, French Montana and 112 will be hitting the stage for a finale performance.
Others making an appearance include Phaedra Parks, Cookie Johnson, Patina Miller and The Real cast.