ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).

The singer was slammed for posting a selfie in an Alpha Phi Alpha bucket hat to her Instagram account on Friday.

This was better than 99 percent of BET's Hip-Hop Awards rap cyphers.

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Lalah Hathaway performs her single 'Little Ghetto Boy' off her recently released album 'Lalah Hathaway LIVE.'


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