Janet Jackson is heading back to the stage and it’s a big one. Because it’s just been announced that the Queen of Pop will be headlining the 2018 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.
Dive below for details…
Organizers made the reveal moments ago, confirming also that the likes of Mary J. Blige, Xscape, Erykah Badu, Fantasia, and Miguel will also be rocking the July 5th-8th extravaganza.
The full line-up is as follows:
Janet Jackson; Mary J. Blige; Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, along with Snoop Dogg and more in a special curation by The Roots; 112;Daniel Caesar; D-Nice; Doug E. Fresh’s Legends of Hip-Hop Show featuring Big Daddy Kane, Kool Moe Dee and more; DVSN; Fantasia; H.E.R.; Idris Elba; Kelela; Kelly Price’s For The Love of R&B featuring Dave Hollister and Vaughn Willis; Kevin Ross; MAJOR.; Mali Music; Marsha Ambrosius; MC Lyte; Miguel; Mykia Jovan; Ro James; Teddy Riley’s New Jack Swing Experience featuring Wreckx-n-Effect, Blackstreet and Guy; The Read’s Kid Fury and Crissle; VICTORY, Xscape.
Jackson’s headlining spot follows her successful ‘State Of The World Tour’ of the US last year. Will this form part of more live show slayage for Ms. Jackson?! Stay tuned!
In the meanwhile, tickets for the 2018 Essence Music Festival are on sale…NOW! Click here for ticket info.