Kim Burrell To Be Honored During Essence Festival

Kim Burrell

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Stellar Award winner and gifted luminary Kim Burrell will be righteously celebrated by an all-star collective of artists during the Essence Festival .   The Annual Day of Praise and Inspiration will take place Sunday July 5, 2015 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Smokie Norful, Marvin Sapp, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Jonathan McReynolds, Jason Nelson, Jessica Reedy and others will use their voices to acknowledge Kim Burrell’s place in the pantheon of human music.

Kim spoke with Soulful Sunday’s Derrick Sampson and Dyana Williams about the all-atar tribute,  her new single, Thank You Jesus, her forthcoming album, coping with the death of close family members, Sunday’s Best, what the Essence Festival means to her and more.

Listen to the interview below…

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