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Essence Magazine, Entertainment Director Cori Murray talks to Dyana Williams and Derrick Sampson about the 2017 Essence Festival taking place in New Orleans June 29 – July 2 at the Morial Convention Center and the New Orleans Superdome. Hear what she has to say about this year’s headliner Diana Ross, Chance the Rapper and Mary J. Blige‘s special lineup of performers.

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