Brown Sugar: D’Angelo Set To Make First U.S. Musical Appearance At Essence Music Festival


After ten long years and a few false starts, sultry singer D’Angelo will make his first U.S. appearance at the 2012 Essence Music Festival.

D’Angelo, who performed a hand full of dates in Europe earlier this year, is set to open this year’s Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.

Joining D’Anglelo on the roster are SWV, Aretha Franklin, Dru Hill, Trey Songz, Fantasia, Stefanie Mills, Carl Thomas, Estelle, Keyshia Cole, Eve, Kirk Franklin, Melanie Fiona, Ledisi and many more.

The festival runs July 6 to July 8. Stay Tuned for our exclusive updates and coverage.