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The Essence Festival and New Orleans native Master P are hosting a one-of-a-kind celebrity basketball game as part of a“Day of Service” for the city.

Get ready for the “throwback comeback” of all times! Time Inc.’s 2017 ESSENCEFestival® presented by Coca-Cola®, now among the largest consumer live events in the nation, announced that beloved R&B quartet XSCAPE will kick off its comeback tour at the Festival, for the group’s first full live show in over 15 years.

Iyanla Vanzant ruffled a few feathers when she said that black women “are out of order” and let black men define and confine us while speaking at this summer’s Essence Festival. She explained her statement in an interview with Madamenoire.com.