Essence Festival 2022 lineup announced

By WBOK Staff

Friday, March 4, 2022

The lineup for the 2022 Essence Festival of Culture has been announced.

This is the first year Essence will take place in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020.


The lineup features top names like comedian Kevin Hart, artists Nicki Minaj and Janet Jackson and others.

From Essence:

Culture is back on the ground and running! As we return to New Orleans to kick off this year’s ESSENCE Festival of Culture™, we want to give you the ESSENCE experience of a lifetime. From delicious food, to unforgettable entertainment, to career advancement and more, we’re going bigger and bolder. Now’s the time to register below for all of our free daytime experiences, plus, stay up to date with the latest news!

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