Kendrick Lamar performs at Essence Festival.
The Essence Festival announced its 2015 lineup
. Headliners include Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, India.Arie, Esperanza Spalding, Common, Erykah Badu, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick and many more.
The festival takes place July 3-5 in the Superdome. There also are speakers
and events at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Tickets are on sale now