Rapper MC Lyte took over the Coca-Cola stage on Day 1 of the 2010 Essence Music Festival at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, performing a variety of her biggest songs for the crowd. Among the songs she performed were Poor Georgie, Keep On Keepin On, Cold Rock A Party, and her verse on Brandy’s I Wanna Be Down Remix.
Estelle brought her A-Game this past weekend to the 2010 Essence Music Festival, performing in the ‘My Black Is Beautiful’ Super Lounge at the New Orleans Superdome. Estelle performed her hit single “Come Over” and pays tribute to Mary J. Blige with a performance of “Real Love.” Mary J. Blige just happened to be on the main stage performing at the same time.
With the political rhetoric on Capitol Hill boiling there is one voice that tries to calm the waters. As John Dickerson reports, Barry Black’s prayers on the Senate floor help relieve partisan bickering.