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The Essence Festival is always an awesome occasion and an anticipated opportunity to honor hallmark artists each year. This July 2, an all-star linen up is set to celebrate Whitney’s Mama – AKA Dr. Cissy Houston. 

The ESSENCE Empowerment Experience Gospel Tribute will honor her contributions to R&B and Gospel music with performances from CeCe Winans, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, Kelly Price, PJ Morton, Jekalyn Carr and more!