As if Essence Music Festival needed to add more ‘star power’ to its 2012 line-up. The Festival announced yesterday on, the additions of soul-music vocalist, Marsha Ambrosius and R&B crooner, Tank. 

But wait! There is more!

Marsha Ambrosius


Also joining the line-up is Grammy Award-winning Gospel sensation, Kirk Franklin, Teedra Moses and R&B legends, The Pointer Sisters.

The Essence Music Festival is July 6-8 in New Orleans with scheduled performances by Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Charlie Wilson, Steve Harvey, Ledisi, Eric Roberson, Estelle, Keyshia Cole, Goapele and more.