Solange Knowles may not have attended her father Mathew’s wedding to Gena Avery, but she was on hand to open the second day of performances at the 2013 Essence Festival. Keyshia Cole followed Solange with her own energetic performance.
Tamia (third right), who took the stage on day three of the festival, was photographed with powerhouse singers Deborah Cox, Kelly Price and Keyshia Cole.
Trey Songz limped along the stage during his steamy set. The R&B crooner reportedly sprained his ankle during a game of basketball earlier in the week.
Keyshia Cole rocked the stage.
New Edition returned to the stage two years after the group’s surprising 2011 reunion performance. Fans are still waiting for their reunion album.
Brandy, who performed on opening night, was glowing as she posed with her fiance Ryan Press.
Jill Scott posed it up with cutie Laz Alonso, comedian Kevin Hart and newly engaged “Think Like a Man” producer Will Packer.