When Essence announced it would be expanding Essence Festival to South Africa, I received a lot of phone calls and emails.
“Is Essence leaving New Orleans?”
“This must be the end, huh?”
“Is South Africa, the exit plan out of New Orleans?”
I didn’t have answers.
I tried to confirm as much information as possible when the news broke.
Graciously, I was granted an interview. Listen to my interview with Joy Profet, General Manager, ESSENCE Communications.
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