Grammy Award winning crooner and ESSENCE Festival headliner Maxwell shares his thoughts on losing musical legend Prince, relationships and relating to fans 20 years later, since his debut album Urban Hang Suite.
POWER's leading man Omari Hardwick chats on success, fatherhood and why he doesn’t judge his on screen drug dealing, affair having character “Ghost”.
And if that's not enough, ESSENCE gives us extra sexiness with photos of Creed’s Michael B. Jordan; Independence Day: Resurgence star Jessie T. Usher; Underground’s Aldis Hodge and more!
Snatch this issue off newsstands June 10th then grab your tickets to ESSENCE Festival! Preorder his new album blackSUMMERS’night and catch Maxwell performing on the MainStage. Omari Hardwick and the cast of POWER will also be onstage during the festival! For tickets and more info visit ESSENCEFestival.com