NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Essence Fest Special Pt. 3


We kick off part 3 of the “NewsOne Now” “Essence” Special  with James Brown‘s daughter, Dr. Yamma Brown. Brown talks “Get On Up” on the gold carpet at the McDonald’s 365Black Awards during this year’s “Essence” Festival.

Roland Martin talked with “New York Times” best-selling author, Terry McMillan about what she loves about “Essence” Fest, new book, “Who Asked You” and the a possibility of a “Waiting to Exhale” sequel.

During this year’s “Essence” Festival, Roland Martin sat down with Lionel Richie. During their chat Richie explained how he got started in the music industry, how concert audiences overseas love our music and what he is looking forward to in 2015.

Plus appearances by Stephanie Mills, Robert Christopher Riley, Will Packer, Iyanla Vanzant, Vashawn Mitchell, Yolanda Adams, Angie Stone, Dr. Steve Perry, John Hope Bryant, Karen Carter Peterson, Lionel Richie, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and more.

All that and more in this special edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.