Just when we started to wonder who will headline this year’s Essence Music Festival, it’s been confirmed that Kanye West will anchor the celebration in to New Orleans this summer. The rapper will reportedly be joined by Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz, Fantasia, Jill Scott, George Clinton, MC Lyte, Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men and many others for the three-day festival. Taking place July 4th weekend inside the Superdome, fans can expect more names to be added to the official line-up. For more information, visit Essence.com/Festival today