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    Day 1: Mother's, Kermit and Me

    Our blogger Robin Bennefield captures all the action, live, on day 1 of the 2012 Essence Music Festival. She meets New Orleans music icon, Kermit Ruffins and tastes a famous po'boy.

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    Day 2: D'Angelo's Voodoo

    Our blogger Robin Bennefield captures all the action, live, on day 2 of the 2012 Essence Music Festival. D'Angelo makes his comeback and the French Quarter shines.

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    Day 3: Golden Mary and the Real Treme

    Our blogger Robin Bennefield captures all the action, live, on day 3 of the 2012 Essence Music Festival. Mary J. Blige is golden and Treme is on the rise.

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    Day 4: Music Icons Galore and a Diva Surprise

    Our blogger Robin Bennefield captures all the action, live, on day 4 of the 2012 Essence Music Festival. Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin and the R&B Divas put on a show.