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Usher, Missy Elliot added to Essence Fest lineup

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Essence Festival added two more Grammy award winning artists to their 2015 lineup today.

R&B singer Usher will return to the Essence Fest lineup for the first time since headlining in 2011 and rapper Missy Elliott will make her Essence Fest debut.

Usher will be coming off a critically acclaimed world-wide tour. Missy Elliott just made a high-profile appearance during the halftime show at this year's Superbowl.

The two new artists will join headliners Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar. 

The 2015 Essence Festival takes place at the Superdome from  July 2-5.

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