Morris appearing at Essence Festival 2016

The Essence Empowerment Experience Stage will feature conversations and keynote addresses with major influencers plus performances from Tony© Award winner Patina Miller, Travis Greene, Tasha Page,Morris Chestnut, Lockhart, Kierra Sheard, Keke Wyatt, Faith Evans, Brian Courtney Wilson and Yolanda Adams, who will lead an All-Star Gospel Tribute to The Clark Sisters.

Now in its 24th year, the ESSENCE Festival has featured some of the biggest names in entertainment and the nation’s most influential speakers, authors and leaders, including Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Prince, Janet Jackson, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Kahn, Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Rev. Al Sharpton, Deepak Chopra, Steve Harvey, Ava DuVernay, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Magic Johnson, Iyanla Vanzant and many more.

The film star Regina Hall and Morris Chestnut as a couple struggling to conceive before deciding to seek the help of a surrogate, but the surrogate wants a lot more in return. The trailer is a harrowing look at what’s sure to be a heavy film.


                                         Hanging out with his co-star at essence 

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