Wale found time to collaborate with Cali crooner Eric Bellinger on "One Reason (Flex)."

ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).


Before the big Howard vs. Morehouse football game, Jeremih and Eric Bellinger get the crowd ready at the Nation’s Classic Kick Off Festival. ALSO SEE: Nation’s Classic Kickoff Rally With Miguel & Mack Wilds [PHOTOS] Karlie Redd On If She Cheated On Yung Joc With Jeremih [EXCLUSIVE]