The Essence Festival is going down July 2 – 5 at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

Along with K Dot, fans in attendance will also be treated to performances from Mary J Blige, SZA, Common, Erykah Badu, Slick Rick, Mystikal, Kevin Hart & many more will be performing.

Tickets go on sale starting Wednesday the 25th of February here.

Kendrick is gearing up to release the follow up to the highly successful “Good Kid Maad City” album. We’ve already been treated to his grammy award winning single “i” and then more recently “The Blacker The Berry“.