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South African Diva Nomzamo Mbatha To Host Main Stage At Essence Music Festival In New Orleans Today

Stunning Nubian princess Nomzamo Mbatha is set to take global centre stage again as she’s tapped to host another major international event on Friday, 30 June, 2017. Hot off the heels of her successful hosting of the BET International Awards ceremony and global celebration of her Zulu inspired bead dress, Nubian Princess Nomzamo has been handpicked by Essence to host the main stage at this weekend’s Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.Mbatha who landed in New Orleans Thursday morning, said; “I am excited to not only be experiencing the Essence Music Festival NOLA in its homeground, New Orleans, but also to be working at this event with such a rich culture. Like always, I will be giving it a special African flair. More so, as it’s an extension of a beautiful relationship where my hometown, Durban became the first city either than New Orleans to host this event.”The City of Durban has also commissioned Miss Mbatha to give an Insider’s perspective on Essence Music Festival NOLA and to showcase the similarities between the two sister cities, which have enjoyed a long standing relationship. Shooting of which began upon her landing in NOLA.“It is a huge honour as a Durbanite to be a representative of my city and the added responsibility to connect and bring the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana experience home. Landing here I felt at home immediately as the people and the weather are just as warm as back home.” said Mbatha. Nomzamo has also collaborated with a young jewelry designer, Dourien Fletcher, who designed & crafted pieces for Marvel’s Black Panther.Photo Credit: Three Sixty Communications

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