Grammy winner Chance the Rapper added to 2017 Essence line-up

More performers have been added to the lineup for this year's Essence Festival.

Chance the Rapper will be a headlining act for one of the concerts inside the Mercedes Benz-Superdome. Chance is coming off winning a Grammy as best new artist and will be making his Essence debut.

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Essence Fest officials also announced that rappers Mystikal, Mia X and Silkk the Shocker will also be performing.

They'll join the previously announced Master P at the festival.

Essence kicks off June 30. 

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