The Afrobeats stars will perform alongside global stars like Nicki Minaj, Janet Jackson, Summer Walker, Jazmine Sullivan.
Essence announced this via its official Twitter page.
Breaking News: We are bringing @wizkidayo + @temsbaby and ESSENCE to @essencefest!— ESSENCE (@Essence) May 11, 2022
We can’t wait to see Afrobeats take over the main stage. Tickets on sale at ESSENCE dot com. #ESSENCE pic.twitter.com/SP0ExeOsO4
Wizkid and Tems collaborated on the track 'Essence' and it made waves.
The single got a remix from Canadian star Justin Bieber and was nominated for the Billboard Music Awards 2022 in the Top R&B Finalist Category.
The original went on to be certified Gold and platinum in the US.