#EssenceFest 2017, Master P. and Team Hope NOLA are balling for a good cause! The Festival’s first-ever Celebrity Basketball Game helped to raise scholarship funds for New Orleans’ youth! Held at Xavier University’s Convocation Center, Romeo, Ray J., Kodak Black, and NBA player Greg Monroe were just a few of the celebrities to ball for a great cause.

-Correspondents: Michael “Mike Swift” Powell & Casey Ferrand
-Photographers: Nathaniel Colin, Jr. & Christopher Breault
-Editor: Christopher Breault