Exclusive: Brandy Live At Essence Festival 2018 (Photos) Posted on 07/12/2018 by Harlem World Magazine — Leave a reply Harlem fave singer/actress Brandy gave an intimate performance for an exclsive audience at the Essence Festival 2018 in New Orleans, LA. Subscribe To Harlem World. Join Today > Brandy performed live at the McDonalds mainstage, held the convention center in New Orleans. Harlem World Magazine, relies on its readers for support. You can help us by supporting us today! Your contribution supports more local, Harlem coverage from Harlem World. Thank you!