Kanye West is a busy man this summer. He's been tapped to headline Coachella and has will now join the Essence Fest 2011 line-up featuring Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott and Trey Songz. They’ll accompany Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Boyz II Men, Stephanie Mills, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Macy Gray, Dwele, Alexander O'Neal & Cherrelle, Mint Condition, Kelly Price, M.C. Lyte and such New Orleans artists as Irma Thomas, Kourtney Heart, Rebirth Brass Band, Charmaine Neville Band and the TBC Brass Band at the Superdome in New Orleans on July 1 to July 3.

[via NOLA]