Kevin Hart http://wwno.org en Comedian, Actor Kevin Hart to Perform at Essence http://wwno.org/post/comedian-actor-kevin-hart-perform-essence <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; Comedian and actor Kevin Hart has been added to the main stage lineup for the 2012 Essence Music Festival.</p><p>Organizers say Hart, hot on the heels of his starring role in this week&#39;s No. 1 film, &quot;Think Like a Man,&quot; will debut his comedic talents during the festival scheduled for July 6-8 at the Superdome. Hart joins a lineup that includes Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Charlie Wilson, Ledisi, Fantasia, and Eve.</p><p>The festival drew more than 422,000 attendees last year.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:30:11 +0000 The Associated Press 9298 at http://wwno.org