avery wilson

ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).

DJ Quicksilva and Lil Mo put Avery Wilson on the spot during an interview where he talked about his “Change My Mind” single, working with super producer Sean Garrett and joining the list of young crooners like Chris Brown and August Alsina. Watch below to see how he performed: