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H.E.R. Opens Up On Mystery, Musicianship & Essence Fest
Meet the mysterious R&B singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist H.E.R., whose identity at one point didn’t go beyond a shadow and silhouette. Now, she is fully stepping into the spotlight—albeit with her face still slightly concealed by oversized sunglasses.
After her soul-stirring performance at the 2018 BET Awards went viral, H.E.R. (an acronym for "Having Everything Revealed") hit the Essence Fest Superlounge to a massive crowd. We chatted with H.E.R. backstage in an exclusive interview about performing at Essence, her mysterious image and the value of musicianship.