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Kourtney Heart to Perform at Essence Fest

New Olreans’ native Kourtney Heart will be performing at Essence Fest this year, but gave a sneak preview on Thursday’s edition of Good Morning New Orleans.  Heart is one of the youngest artists to have three back-to-back appearances at Essence Fest.  Her hit single My Boy, featuring Soulja Boy and New Orleans legend Magnolia Shorty, led to her first major deal with Jive Records. She recently released her newest project called A Gemini’s Diary.  Heart performs Sunday, July 7th at the Ford Superlounge.