Chaka Khan has made headlines recently for dropping 60 pounds and showing off a figure that reminds us of the red head firecracker she was in her heyday. So when she landed the coveted headliner spot on the final day of this year’s Essence Music Festival, fans rushed to book flights and hotels because everyone knew that Chaka was a must-see!

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And that she was. Even though it was well after midnight when Chaka took the stage, the crowd was pumped. Her energy was on a 10 and so was ours! She brought the house all the way down with her know-every-word hits like, “I’m Every Woman,” “I Feel For You” and “Sweet Thing.”

Check out some of the highlights of the Queen of Funk’s performance at the Essence Music Fest!

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