JANET JACKSON LOSES AUDIO AT ESSENCE FESTIVAL Covers Off Weekend of Issues

Janet Jackson fell victim to the technical difficulties that plagued Essence Festival losing audio midway through her performance

She headlined the NOLA concert series at Caesars Superdome this weekend

The event was comparable to Coachella with tons of huge stars performing

Her microphone cut out while she was talking or singing, as seen in this video obtained by TMZ

While this little glitch went mostly unnoticed, the rest of Janet's performance was a smash hit

A number of sound issues were reported throughout the past couple days of performances 

Including some complaints that Halle and Chloe Bailey's set sounded funky on stage

The host noted that they would not be able to show Nicki's performance at home due to "circumstances beyond our control