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The soulful singer captivated the audience with raw and emotional lyrics, interjected with candid comments about her personal struggles.
“I see myself in Mary Jane,” said Barthe, who is the voice of BET’s hit drama Being Mary Jane starring Gabrielle Union. “Most women can relate to it. I got my outfit on but I’m a mess.”
The invite only “Mirrors & Music” BET event at downtown Atlanta’s Suite Lounge featured an advance screening of the first episode of season 2’s Being Mary Jane. Guests, which included a host of local celebrities, were treated to cocktails and light hors d’oeurves.
Atlantans spotted in the crowd were “LHHA” star Erica Dixon; “Dish Nation” personality, Gary With Tha Tea; actors, Olrick “OJ” Johnson and Jasmine Burke; filmmaker, Princess Monique; PR mavens, Lillie Mae and April Love; celebrity event planner, Jahmal King; reality star, Sabrina Rowe; and playwright, Chiquita Lockley.
The evening was hosted by comedian and V-103 radio personality Wanda Smith.
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