On Wednesday, October 23, Upscale teamed with RocNation and D'usse to host a private listening session and Q&A at Tags Boutique in Atlanta with Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Bridget Kelly. Kelly, who is currently on tour with Melanie Fiona, discussed her upcoming debut Something Different and what it's like to work with Jay Z on RocNation and what it takes to find success in the music business.

Check out the pictures from the event.

On Wednesday night author, entrepreneur, model and The Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Cynthia Bailey, hosted the Atlanta screening of the anticipated film, 12 Years a Slave at Atlantic Station’s Regal Cinemas. While numerous celebs strutted the red carpet (including Black Nativity’s Jacob Latimore, R&B singer RL, actress/singer Demetria McKinney and soul singer Angie Stone among others), the mood was decidedly somber following the screening of the powerful, chilling film, which is based on the 1853 autobiography by Solomon Northup, Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup. “It seems kind of silly to even ask whether or not your liked the movie,” a teary-eyed Bailey quipped following the screening before introducing the panelists who hosted a short Q&A about the importance of the film. 12 Years a Slave opens Oct. 18.


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