ASCAP’s 6th Annual Women Behind The Music

By: Sebastien “@TheGayBestie” Gaudin

Photos By: Terri “@Terrinicol_” Nash

Last night was truly “Ladies Night” at the ASCAP’s 6th Annual “Women Behind The Music”. The affair was held at Atlanta’s swanky Village Restaurant on 30 North Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. The layout within itself was breathtaking and sophisticated.

The evening was sponsored by #MyxFusions the very same signature drink that is endorsed by hip hop mogul Nicki Minaj. Delicious appetizers were served to all attendees consisting of lobster rolls, shrimp, veggie patties, and jerk chicken. Needless to say the evening was off to an amazing start.

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KeKe Wyatt Glows Showing Her Growing Baby Bump 

 

Hosted by no other then ASCAP Urban the organization took the time to honor industry female legends Deb Anteny, Keke Wyatt, and Omara S. Harris, Esq.

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Each woman acknowledged their contributions to the music industry and shared their wisdom to the attendees without holding anything back. Shedding light on their dislikes and likes, trials, successes, and overall journey to what made them.

Deb stated boldly, “Legs closed. Pocketbooks open. Oh and leave the knee pads at home.”

Although the statement took a few of us by surprise she was extremely serious on how the music industry attempts to use and defame women. The battle of having to constantly prove herself to her male counterparts has been her on going struggle.

Keke Wyatt contributed to saying, “You don’t need to use your Susie May.” Her addition made the crowd chuckle and snicker, but her seriousness wasn’t forgotten.

Omara Harris is the brains behind major deals and agreed with the other women. She mentioned the importance of using her legacy as her motivation. Keeping in mind that her reputation is everything to her. It speaks of what kind of person she is and how she maneuvers with her clients.

Lastly, they all mentioned their passion and need for sisterhood in life. As many can attest to the lack of unity amongst women they all spoke of how joining forces makes a major impact in a male dominated industry.

Tea Alert

Keke Wyatt revealed that she’s not returning to R&B Divas Atlanta. She stated that she’ll be spearheading her very own reality show.

Harris spilled that she’s expecting a baby girl in April 2015

Deb is coming out with a show to find the next big act!

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Deb Anteny, KeKe Wyatt, & Omara S. Harris Esq.

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KeKe Wyatt & Omara S. Harris Esq. 

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Latavia Roberson 

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Latavia Roberson 

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Parting Gifts From Myx Fusions 

About The Writer

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As a New Jersey native it came as no surprise when Sebastien, birthed a knack for talking and writing. During his college days the young blogger gained experience through international talkers such as The Maury Show and The Mo’nique Show. After years of interning and assisting the aspiring journalist threw caution to the wind and launched The Gay Bestie, LLC.  

 

The lifestyle and culture company provides a different spin on love, sex, relationships, and fashion.  #TGB focuses on the 21st Century woman and her loyal companion, other known as the gay bestie. Readers will find discussions that are usually held behind closed doors placed in the forefront to totally meet the needs of all. No, topic is ever off limits.

 

So ladies brace yourselves because Sebastien is taking you places where you’ll be sure to blush and share a laugh! He’s giving exactly what’s been missing. Grab you’re favorite beverage (i.e. red wine), sit back, and prepare to gab about this with your girlfriends the minute you see them

Sebastien "@TheGayBestie" Gaudin

As a New Jersey native it came to no surprise when Sebastien birthed a knack for writing. During his college days the young blogger gained experience through international talkers such as The Maury Show and The Mo’nique Show. After years of interning and assisting the aspiring journalist threw caution to the wind and launched The Gay Bestie, LLC. Ladies brace yourselves because Sebastien is taking you places where you’ll be sure to blush and share a laugh! He’s giving exactly what’s been missing. Grab you’re favorite beverage (i.e. red wine), sit back, and prepare to gab about this with your girlfriends the minute you see them.

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