EXCLUSIVE: Live from Black Girls Rock! 2013
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“To see all these incredible Black girls who rock in the room, in their own ways and the fact that younger generations get to see how they rock their own style, their beliefs and the things that they’re doing in their community…I think it’s necessary,” shared Kelly Rowland.

Here, we take you behind the scenes to see what other celebs have to say –– co-host Tracee Ellis Ross, honoree Mara Brock Akil and more.

Tune into BET tonight at 7P/6C.