Slate, the Teen Lyric Sensation will be celebrating his 16th Birthday with a Mix Tape Pre-Release and Listening Party. In anticipation of this dynamic Mix Tape, his Single “Raven Speak” has been released.
Slate has Inspired the lives of many with the encouraging words of: “YES YOU CAN, Don’t You Ever Stop!”
This artist, songwriter, visionary and entrepreneur has been on his grind recording for the release of his upcoming project; even in the face of life’s challenges, adversity and hardships. He has not allowed the disappointments and pains of life to stop him from taking to the stage to inspire, encourage and motivate others to persevere through their difficulties. He has challenged and addressed difficult topics and social ills in his music, which is socially conscious and thought provoking.
Grey clouds may rain on you, just get yourself an umbrella and power through! –Slate
Slate is a Brooklyn, New York born and raised teen, who transitioned to Atlanta almost 3 years ago. He has performed throughout the Metro Atlanta area for the past two years, and has emerged as a leader within the community by sharing his love, passion, and gift of music in a positive way. He has worked with various community organizations such as From Pain To Purpose, Inc., The Still Standing Foundation, the Beverly Cunningham Outreach Program, and Teens What’s The Rush to support the work of domestic violence, teen dating violence, anti-bullying and critical issues.
To add to his accomplishments, Slate is the 2014 First Place Winner of the International Talent Elite Enterprise First Annual Talent and Fashion Show in honor of childhood cancer, and one of two; first recipients of the 2014 Healing Pain Through The Arts “Teen Spotlight Award”. He performed for the Dekalb County CEO, Lee May at the 2014 Family Fun Day at the Bransby YMCA. He has been a featured artist and has hosted various events throughout the community. Slate has been interviewed on various blog talk radio shows and has been a featured guest artist on WATC TV-57 Atlanta Live.
Slate, whose birth name is Emmanuel Lyons is a Scholar at Dekalb Early College Academy. He is presently in his sophomore year, and will be attending Georgia Perimeter College as a full-time college student in August 2014. He serves as the vice president of Young Men to Knights and as head production / script writing for the No Mercy Step Team at DECA. He is an active member of the Youth Ministry at his church, Spirit And Truth Worship Center.
To Book, Sponsor, Interview or Support Slate, please contact Amber Lyons at LyricalSlate@gmail.com.