John-Leslie Brown, one of the most recognizable faces in the motivational speaking industry will join forces with artist educator and community organizer, Leila Steinberg for what will become the most compelling concert of the year. Celebrating poetry, positive Hip Hop Music and the success of “The Microphone Sessions” series, “Tat2Wings” will feature live performances, Hip Hop-infused dialogues and powerful art advocacy.
On Monday, December 19, Hip Hop artist and motivational speaker John-Leslie Brown aka HIGH HOPES will occupy L.A.’s Celebrity Centre International along with artist educator and community organizer, Leila Steinberg to host the premier “Tat2Wings” Listening Party and Art Empowerment Celebration. “Tat2Wings” will offer a rousing evening of live musical performances from HIGH HOPES, Nyku, Kampaign, and an exclusive keynote empowerment speech from Leila Steinberg. The “Tat2Wings” Listening Party and Art Empowerment Celebration will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Celebrity Centre International, located at 5930 Franklin Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90028. This event is invitation-only.
John-Leslie Brown aka HIGH HOPES (Hip Hop Intellectual Going Higher Helping Other People Everywhere Soar) who is the leading trailblazer of “new generation motivation, will celebrate blazing his own trail as an independent artist along with the release of his epic new full-length album “Carry the Torch”. Self-released by Brown, “Carry the Torch”, combines powerful uplifting lyrics with hard-hitting Hip Hop that best represent his revered motivational platform. Accompanied by top L.A.-based producers and musicians, “Carry the Torch” features conscious Hip Hop, R&B and Soul-inspired tracks including “Find Your Fireplace”, “Go Donkey” and “Divine Diva”.
The album echoes the creativity, poignant lyrics and powerful messages that have earned him key success toward expanding the potential in others. “Carry the Torch” touches on the various challenges Brown has conquered while going against the grain to pursue a career as a Hip-Hop artist, despite years of professional training and working along-side his famed father since age 10. John-Leslie Brown is the youngest son of Emmy award-wining, world-renowned motivational speaker, author and television personality, Les Brown.
Best-known for founding Alternative Intervention Models as well as her work as former manager of the late Tupac Shakur, Leila Steinberg has helped countless students, poets, songwriters, actors and more through The Microphone Sessions. Using this weekly artist workshop as a platform since the late 1990’s, Steinberg has been hands-on in helping numerous artists develop their creative voices and make a powerful impact to reach the world. The Microphone Sessions has been extremely influential in the development of Brown’s music and stage performance.
“Tat2Wings” Listening Party and Art Empowerment Celebration will celebrate innovation, poetry, positive Hip Hop Music and the success of “The Microphone Sessions” series.