Sunday, July 19, 2020


This week's Blacktopia featured artist spotlight is on Detroit stationed R&B singer and songwriter Lay'na Michelle!  Lay'na Michelle is an extremely powerful vocalist, and very seasoned songbird.  Lay'na Michelle has accomplished so much in the music industry and entertainment world in the past few years, winning many prestigious awards and hitting epic milestones in her musical journey. 

Back on Aug. 15th of 2018 Lay'na Michelle gained the fan's popular vote during the Thick Nation Award ceremony which was held in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Lay'na Michelle won the  Thick Nation "BBW Entertainer" and "BBW Album of The Year" Award.  The award ceremony was held in Las Vegas, NV.  Following her big win with Thick Nation, Lay'na Michelle's buzz continued to grow and spread like wildfire.  The rising star's new found popularity resulted in a slew of performances around the nation including the opportunity to perform for the Detroit Pistons Pre-Game held at Little Caesars Arena in November of 2018!  

Lay'na Michelle's Detroit Pistons Pre-Game Performance at The Little Caesars Arena

Following Lay'na Michelle's Detroit Piston's Pregame performance, Lay'na received tons of accolades, high praise and recognition from the city.  Because of her achievements and being the first and so-far only African American female vocalist to perform original self published music for the Detroit Pistons, her historical milestone was honored and awarded by given an exhibit in the prestigious Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit Michigan.  The Lay'na Michelle Exhibit was on display from April 12th to April 30th.  

Husband / Manager Russell J. alongside his lovely, talented wife Lay'na Michelle standing next to the exhibit in the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit Michigan.

On Aug. 22nd of 2019, the great Lay'na Michelle was blessed with the Spirit of Detroit Award from the Detroit City Council and Mayor Mike Duggan

Lay'na Michelle holding the Spirit of Detroit Award

Earlier this month in July of 2020, Lay'na Michelle won BEST FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR at the IMAs (Independent Music Awards) in Jacksonville, FL.  

Lately Lay'na Michelle has receive major media coverage for her accomplishments and amazing singing voice.  She has appeared in many publications, and television news stations across the nation.  

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Listen to Lay'na Michelle's new single "Certified" on YouTube at the direct link below 

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A portion of the sales from Lay'na Michelle's "Certified" single will go back into the black community and keeping the money in the black economy circulating.  
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