Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival Youth Night w/ Larry "LAK" Henderson
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 from 7:00PM to 10:00PM
Location: 1701 North Boulevard in Tampa
Larry “LAK” Henderson, The Hiphop Educator, will be headlining this year’s Youth Night! He is the founder and CEO of Smart Music Entertainment, and the creator of a new sound of hip-hop music that uniquely inspires people of all ages. His album, Lesson One: Hip-Hop & Education, has hit Amazon bestseller lists (#1 in Hot New Releases and #8 in Educational Music), and has received airplay on major radio stations around the world, due to his combination of deep, historical insights and authentic hip-hop sound. Lak is a youth activist, social critic, history and religion intellectual, and an innovative education advocate. He is a Hiphop ambassador, and a noted speaker on the impact of the Hiphop culture. He holds degrees in Africana Studies, Communications, and Labor Studies from Rutgers University, and studied studio engineering at the Institute for Audio Research. Youth Night focuses on today’s youth and how to transition them into tomorrow’s leaders. Featured speakers, panelists, and performers are a mixture of students and pioneers who highlight the historical significance of those who continue to keep the dream alive by passing the torch to our younger generation. This fun filled night of entertainment, personal development and leadership is an opportunity to cultivate teachable moments with our youth and encourage positive strides towards the future. The Heritage Youth Night seeks to highlight history and culture in an innovative way to position future leaders into society and in our communities.
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