Live in the D: Music Monday with Lay’na Michelle


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>>Tati: IT’S MUSIC MONDAY.>>Tati: IT’S MUSIC MONDAY.
>>Jason: AND WE’RE JOINING BY>>Jason: AND WE’RE JOINING BY
LOCAL SINGER WHO IS THE FIRST LOCAL SINGER WHO IS THE FIRST
AFRICAN-AMERICAN INDEPENDENT AFRICAN-AMERICAN INDEPENDENT
ARTIST TO PERFORM AT PISTONS ARTIST TO PERFORM AT PISTONS
GAMES AT LITTLE CAESAR’S GAMES AT LITTLE CAESAR’S
ARENA. ARENA.
>>Tati: BIG DEAL, IN LAYNA,>>Tati: BIG DEAL, IN LAYNA,
THANK YOU FOR JOINING US! THANK YOU FOR JOINING US!
>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.
>>I ALWAYS TOLD MY PARENTS>>I ALWAYS TOLD MY PARENTS
AND MY HUSBAND, I’M GONNA BE AND MY HUSBAND, I’M GONNA BE
IN THE CHARLES H. WRIGHT IN THE CHARLES H. WRIGHT
MUSEUM AND DIDN’T KNOW WHAT IT MUSEUM AND DIDN’T KNOW WHAT IT
WAS FOR. WAS FOR.
AND I LOVE THE PISTONS, SO AND I LOVE THE PISTONS, SO
WHAT BETTER THAN TO GO AHEAD WHAT BETTER THAN TO GO AHEAD
AND DO THAT PERFORMANCE FOR MY AND DO THAT PERFORMANCE FOR MY
PISTONS WHO I LOVE, AND WOW, PISTONS WHO I LOVE, AND WOW,
I’M THERE! I’M THERE!
>>Tati: AND YOU’RE AT THE>>Tati: AND YOU’RE AT THE
MUSEUM, AMAZING! MUSEUM, AMAZING!
>>Jason: AND YOU’VE WON TWO>>Jason: AND YOU’VE WON TWO
AWARDS FOR YOUR SINGING. AWARDS FOR YOUR SINGING.
>>THE ORGANIZATION THAT WORKS>>THE ORGANIZATION THAT WORKS
WITH MEN AND WOMEN AND ALWAYS WITH MEN AND WOMEN AND ALWAYS
AWARDING PEOPLE FOR THE AWARDING PEOPLE FOR THE
DIFFERENT THINGS THEY DO IN DIFFERENT THINGS THEY DO IN
THE COMMUNITY. THE COMMUNITY.
SO I WOULD LIKE TO THANK SO I WOULD LIKE TO THANK
DETROIT AS WELL BECAUSE ONE OF DETROIT AS WELL BECAUSE ONE OF
THE AWARDS WAS FAN CHOICE. THE AWARDS WAS FAN CHOICE.
AND IT WAS PHENOMENAL ALBUM OF AND IT WAS PHENOMENAL ALBUM OF
THE YEAR AND BBW ENTERTAINER THE YEAR AND BBW ENTERTAINER
OF THE YEAR FROM LAS VEGAS. OF THE YEAR FROM LAS VEGAS.
>>Tati: THAT’S AWESOME!>>Tati: THAT’S AWESOME!
TELL US ABOUT YOUR MUSIC. TELL US ABOUT YOUR MUSIC.
IT’S VERY PERSONAL. IT’S VERY PERSONAL.
>>YES, IT’S ALL ME.>>YES, IT’S ALL ME.
I’VE BEEN WRITING MUSIC SINCE I’VE BEEN WRITING MUSIC SINCE
I WAS 3 YEARS OLD. I WAS 3 YEARS OLD.
I TELL EVERYBODY, I WAS I TELL EVERYBODY, I WAS
SINGING SAVE THE BUNNIES, AND SINGING SAVE THE BUNNIES, AND
THE ONLY REASON I REMEMBER THE ONLY REASON I REMEMBER
THIS IS MY MOM ALWAYS REMINDS THIS IS MY MOM ALWAYS REMINDS
ME OF THAT EVERYBODY TIME SHE ME OF THAT EVERYBODY TIME SHE
SEES ME ON STAGE. SEES ME ON STAGE.
OH, MOM, THAT WAS SO FAR BACK! OH, MOM, THAT WAS SO FAR BACK!
>>Tati: SAVE THE BUNNIES.>>Tati: SAVE THE BUNNIES.
>>Jason: I HAVE A SPORT COAT>>Jason: I HAVE A SPORT COAT
THIS COLOR, AND WE WOULD LOOK THIS COLOR, AND WE WOULD LOOK
LIKE A MUSICAL GROUP. LIKE A MUSICAL GROUP.
>>I’M BEYONCE.>>I’M BEYONCE.
>>Tati: AND I’M KELLY.>>Tati: AND I’M KELLY.
[LAUGHTER] [LAUGHTER]
>>Jason: WHERE CAN THEY SEE>>Jason: WHERE CAN THEY SEE
YOU AND HEAR YOU? YOU AND HEAR YOU?
>>SATURDAY THE 20th.>>SATURDAY THE 20th.
AND THE TICKETS ARE GOING AND THE TICKETS ARE GOING
FAST. FAST.
COME AND SUPPORT OUR COME AND SUPPORT OUR
BUSINESSES THROUGHOUT METRO BUSINESSES THROUGHOUT METRO
DETROIT. DETROIT.
>>Tati: WHERE CAN THEY FIND>>Tati: WHERE CAN THEY FIND
OUT MORE? OUT MORE?
>>LAYNA MICHELLE.COM.>>LAYNA MICHELLE.COM.
AND YOU CAN FIND EVERYTHING AND YOU CAN FIND EVERYTHING
ABOUT ME THERE. ABOUT ME THERE.
IT’S IN BURTON, MICHIGAN, AT IT’S IN BURTON, MICHIGAN, AT
THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL. THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL.
>>Jason: AND WHAT ARE YOU>>Jason: AND WHAT ARE YOU
SINGING TODAY? SINGING TODAY?
>>BATTLE SCARS, ONE OF MY>>BATTLE SCARS, ONE OF MY
FAVORITES BECAUSE I WAS IN A FAVORITES BECAUSE I WAS IN A
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RELATIONSHIP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RELATIONSHIP
AND SO MUCH WAS GOING ON, SO AND SO MUCH WAS GOING ON, SO
MANY PEOPLE HAD SO MUCH TO MANY PEOPLE HAD SO MUCH TO
SAY, BUT NOBODY REACHED OUT A SAY, BUT NOBODY REACHED OUT A
HAND TO HELP ME. HAND TO HELP ME.
SO WITH THIS SONG, IT LET’S SO WITH THIS SONG, IT LET’S
PEOPLE KNOW, DON’T CRITICIZE PEOPLE KNOW, DON’T CRITICIZE
THE PERSON, ACTUALLY HELP THE PERSON, ACTUALLY HELP
THEM. THEM.
>>Tati: I LIKE THAT.>>Tati: I LIKE THAT.
>>Jason: WHEN YOU’RE READY,>>Jason: WHEN YOU’RE READY,
HERE’S LAYNA MICHELLE! HERE’S LAYNA MICHELLE!
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♪ AH, AH, AH, AH ♪ AH, AH, AH, AH
♪ HAH, HAH, AH ♪ HAH, HAH, AH
♪ HA, AH ♪ HA, AH
♪ NOBODY KNEW WHERE SHE CAME ♪ NOBODY KNEW WHERE SHE CAME
FROM OR EVEN THOUGHT ABOUT FROM OR EVEN THOUGHT ABOUT
WHERE SHE’S BEEN WHERE SHE’S BEEN
♪ NOBODY THOUGHT TO EVEN ASK ♪ NOBODY THOUGHT TO EVEN ASK
HER IF YOU NEED HELP OR NEED A HER IF YOU NEED HELP OR NEED A
FRIEND FRIEND
♪ PEOPLE OFTEN CRITICIZED HER ♪ PEOPLE OFTEN CRITICIZED HER
NOT REALIZING THE STATE OF NOT REALIZING THE STATE OF
MIND SHE’S LOCKED IN MIND SHE’S LOCKED IN
♪ SHE’S THINKING IT’S FOREVER ♪ SHE’S THINKING IT’S FOREVER
♪ TAKE IT FROM ME, I TRULY ♪ TAKE IT FROM ME, I TRULY
UNDERSTAND WHY SHE WON’T UP UNDERSTAND WHY SHE WON’T UP
AND LEAVE AND LEAVE
♪ HERE’S GOT HER MIND ALL ♪ HERE’S GOT HER MIND ALL
TWISTED TO THE HIGHEST DEGREE TWISTED TO THE HIGHEST DEGREE
♪ MAYBE IF YOU JUST PRAY FOR ♪ MAYBE IF YOU JUST PRAY FOR
HER AND TELL HER SHE CAN LEAVE HER AND TELL HER SHE CAN LEAVE
AS LONG AS SHE BELIEVES IN AS LONG AS SHE BELIEVES IN
HERSELF HERSELF
♪ PUT ON YOUR ARMOR TO FIGHT ♪ PUT ON YOUR ARMOR TO FIGHT
♪ MOVE LIGHT WHEN HE’S COMING ♪ MOVE LIGHT WHEN HE’S COMING
AT FROM YOU THE RIGHT AT FROM YOU THE RIGHT
♪ REMEMBER KEEP ON GROWING AND ♪ REMEMBER KEEP ON GROWING AND
BE PROUD THAT YOU LEFT BE PROUD THAT YOU LEFT
♪ BECAUSE ARE A WARRIOR WITH

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