Grammy Nominated-Artist Mr. Talkbox Visits NCCU, April 11

Posted April 05, 2023, 2:30PM

Voice featured on award-winning songs by Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars & Cardi B

The music industry’s top talk box artist, Mr. Talkbox, will share his career journey with the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) community at the Leadership in Entertainment and the Arts Program (L.E.A.P.) Talk symposium at 10:40 a.m., Tuesday, April 11.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the NCCU Student Center at 500 Nelson St.

Orlando, Fla., native Byron Chambers, whose stage name is ‘Mr. Talkbox,’ is known as the world’s leading talk box artist. His voice has been featured on multiple Grammy award-winning songs, including “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars; Kendrick Lamar's “Loyalty,” featuring Rihanna; and Cardi B and Bruno Mars’ collaboration, “Please Me.” Mr. Talkbox has also been included on gospel hits “My God” by Cece Winans; “Jesus is the Best Thing” by Martha Munizzi; “More Than A Lover Remix” by Erica Campbell; and ”Greater” by Marvin Sapp.

As a solo artist, he’s had five No. 1 singles in Japan and received a Grammy award nomination for “Feel It” for best contemporary Christian music performance/song.

Created by NCCU alumnus and Grammy and Stellar Award-nominated artist Marcus Anderson, L.E.A.P. provides exclusive behind-the-scenes perspectives to NCCU students that help prepare them for a career in the entertainment industry. Delivered in three components, the talks meld the spontaneity and community of in-person interactions with leading entertainment influencers with the self-paced structure of online delivery of the fundamentals of the field.

Media Note: Media are invited to attend the L.E.A.P. Talk symposium and interview Mr. Talkbox on April 11, between 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., in the NCCU Student Center. To confirm an interview, please RSVP at [email protected] by 1 p.m. ET

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