Remember that song 'Concrete Pillow' on Australia's Got Talent (AGT) last year?
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The 24 year-old recording artist behind the song, D Minor is set to visit Lithgow this March in a move to raise awareness on youth homelessness.
After plenty of requests to visit communities, he will tour 50 schools and venues which include school's in Lithgow and Bathurst [to be confirmed] to share his story of overcoming some of life's biggest struggles at a young age.
As a Music Making A Difference (MMAD) ambassador he will also mentor 10 young people to overcome homelessness.
"I'll be performing, sharing my story and inspiring students," D Minor said.
He said the idea of the tour was to target places where homelessness is an issue.
"It's all about raising awareness.
"That's the reason I went on AGT, to share my story and raise awareness on youth homelessness and the struggle that comes with it," he said.
D Minor experienced youth homelessness due to a neglectful family environment.
I'll be performing, sharing my story and inspiring students.- Recording artist, D Minor
"I went through community services until I was 18 and then gained a sense of independence.
"Now I create music that people can relate to," he said.
He said he looked forward to coming to Lithgow to meet new people and make a difference.
"That's the big thing for me.
"I want to encourage and inspire young people to share their own voice, reminding them of the endless possibilities they are capable of and what the future can bring if you keep your eye on the prize and stay focused," he said.
D Minor has also released a new single called 'Homerun' which he will perform while on tour.
The new song features 2019 The Voice grand finalist Zeek Power.
According to D Minor the idea behind the song was based from the challenges he has faced in his past, putting his homelessness behind him, smashing goals and continuing to strive forward to keep achieving his dreams through music.
The single is available on all streaming services including Spotify and SoundCloud with 50 per cent of all publishing proceeds being directed back into MMAD.
Tour dates to be confirmed.
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