Wesley was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He calls Ashland, Mississippi his hometown. Growing up as a child, Wesley loved music. His father is a singer/songwriter and piano player who had a great influence on him at a young age. Wesley has been singing ever since he was a kid but didn’t expose his talent until 2015. He began writing poetry, songs, and raps on a daily basis, using the gift that God blessed him with. Mr. Thomas started performing original pieces at church and later began speaking at school during assemblies and programs. Shortly after, Wesley began posting his performances on Facebook to touch more lives on a broader scale. After exposure, churches and organizations in the surrounding area would invite him to speak at their programs and gatherings.
In 2017, Mr. Thomas participated in a talent competition in Memphis, Tennessee under the “Heal the Hood” program. He placed first in the competition with a poetic performance, received $500.00 and was blessed with the opportunity to meet Demetria McKinney (Tyler Perry's "House Of Payne"). In December of 2017, along with two classmates, Wesley participated in a program at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. There he performed two original spoken word poems and sang the song “Glory” by John Legend. There were many “people of power” in the room that were awed by the performance. On May 19, 2018, Wesley graduated from Ashland High School as the Valedictorian. On August 18, 2018, he was chosen to participate in a competitive poetry slam authorized by the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. In 18-25 age group, of which there were 10 contestants, Mr. Thomas placed second and received $1,000.00. Wesley was also blessed to come in contact with famous spoken word artist J. Ivy. On June 12, 2019, Wesley competed in the Memphis Audition for "Coast 2 Coast Live", Largest Artist Showcase In The World. He rocked the crowd and won 1st place with a chance to compete in Miami , Florida for Artist of The Year.
Wesley is determined to accomplish ALL that God has for him. Wesley is 18 years old and presently a freshman at Mississippi State University. He is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Accounting. His personal mantra:
"Manifesting My Dreams Until They Are Reality...100%"
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