About Demone

Founder, Executive Director, Award-Winning Hip Hop Emcee, Community Organizer, and Social Entrepreneur—these are some of the roles Demone Carter has played within the Silicon Valley arts and education circles for the past 15 years. Performing under the name DEM ONE he has released several albums and collaborated with notable Hip Hop artists. In 2014 Demone was given the Emerging Artist award from San Jose Rotary Club. Most recently he received the 2016 Silicon Valley Artist Laureate Award. Currently, Demone is the Program Manager for the Multicultural Arts Leadership Institute (MALI) based in San Jose, CA. Demone is the Project Lead for the School of Arts and Culture’s hyper local placemaking initiative ‘Celebrate Mayfair.’