Actor, Musician, Poet, Social activist, Dancer

Antonio Lyons is an American actor, musician, dancer, poet and social activist.

Antonio launched his sophomore project, We Dance We Pray(March 2011! The project delivers a heady ride, as it musically crisscrosses the continent and the globe. He skillfully manages to take the art of story telling to new heights while riding a musicality that fuses African, soul, funk, gospel, dance and jazz elements into a cohesive whole. Fortunately he manages to stay true to his signature lyrical style while expressing his growth as a musician. With We Dance We Pray, he joins forces with the Soul Candi crew to deliver a musically diverse dance floor experience 

Antonio is a familiar in SA and around the world, due to his work on Film and Television. His credits include: American History X, Hotel Rwanda, Night Drive, 24, The Practice, Ubizo, Generations, Scandal, Home Affairs and Snitch.


  • Night Drive, 2010

  • Beautiful Contradictions, 2009

  • Génération Kill, 2008

  • Ubizo: The Calling, 2007

  • Home Affairs, 2006

  • Hôtel Rwanda, 2004