From Afros To Shelltoes founder Ed Garnes & Malcolm Jamal Warner talk art, community, and BET’s “Reed Between The Lines” at Atlanta’s respected showcase STIR sponsored by From Afros To Shelltoes & E Period, LLC.
Thanks to our play cousins at The Foreign Exchange Music we got our hands on signed copies of Phonte’s Charity Starts At Home showcasing the writer/producer/singer/rapper/etc’s penchant for dropping Grandaddy wit, down home humor, and dope rhymes heads of any generation can nod to. From Afros To Shelltoes will lace (1)one lucky winner with a copy of the new release.
From Afros To Shelltoes sponsors STIR ( Sounds Thoughts Ideas & Rhymes) feat award winning activist Ed Garnes Jr., E. Period Founder Cocktails, R&B Group Shai, Spoken Word Artist Malcolm Jamal Warner, Vocalist Rhonda Thomas, BET Comedians Corwin O and Mario Tory, Spinxx and many more.
From Afros To Shelltoes play cousin Phonte pulls double duty rapping and crooning on his new single “Not Here Anymore,” feat Elzhi with 9th Wonder on production. The joint can be found on the album Charity Starts At Home to be released via The Foreign Exchange Music/Jamla on September 27, 2011.
Artist/counselor/filmmaker Neycha, whose psycho-educational documentary The ReMixed Mind: Crossfaders, Visionaries and other Revolutionaries [TRM] takes therapy from the couch to masses, has recently wet the whistle of audiences thirsty for her mix of brutal honesty and human transformation by releasing excerpts of her sit down with heady hip hop icon Killer Mike. From freestyle sessions on the playgrounds of Collier Heights Elementary School to his activist leanings as a student leader at Frederick Douglass High School, Mike has long represented a combative spirituality fusing hip hop theology with southern fried candor. Peep him break down the politics of fear and expanding personal possibility.
From Afros To Shelltoes will lace two lucky winners with a pair of tickets to Hollalujah: A Comedy Experience (Clean Show)
Friday, August 19, 2011 (Doors open @ 8 pm, show starts @ 9pm). Featuring Jazz Sensation Joey Sommerville, Def Poet Shanelle Gabriel, Bet Comedian Lavar Walker, and many more.