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March 29, 2013 – 12:51 am |

Cascade Patch is doing a 3 part series on black love and in particular, the new book “Where Did Our Love Go.” (edited by Gil Robertson) In the video series, contributors Amy Elisa Keith and Ed Garnes discuss their contributions to the book and some of the over-arching issues the book tackles such as marriage, divorce, and being single.

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Fahamu Pecou From Afros To Shelltoes Host Rising Sons Lounge Freestyle Rap Battle

October 6, 2011 – 2:59 pm |

Fahamu Pecou From Afros To Shelltoes Host Rising Sons Lounge The Art of Freestyle Rap Battle October 8, 2011 4pm @ 50 Upper Alabama St. (Underground Atlanta). Hosted by Ed Garnes Celebrity judges include Moetown Lee( Music Exec/Activist), A. Jermaine Mobley (Hip Hop Producer), Stahhr (Hip Hop Artist/Activist), and more.

Jon Goode Reports Live From Occupy Wall St

September 28, 2011 – 9:52 pm |

Emmy Nominated writer Jon Goode reports live from Occupy Wall St. Support the movement www.occupywallst.org.

Focus F.O.C Experience CD Release Birthday Celebration

September 28, 2011 – 8:41 pm |

Ron “Focus” Manager Presents…The F.O.C Experience CD Release/Birthday Celebration. Featuring Live Performances by:
Spoken Word MC – FOCUS, Soul Vocalist – PHILLIPPIA, Experimental Musician – KEVIN SPEARS, and Comedian – KARLOUS MILLER. Urban Soul DJ’s Nervex, Mark Angel & SW1 on the 1s and 2s.

Hosted by Comedian – KARLOUS MILLER.
Live Band – Urban Soul (Tres Gilbert, KB, Ant Perry, Nakayo)
DJ’s Nervex, Mark Angel & SW1

Ed Garnes Malcolm Jamal Warner Talk Art Community BET @ STIR

September 26, 2011 – 9:49 pm |

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.

Phonte Charity Starts At Home Giveaway

September 25, 2011 – 5:10 pm |

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.

Fahamu Pecou From Afros To Shelltoes Launch Rising Sons Lounge

September 22, 2011 – 5:32 pm |

From September 23rd through October 30th 2011, Award-winning artist and pop culture critic, Fahamu Pecou, will convert a vacated store-front into a thriving art studio/community center featuring music and creativity The Rising Sons Lounge will feature programming developed in collaboration with From Afros to Shelltoes and is part of the City of Altanta’s “Elevate: Art Above Underground” initiative.

Killer Mike Speaks At Troy Davis Rally Jackson GA

September 21, 2011 – 8:51 pm |

From Afros To Shelltoes play cousin and Grammy Award winning artist/activist Killer Mike speaks from the heart at Troy Davis rally in Jackson, GA.

Eric Roberson Mister Nice Guy Album Release Concert ATL

September 15, 2011 – 9:47 am |

B.L.U.E. ERRO SOUL, Urban Architects + Muddy Water Presents: Eric Roberson Live in Concert Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Center Stage (Atlanta).

Fahamu Pecou From Afros To Shelltoes Honor Respect Present Fahamenon 90s Jam

September 3, 2011 – 4:03 pm |

Fahamu Pecou From Afros To Shelltoes Honor Respect Present …A Party 20 Years In the Making!! Something Like a Fahamenon 90s Jam. YEAH BOY!!!

From Afros To Shelltoes Sponsors STIR feat Malcolm Jamal Warner Shai

September 3, 2011 – 3:01 pm |

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.

Phonte Not Here Anymore feat Elzhi prod 9th Wonder

August 24, 2011 – 2:03 am |

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.

Neycha Killer Mike The ReMixed Mind

August 18, 2011 – 8:30 am |

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.

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