In a far reaching conversation with award winning writer Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, Jason Orr , founder of FunkJazz Kafe’, discusses black cultural evolution, Prince, Trayvon Martin, and computers stealing Donny Hathaway’s vibe.
Edward M. Garnes, Jr. coined Anthony David “the Bill Withers of hip-hop soul” well over a decade ago. In the time following his penning of David’s print debut, the respected scribe and genre-blurring soul man have forged a bond based on mutual respect and a deep love of the arts. Now, the talented artists are joining forces for an unabashed series of campus dialogues entitled Sweet Tea Ethics. Specifically targeting college students, the interactive sessions will confront hot bed issues and also feature lively freestyles on topics posed by audience members. Official tour dates TBA.
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Join Atlanta Contributors for an engaging discussion on the state of Black Relationships
Our friends at The Foreign Exchange continue their historic contributions to feel good music. “The Train feat. Sy Smith” is taken from Zo!’s upcoming release ManMade, in stores May 21 on +FE Music. The sophomore release from producer/keyboardist Zo! of The Foreign Exchange’s +FE Music family includes appearances from Phonte, Eric Roberson, Sy Smith, Jeanne Jolly, Carmen Rodgers, Anthony David and more.