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Fahamu Pecou Presents GRAV·I·TY Dedicated To Charles Nelson

November 14, 2014 – 11:09 am |

In exhibition GRAV·I·TY, Fahamu Pecou uses the trend of “saggin” (the style which sees young men wearing pants well below their waist) as an allegory to talk about Black male mobility and agency.

LOVE AYO Benefit Concert Hosted by Anthony David Fahamu Pecou

May 21, 2014 – 9:45 pm |

Grammy Nominated soul man Anthony David and award winning visual artist Fahamu Pecou host a benefit showcase for Ayodele Murphy.

Fahamu Pecou Presents All Dat Glitters Aint Goals

September 30, 2013 – 2:41 pm |

A3C, Fahamu Pecou Art, Flux Projects and High Gravity Hip Hop present ALL DAT GLITTERS AINT GOALS. After critically acclaimed presentations in New York, South Carolina, Austin & Houston, TX, ADG premieres for the first time in ATLANTA! This event will feature the art and the first ever LIVE PERFORMANCE of music from the EP!

Grammy Nominated Artist Anthony David Joins Ed Garnes Sweet Tea Ethics College Tour

June 17, 2013 – 3:38 pm |

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.

Fahamu Pecou presents HEIR CONDITIONING

June 14, 2013 – 9:47 am |

Fahamu Pecou presents “HEIR CONDITIONING” featuring stic.man of dead prez and Okorie Johnson on cello. The latest single from Pecou’s ALL DAT GLITTERS AINT GOALS The EP (Produced by ILLASTRATE): celebrates Black fathers and sons, an image often overlooked and under-acknowledged in society.

Fahamu Pecou Native Sun

November 7, 2012 – 3:28 pm |

Sumter County Gallery Of Art Presents Native Sun: Fahamu Pecou 2009-Now.

Ed Garnes Joins Michael Jackson Before He Was King Race Identity Panel NBAF

June 29, 2012 – 6:14 pm |
Ed Garnes Joins Michael Jackson Before He Was King Race Identity Panel NBAF

Ed Garnes, Founder of From Afros To Shelltoes recruited some of his artsy crew for a power panel as music/culture insiders use the images of Todd Gray, The King of Pop’s personal photographer from 1979-1984, to examine race and identity in the life of legend Michael Jackson. Featured panelists include Sheila Pree Bright (artist/panel moderator), Erin Harper (pop culture writer), Fahamu Pecou (visual performance artist/cultural critic).

Fahamu Pecou If Heaven Had Heights

March 19, 2012 – 12:48 am |

In 2011, Fahamu Pecou began developing the next phase of this body of work under the title “If Heaven had Heights..”. “If Heavens…” looks at the faulty media representations of masculinity projected at young black males. The works in this series, which include; paintings, drawings, experimental animations, video and performance, challenge popular constructs of black masculinity as seen in contemporary music, film and other forms of entertainment.

Killer Mike Fahamu Pecou Summon Henry Ossawa Tanner On Rap Music Album Cover

February 15, 2012 – 4:08 pm |

In an exclusive interview with From Afros To Shelltoes, Killer Mike and Fahamu Pecou explain how their artistic love fest will change the game.

Ed Garnes CNN Money Contributor Clyde Anderson Talk Rising Sons Lounge

February 8, 2012 – 8:30 pm |

Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes and CNN Money Contributor Clyde Anderson discuss the importance of Rising Sons Lounge to the city of Atlanta. http://risingsonslounge.tumblr.com

Fahamu Pecou Presents Yo Karaoke Soul Train Tribute

February 6, 2012 – 11:14 pm |

Fahamu Pecou presents another funky good time with Yo Karaoke’s Soul Train Tribute Wednesday February 8, 2012 at Atlanta’s Pal’s Lounge (254 Auburn Ave).

Fahamu Pecou Petition Demands Red Tails Partial Revenues Be Invested In HBCUs

January 23, 2012 – 4:19 pm |
Fahamu Pecou Petition Demands Red Tails Partial Revenues Be Invested In HBCUs

Fahamu Pecou, acclaimed artist and culture critic has issued a petition to George Lucas and LUCASFILM to demand that proceeds from the recent release, “Red Tails” be donated to radio/film/television departments at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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