Articles tagged with: Fahamu Pecou
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” 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.
Sumter County Gallery Of Art Presents Native Sun: Fahamu Pecou 2009-Now.
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).
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.
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, 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 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, 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.
15 Project Spreadlove Mashup Feat Fahamu Pecou DJ Kemit Spry Lee Scott Killer Mike Funnel Cake Flowers
Dec 17: When two dope events collide, the results are damn near unfair. From Afros To Shelltoes play cousins Fahamu Pecou and DJ Kemit present a mashup of Pecou’s late night talk show, The 15 Project, and Kemit’s musical wonderland, Spread Love. Featured guests include Celeb Stylist Spry Lee Scott, Urban Chameleon News Reporter Funnel Cake Flowers, and Rap Icon Killer Mike.
Fahamu Pecou hits folks up side the head with another funky good time. All DAT! and a bag of chips! The PHATTEST JAM since the 90′s is BACK!!! Break out your Triple Fat Goose… throw on some fresh Le Coq Sportif….lace up your TIM BOOTS and get ready to get BUSY!!!! Something Like a FAHAMENON 90′s JAM… The B-SIDE!!! Go..Go!
Fahamu Pecou & Ed Garnes host closing celebration for Rising Sons Lounge, a thriving art studio/community center, featuring Kwanza Hall (Atlanta City Council Commissioner District 2), Clyde Anderson (Financial Lifestyle Coach/CNN Contributor), and Spinxx (Founder, Verbal Slick).