Articles tagged with: Phonte
FunkJazz Kafe’ Founder Jason Orr Talks Evolution, Trayvon Martin, and Computers Stealing Donny Hathaway’s Vibe
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.
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.
The Foreign Exchange continues their electric soul parade with the single “So What If It Is” off their +FE Music: The Reworks remix compilation dropping February 26, 2013. Phonte continues his “carpe diem” crooning on the 80′sesque sonic. Soul architects Nicolay, Zo!, 4hero, The Randy Watson Experience (?uestlove & James Poyser), Focus…, Tall Black Guy, Pirahnahead, and more on production.
Grammy nominated soul man Phonte details the makings of a romantic night, charm and wit included, with CARLITTA DURAND riding shot gun on the new single “Gonna Be A Beautiful Night” from his solo release Charity Starts At Home.
From Afros To Shelltoes play cousin Phonte continues his slap stick ways in his latest video featuring fellow rhyme slayer Median.
From Afros To Shelltoes play cousin Phonte releases a new video for the joint “Dance In The Reign” culled from the grown man anthem Charity Starts Home, his solo release on The Foreign Exchange Music.
From Afros To Shelltoes continues cool collaborations with our play cousins by presenting the Authenticity Tour of Grammy nominated outfit The Foreign Exchange (Phonte & Nicolay)– feat Zo!, Sy Smith, and Jeanne Jolly –on November 9, 2011 7pm at The Masquerade (695 North Ave N.E., Atlanta). From Afros To Shelltoes will lace (3 ) lucky winners with a pair of tickets to the concert.
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 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.
Our play cousins The Foreign Exchange have released their video for “The Last Fall”. Film scores are truly in their future.
Fresh from our play cousin Phonte (The Foreign Exchange) From Afros To Shelltoes hits you upside the head with a new exclusive. This funky single comes courtesy of multi-instrumentalist ZO! whose album Sunstorm rises July 27, 2010 on The Foreign Exchange Music imprint. The joint features grammy nominated soulman Eric Roberson, choir boy crooner Darien Brockington, and spit fire specialist Rapper Big Pooh.
As you ponder the perfect jams for the cookout at Craig’s house or the remedy to chase the “over due bill blues” away, we have the perfect soundtrack for all occasions. In support of The Foreign Exchange show May 21 @ The Masquerade (Atlanta, GA), From Afros To Shelltoes (FATS) will lace two (2) lucky winners with the following FATS Prize Packs courtesy of our play cousins at The Foreign Exchange Music.