Articles tagged with: Shannon McCollum
Soul of Soul: Capturing A Movement
by Shannon McCollum
October 13, 2013 to November 9, 2013
Famed visual artist Shannon McCollum, dubbed the “Gordon Parks of Hip Hop” by From Afros To Shelltoes founder Ed Garnes, debuts a solo exhibition at the Rialto Center.
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.
From Afros To Shelltoes is your one stop shop for all things progressive and universally cool. Enjoy this ultra exclusive World Premiere of Cody ChesnuTT’s “Do Better To The Young” shot and directed by Shannon McCollum (The Gordon Parks of Hip Hop) for Same Camera Different Eye.
photo:Shannon McCollum Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and record producer Raphael Saadiq has announced the release of his fifth studio album Stone Rollin’ on March 22, 2011 on Columbia Records.
On this Election Day 2010, Bilal teams up with French director Mikael Colombu to bring you “Robots”. Come along and join us on this multi-media journey as we see the world of politics through Bilal’s eyes. Mikael’s ability to translate Bilal’s words into imagery, gives us a chance to properly reflect on his ideology of modern times. Photo Credit: Shannon McCollum
As Columbia Records’ promotional machine revved up for Wake Up, John Legend managed to squeeze some time out of his busy schedule and settle down for an interview with Clayton Perry – reflecting on childhood inspirations, America’s “invisible” population, and members of the Roots collective.
Fahamu Pecou, Killer Mike, Neycha, and Shannon McCollum will question, comment and dialogue about the popularization of certain trends and social behaviors celebrated within black male culture such as “saggin”. They will discuss the inherent social commentary made by this fashion statement as well as the proliferation of celebrated negative behaviors within black male youth culture.
Ed Garnes laments the break up of hip hop collective Little Brother.
Another benefactor of the post Badu renaissance, D.C. native YahZarah’s live show is a hybrid of Tina Turner’s sensuality and Parliament’s funky freedom.With enough sista girl fire to ignite a new generation of soul mammas, play cousin Phonte and Nicolay of The Foreign Exchange Music give YahZarah the sonic freedom to take her rightful place amongst the greatest soul divas of our day with her upcoming release The Ballad Of Purple Saint James. Peep her new single.
Award winning writer, activist, and counselor Edward M. Garnes, Jr., founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, brings his “Sweet Tea Ethics” to an uncensored documentary film entitled The reMixed Mind: Crossfaders, Visionaries & other Revolutionaries starring Joi Gilliam, stic man( dead prez), Killa Mike, Dionne Farris Jason Orr, Shannon McCollum, Lil John Roberts, Fahamu Pecou, DJ Kemit, Rich Medina, Ndea Davenport, and others.
In the debut episode of Sweet Tea Ethics, Ed Garnes, Dr. Cornel West, and Clifton West challenge Obama’s presidential policies for everyday people, drop science on political pimps, and question priorities of black leaders in high places.