Monday, January 05, 2009


Photos by Ma'atology and Lance Omar Thurman (first pic) YOURS TRULY, Ma'at Atkins, was on the scene during Cafe Soul's Farewell Show held at Lucas School House. The venue was closing shop Dec, 31 and move to another location which has yet to be determined. Check out below who performed and attended.

LEFT: Foxy 95 personality DJ Soundz had it crunk downstairs for the party room area.

RIGHT: And DJ Needles had it spun upstairs where the performances took place.

Cafe Soul fave singer Silky Sol was substitute host for half of the show. She started off singing Rufus' "You Got The Love." Coco Soul arrived late due to her rehearsing for her role in the Black Rep's musical," Tell Me Something Good."

Poet/poetry host Abbey spat, "The Truth."

Singer Aloha with her manager Reno. She was slated to perform later that nite.

Coco Soul arriving to the venue and before walking on stage snuck a flick with her sub host, Silky Sol.

Cafe Soul newbie Blue did an acoustic soul number.

Soul sang, Rufus and Chaka's "Ain't Nobody."
Afterwards, she thanked Lucas School House for housing their show and thanked the crowd for supporting them for two and a half years.

Poet Lightnin' was exactly that--lightning!

Singer Teresa Payne (left) performed the audience requested, Beyonce's "Deja Vu" as Soul and Sol sang background.

WHHL 104.1 personality Jamie B taking flicks at the event.

Soul Stylz Jamie Spencer and underground rapper Vandalyzm got the crowd jumpin with their take on John Legend and Andre 3000's hit, "Green Light."

Three STL Movers: Something Blue's Larry Blue, photographer Lance Omar Thurman and rapper Vandalyzm.

Majic 104.9 personality Selena J poses with Thurman during intermission.

Featured artist STL's Bradd Young got the guitar rockin with a great cover of Wyclef Jean's "Gone til November."

Young also performed Al Green's "Love and Happiness" and James Brown's "Sex Machine."

Poet duo Corey Black and Xplicit miked some free style verses.

2007 McDonald's R&B/Soul search winner Justin Hoskins slowed it down with his balladry.

Aloha sang a new song, "Cry Baby," produced by featured Cafe Soul artist Bradd Young.

NOTE: Rapper Black Spade and singer Shaneatha also performed.

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