Roommates, I know y’all know that song “If I Ever Fall In Love” by R&B group Shai!! They were one of the hottest groups to come out in the early 90’s. Do you guys remember Garfield? He went on to be a professor at Georgia State University here in Atlanta and is reportedly in school earning a PhD in Educational Policies!
According to I Love Old School Music, “[Garfield] earned his Masters degree in African American Studies at Georgia State in 2012 and later headed a program there called I.C.M.E. (I Create My Experience) that focused on helping Black and Latino males (ages 16-24), understand cultural awareness, digital/media literacy, and helping them counter negative images of men of color in the media.”
You can check out an interview he did at GSU in which he talks about his passion for teaching!
Just so you know, Shai is still performing and Garfield joins original member Darnell and new members Dwayne Jones and George Spencer III. Any new music coming soon? Step into The Shade Room and tell us!
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