Spectacles’ 31st Anniversary Show
at The Carr Center
Detroit, MI | July 14, 2015
Collective Peace featuring Amp Fiddler & Zo!
LaDarrel “SaxAppeal” Johnson – Saxophone
Ideeyah – Vocals
Kristopher Jahi Crosby – Keys
Kamau Inaede – Bass
Marcus Douglas – Drums
Zo! – Keys
Amp Fiddler – Vocals/Keytar
Photos by Tyler Plaxco
Zo! & Amp Fiddler (Photo by Tafari K. Stevenson-Howard)
Should she stay or go?
Zana Smith from Spectacles, the small, popular hip-hop fashion store, wasn’t that worried when she was told last month she had 30 days to vacate her downtown Detroit space (the building had been sold). Smith even hosted a party Tuesday celebrating 31 years in business. “Everyone has been so supportive,” she says. “We’ve had amazing offers to open up shop in spaces all over Metro Detroit. It’s a good feeling to see how supportive our community can be.” About 100 guests showed up to the party and were treated to a concert by Collective Peace featuring two native Detroiters, Amp Fiddler and Zo!. Guests were asked to wear their “Soul Detroit” T-shirts (a Spectacles exclusive). DJ Dez played the evening out with dance music as people shopped until 10 p.m. The kicker: Smith reports that the building’s new owners said they will present a “simple lease” to her in the next week or so. So yes, perhaps she will stay.