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Songs to Invoke Peace

Episode 32
Songs to Invoke Peace

No person is an island, neither in success or defeat, neither in tragedy or joy. We are inherently social animals, and peace should be a baseline of our existence, rather than a mere goal for which we strive. Therefore, we should not be passive.


Guest Performers
Abe Fogle — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

Abe Fogle has been touring with various artists for more than 25 years. His heart-felt backbeat and "shake-your-body" groove have been heard and danced to all over the world with Rob Thomas, Alex Bugnon, Kelis, D'Angelo, Kool and the Gang, and Guy.

Biography Events Profiles

Freddie Jackson — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

Freddie Jackson is an American soul singer. Among his well-known hits are "Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)", "Have You Ever Loved Somebody", "Jam Tonight", "Do Me Again", and "You Are My Lady".

Biography Events Profiles

Janice Dempsey — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

Janice Dempsey has appeared on countless albums as a featured and background vocalist, writer, arranger, and producer in various genres, including Stevie Wonder, Daryl Hall, Smokey Robinson, Mick Jagger, Chaka Khan, Melba Moore, Freddie Jackson, and SWV.

Biography Events Profiles

Mr. Every Day — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

Mr. Every Day came into the world by way of a Cherokee Indian mother and a Bahamian father. At the age of three, Mr. Every Day toured with Stevie Wonder and his godfather Gil Scott-Heron, who was the first recording artist signed by Clive Davis.

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Preview Performers
CR Capers — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Film

CR Capers is the Founder and CEO of the award-winning Hip Hop Film Festival, named "Best of the Fests" for 2016. Her radio show and podcast, "Why You Mad Son?", has over three million listeners worldwide and boasts a legion of loyal fans.

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Chris Jasper — Photo Credit: Shefik

Photo Credit: Shefik

Music

Chris Jasper is a former member of The Isley Brothers and Isley-Jasper-Isley, and is responsible for writing and producing the majority of The Isley Brothers music and Isley-Jasper-Isley music. He is also an Inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Last Updated: July 8, 2021

About 'Shefik presents Invocation'

Aptly titled "Shefik presents Invocation", the nationally-syndicated radio show is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. The show is currently broadcast on 23 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States. Each one-hour episode, executive-produced and hosted by media personality Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point (chosen by Shefik), along with an accompanying playlist of songs (curated by Shefik), encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact. Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on the weekly topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The radio show's online hub at invocation.co serves as a conduit for discussion of the show, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content. The journey continues right here and everywhere.