1 Love Festival Night One – Part One : Alter Egos / Dasan Ahanu & Eloquent Soul / Akilah / Von Vargas

Alter Egos Band was birthed out of Greensboro, North Carolina, in September of 2015, with the intentions of highlighting and showcasing the diverse talents of female entertainers in the city; and breaking barriers to the perceptions of a female-dominated stage presence.

Dasan Ahanu is a poet, cultural organizer, performing artist, and scholar. He is a Southern writer and performing artist who uses storytelling to deepen our understanding and awareness of what’s happening around us. Dasan is a visiting lecturer at UNC-Chapel Hill, an alumnus of Harvard University’s Nasir Jones Fellowship, and the 2023 Piedmont Laureate for poetry.

Akilah Divine is a multi-disciplinary artist; singer, spoken word artist, rapper, and actress who was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. Her hit single “TRIBE” was accepted as an Official Selection in 14 film festivals and won four Best Music Video awards.

Von Vargas is a multi-faceted Award-winning Music Creator. He is a Hip Hop artist, multi-genre music producer, songwriter, DJ and fashion innovator.