Keba Armand Konte was born and raised in San Francisco, has been in Oakland as long. He is an artist, food entrepreneur and community man. His artwork has been published widely and exhibited in museums and galleries internationally. He is the co-founder of Guerilla Cafe, founder of Chasing Lions Cafe and Founder/Roaster for Red Bay Coffee Roasters. In his spare time he enjoys aquaponic gardening, judo and making vegan waffles for his family while listening to ol’ time singer Valerie June.