After touring with the socially conscious hip-hop group Arrested Development in its mid-'90s heyday, singer/dancer/choreographer Terrie Ajile Axam settled in Atlanta and formed Total Dance Company. Every year now for the past 11, Total Dance has performed its Kwanzaa tribute FUSION: FROM AFRICA TO HIP-HOP. The production, co-written by Axam and Arrested Development frontman Speech, traces African dance's historical and cultural evolution to the beat of master drummer Greyling Oginga Love Fri.-Sun., DEC. 28-30. $15-$25. 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.: TheatreSouth Atlanta, 5355 Hunter Road. Sunday: Booker T. Washington High School Theater, 45 White House Drive. 404-745-9699. www.dancical.net.