THE FUNK IS BACK! We were stoked to hear some never-before-heard music from LA keytarist/DJ/Producer funk bruh, Dam Funk today! Although Dam has opt'ed out of releasing any free music for a while, you know he wasn't going to leave us hanging for too long. Check this super tight…Continue
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What do you know about Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings? Did you check their new song "Retreat!"? It's a cut off their new album 'Give The People What They Want', to be released August 6th. If you pre-order the album on iTunes you'll get the track "Retreat!" immediately.…Continue
Kelis' track 'Jerk Ribs' that we told you about last week is now available as a free download. It was produced by Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio. Grab it, you know you want it! + her new album is coming out in September on Sitek's label Federal Prism.
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“Spreading the Dance/Rock/Electro/House Hybrid - One Toe At A Time.”…
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Watch Watch K-OS perform "Try Again" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Fallon is one of the best late night shows out there with young and interesting guest, THE ROOTS Crew is the house band, and they always have the best musical guests. Toronto multi-talent K-OS…Continue
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A message from The Connectors to all members of Afro Punks In Europe on AFRO-PUNK!
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Give it up for the OGs! It's getting jazzy, funky and bluesy in here with 'Back To The Dark Side Of The Moon: A 40th Anniversary Tribute' to Pink Floyd's seminal album, a project directed by Melvin Gibbs - founding member of the Black Rock Coalition, Punk Funk All-Stars, etc. It features dope vocalists & musicians such as Nona Hendryx, Bernard Fowler (who's worked with The Rolling Stones for over 25 years), Corey Glover (Living Colour), and more. Check out some intense…Continue
it's looking like the rumors are true, Kelis will be returning this year to drop off a pair of albums. and now after three years of being off the radar, Ms. bossy is back. 'Jerk Ribs', also known as 'Call On Me' is a smooth and catchy tune, produced by Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio. Nice look! check it out…
A peak into the totally rad life of AFROPUNK Rock Goddess, Militia in her ROCK GODDESS RECAP. In this installment Militia is just, YA KNOW, having a slice of pizza with Depeche Mode, NBD.
by MilitiA, AFROPUNK Rock Goddess…
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Cee-Lo reportedly said that the new Goodie Mob album will be like "Public Enemy on acid". 'Age Against the Machine' is the band's first album in 9 years and will be released on June 18. Are you looking forward to the release?…Continue
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if you're familiar with Stones Throw Records, you may have thrashed once or twice to mix-master CX Kidtronik. If you're familiar with thrashing in general, CX is relevant to your interests. His latest "little diddy" of a facemelter "Locked In" is manic and…Continue
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We were pumped fro K-OS's latest release "Black on Blonde" and he keeps bringing the hits! Here's a tasty one featuring ya boy…Continue
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Well it's about time we got a Black Thought solo album. The Roots emcee, Tariq Trotter, has won Grammy's with the legendary Roots crew and has always been under-rated as one of the coldest emcee, probably ever (shots fired.) and now it's time to prove it. Trotter is finally…Continue
Don't be sour today, be in LOVE today! If you need someone to love, let it be from Andre 3000 as he sends groovy shoutout of LOVE to you. Go ahead and print out these awesome valentines day cards for everyone you love. Remember, this is the dude who wrote the…Continue
We all know Fela was a punk in spirit, but what if he actually made punk rock? Osekre and the Lucky Bastards takes Afrobeat, indie, punk, ska, and rockabilly, throws them in a blender and the glorious mess that comes out is their latest track “Why Are You Here?”.…Continue
What woman doesn't like to hear that her man loves her? Well ladies, here's a black man that LooOoves you! Stars in our eyes from the wise words from Yumii of NY punk/alt band The Breathing Light. Punk Love, the realest love.