We are excited to kickoff another year of live music, vibrant art and good vibes! As you know, this year's AFROPUNK Fest lineup includes D'Angelo, Lianne La Havas, Body Count, Trash Talk, Meshell Ndegeocello, Straight Line Stitch, Shabazz Palaces, SZA, The Internet,…Continue
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Red Bull Sound Select presents New York: curated by AFROPUNK! Join us on July 15 at 8pm at Rough Trade in Brooklyn to catch performances by SZA, Princess Nokia, Denitia and Sene, and Cakes Da Killa. 18+. Important: these events are first come first served. Arrive early for a better chance of admission.Continue
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Save the date! Join THIRTEEN, AFROPUNK and Black Public Media on Wednesday July 9 at 8pm EST as we present our free online interactive screening of 'Freedom Riders'. Post your thoughts and questions during the screenings or anytime on Twitter with #afropunkwnet.Continue
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We TOLD you you wouldn't want to miss this year's AFROPUNK Fest! Check out what we have in store for you!
2014 lineup includes D'Angelo, Lianne La Havas, Body Count, Trash Talk, Meshell Ndegeocello, Straight Line Stitch, Shabazz Palaces, SZA, The Internet, Fishbone, Valerie June, Alice Smith, Cold Specks, Unlocking The Truth, Cakes Da Killa, Denitia and Sene, Gordon Voidwell, The Tontons, Clipping,…
Cab Calloway was a true music and dance pioneer! Join THIRTEEN and AFROPUNK on Wednesday June 11 at 7pm EST as we present our online interactive screening of 'Cab Calloway: Sketches'. Post your thoughts and questions during the screenings or anytime on Twitter with #afropunkwnet.
We are pleased to announce the 2014 BATTLE OF THE BANDS finalists! These top 17 bands will battle it out at FREECANDY in Brooklyn, NY on June 24 - 27 and at the finale on July 10 for a chance to win a slot at AFROPUNK 2014! …
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Save the date! Join THIRTEEN and AFROPUNK on Wednesday May 14 as we present our online interactive screening of "Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin." Post your thoughts and questions during the screenings or anytime on Twitter with #afropunkwnet.
AFROPUNK FEST 2014 is right around the corner! We're bringing you another weekend of music, food, fun and beautiful people August 23rd and August 24th 2014 at Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, NY. Want to know who’s performing before everyone else? Sign up.
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Time for your yearly AFROPUNK extravaganza in Brooklyn! AFROPUNK FEST is back August 24th and 25th in Commodore Barry Park with a banging line-up: Chuck D & DJ Lord, ?uestlove, DEATH, The Heavy, Trash Talk, Danny Brown, Saul Williams, Theophilus London, Vintage Trouble, The London Souls, The Coup, Mykki Blanco, K-OS, Big Freedia, Rye Rye, LE1F, Jean Grae, CX KiDTRONiK, The Dust Rays, The Skins, Meatloaf Muzik,…Continue
Want to be a part of the dopest festival this summer? AFROPUNK is looking for a solid and motivated team to promote AFROPUNK Fest 2013 in the NYC area for the month of July and August. This is a fun and exciting opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of New York City and its concert and event scene. We will be offering an hourly stipend for those promoting. Promoting includes going to events, stores, and engaging festival goers with your energy, charisma, and…Continue
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AFROPUNK.com has been a cornerstone of alternative culture for the last 10 years. Our annual celebration, AFROPUNK Fest brings together over 60,000 attendees in one weekend to Brooklyn, NY. We will be re-launching our YouTube channel, AFROPUNK TV during AFROPUNK Fest 2013 on August…Continue
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On JUNE 12th @ Philadelphia Museum of Art, AFROPUNK Pictures presents The Triptych, in association with…
We are pleased to announce the BATTLE OF THE BANDS finalists! These top 20 bands will BATTLE IT OUT at Freecandy in Brooklyn, NY June 3-6 for a chance to play the final 4 and win a slot at AFROPUNK FEST 2013! + GRAND FINALE on June 14. Join us! (doors at 7pm)
We would like to publicly congratulate these bands on their hard work and integrity throughout the voting process, and look forward to…
AFROPUNK is looking for energetic, motivated and skilled interns who can work a flexible schedule (approximately 15 – 20 hours a week). Normal business hours are from 10:00am – 6:00pm, occasional odd hour work or weekend duties. Office is located in Brooklyn, NY.…Continue
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Hello AFROPUNK Family,
We would like to talk to you about the fact that after 10 years going ad-free, we are going to put some advertising on afropunk.com in order to help cover the costs of sustaining the company, keeping the website online, offering you great content and of course creating…
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Today we remember Dr. King on inauguration day of Barack Obama. The crowds today are similar to Dr. Kings 'March on Washington' crowd showing the significance of Dreams coming to pass. How do YOU think we can continue to evolve and develop Dr. Kings dream in current…
A special trick AND treat: “Fela Kuti + Ginger Baker: LIVE! Remixed” (free download below), produced by Teck-Zilla of Nigerian artist collective Str8buttah.
Here's the skinny: “Inspired by the urgency and need to share Fela's legacy from a Nigerian's point of view,” Teck-Zilla combines snippets of rare interviews with Fela, Ginger Baker and Fela’s musicians with sound bites and remixes of the live recordings from his 1971 “LIVE!” album, which featured Africa70 and Ginger…
We're still buzzing from all the madness at this year's Afropunk Festival. And we're always excited to check out new pics. Prefix published two galleries of the Fest and we'd like to say a big 'Thank You' to them. Gallery for Day 1 is here and Day 2 is …Continue
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