We are pleased to announce the BATTLE OF THE BANDS finalists! These top 16 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! We would like to publicly congratulate these bands on their hard work and integrity throughout the voting process, and look forward to the hard-hitting show to follow. Best of luck to all…Continue
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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More Afropunk Fest dopeness from Stereogum. Their photo gallery showcases the high energy of the 2012 Afropunk Festival, both from performers and the crowd. Click right here for the full slideshow (photos by Greg Cristman). Thanks guys!…Continue
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CALLING ALL PUNK ROCK PURISTS: If you wanna see more Punk Rock on Afropunk, if you're in an Afropunk punk rock band, send us what's happening in your town to email@example.com, to be featured on afropunk.com. Talk to you soon!…Continue
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Woo! Thanks so much to everyone at Verbicide Magazine. Those four photo galleries of the Afropunk Fest 2012 are just banging. From the Live performances to great shots of (our favorite part) the crowd. Check the slideshows here (Day 1),…Continue
Hey AP fashion heads! Heard of the documentary Versailles '73 (see info below)? We have 3 pairs of tix for the screening tomorrow in NY at the IFC Center at 2:40pm. The first 3 people who email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with "Versailles '73" in the subject get a pair of tickets. Ready, set, go!
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Big big Thank You to Brooklyn Vegan for posting so many cool pictures of the Afropunk Festival 2012. The bands, the audience, skaters, BMX riders shine! Click here to check out the full gallery (photos by Gretchen Robinette).…Continue
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Spin.com says: "The eighth annual Afropunk Festival is the only music festival in America that truly understands just who invented rock'n'roll." Yeah baby. Thanks guys for the dope photo gallery. Click here to see all the pics, taken by photographer Matt Ellis.…Continue
Amazing pictures of the 2012 Afropunk Fest are pouring in. We'd like to thank all the photographers and media outlets who are helping us spread the madness to the world. Below are some dope pics from TimeOut NY (taken by wagz2it), please visit their website here for the full slideshow!
Dopeness alert! Afropunk fam, we have a real treat for ya: win a pair of VIP tix to the taping of W. Kamau Bell's hilarious Chris Rock produced series (FX). Taping is in New York. " In 'Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell', Bell dissects a multitude of topics including politics, pop culture, race, religion, and the media. The series features his commentary along with features from other contributors and sketch comedy."
First come first served baby, email us at…
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Did you get the latest remixes for underground artist Zebra Katz' anthem 'Ima Read' (featuring rapper Njena Reddd Foxxx and released on Diplo's Mad Decent's Jeffree's Imprint)? They're as cunty as the original, and they're FREE. Grab your mp3 below for the Paul Devro remix + bonus: the Mao remix. You're welcome, bitch. :-* - Lou C-D…Continue
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Jack Davey, lead singer of duo J*DaVeY, announced that she'll be releasing a solo EP called 'L0-F!' "The 5 song A & B side effort 'L0-F!' features Jack Davey in a raw, bluesy light which is evident from the EP's first official offering, 'Howl At The Moon'." The track is inspired by Iggy Pop and Betty Davis, no less... Stream it below…Continue
THE COUNTDOWN IS ON! AFROPUNK FEST 2012 IS MERE WEEKS AWAY! You already know we’ve got the legendary ERYKAH BADU featuring the Cannabinoids. You know about JANELLE MONAE and SPANK ROCK. You may probably perhaps even know about TORO Y MOI, DAS RACIST and BAD RABBITS, but we weren’t done. We just added TV ON THE RADIO, FLATBUSH ZOMBIES, PURPLE FERDINAND and MORE! Check out the full extended lineup at afropunkfest.com. oh no we…Continue
Woo! Stream The @Noisettes' show on the BT River of Music Africa Stage, honey bunny.
You can watch the FULL set now at http://thespace.org/items/e0000lg2. "The BT River of Music event, a celebration of global music, took place in London at six venues on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July."…
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Hey Afropunkz and Afropunkettes! Do you use Instagram? Meet us there @AFROPUNK so you can keep up with our whereabouts and the dope people we meet along the way. Instagram ain't seen it yet, honey!…
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