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RSVP for AFROPUNK Fest 2014 + Fast Passes Available!‏

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,…

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Added by AFROPUNK on July 9, 2014 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Red Bull Sound Select Presents New York: Curated by AFROPUNK July 15 in BK!

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.

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Added by AFROPUNK on July 7, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Join THIRTEEN and AFROPUNK on July 9 for our online interactive screening of "Freedom Riders"

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.

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Added by AFROPUNK on July 7, 2014 at 3:13pm — No Comments

AFROPUNK Festival 2014 Line-Up Announced!

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,…

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Added by AFROPUNK on June 25, 2014 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Join THIRTEEN and AFROPUNK on June 11 for our online interactive screening of 'Cab Calloway: Sketches'

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.

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Added by AFROPUNK on June 10, 2014 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

AFROPUNK Battle Of The Bands 2014 finalists!

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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Added by AFROPUNK on June 9, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Join THIRTEEN and AFROPUNK on May 14 for our online interactive screening of "Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin."

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.

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Added by AFROPUNK on May 13, 2014 at 1:20pm — 4 Comments

AFROPUNK Festival 2014 Dates Announced! + Info For Festival Goers, Bands, Vendors, Volunteers

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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Added by AFROPUNK on February 28, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

AFROPUNK Fest 2013 Photo Recap by Whosthefreshest.com

More dope images from AFROPUNK Fest 2013 are coming in! Whosthefreshest.com captured some of YOU in the photo series they recently published. And we must say, you look FLY! :)…

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Added by AFROPUNK on October 9, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

AFROPUNK Fest's Banging Line-Up Announced! + RSVP Info

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,…

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Added by AFROPUNK on July 9, 2013 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Join The AFROPUNK Street Team Now!

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…

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Added by AFROPUNK on July 5, 2013 at 9:08am — No Comments

Subscribe To The New AFROPUNK Channel on Youtube

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…

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Added by AFROPUNK on June 26, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

AFROPUNK PICTURES PRESENTS: The Triptych at The Philadelphia Museum of Art



Afropunk Triptych

On JUNE 12th @ Philadelphia Museum of Art, AFROPUNK Pictures presents The Triptych, in association with…

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Added by AFROPUNK on May 23, 2013 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

AFROPUNK Battle Of The Bands 2013

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…

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Added by AFROPUNK on May 20, 2013 at 1:30pm — 8 Comments

2013 AFROPUNK SUMMER INTERNSHIPS - APPLICATIONS DUE MAY 15

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.…

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Added by AFROPUNK on April 12, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Advertising on Afropunk.com

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…

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Added by AFROPUNK on March 6, 2013 at 10:40am — 4 Comments

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

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…

Added by AFROPUNK on January 21, 2013 at 4:46pm — 2 Comments

Free Download: Fela Kuti Mixtape/Audio Doc

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…

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Added by AFROPUNK on November 2, 2012 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Afropunk Festival 2012: Thanks to Prefix For Their Photo Recap!

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 …

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Added by AFROPUNK on September 19, 2012 at 5:33am — No Comments

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