Dayum! Cee Lo Green, Janelle Monae, Fishbone, Santigold, Toro Y Moi, Res, Joi, Toshi Reagon, Ninjasonik, Cerebral Ballzy, Straight Line Stitch, Gordon Voidwell, Reggie Watts, Joe Jordans Experiment, Rocky Business, and more to be announced. The line-up of this year's Afro-punk Festival is killer!
*Just added: Gym Class Heroes, Das Racist, Kenna, Tamar-kali, Bad Rabbits, Joe Jordans Experiment, and DJ's Stack-Aly, Jillionaire, Dances with White Girls, D://BOi, dj.shErOck, toni*K!
August 27-28 in Brooklyn, New York (Commodore Barry Park). You know you don't want to miss this one, kiddos. And it's FREE too! But wait, there's more in store:
- the Nike Battle For the Streets Skate and BMX Competition, featuring some of the nation's top amateur skaters and BMX riders such as Nigel Sylvester and P-Rod.
- the Afro-Punk Bites&Beats Food Truck Festival (over 20 dope food trucks from the NYC area).
- a custom bike show (dozens of bikes customized by Black riders), which will serve as the backdrop for the Harley Davidson/Denim and Chrome 2012 Calendar photo shoot (photographer Darius Vick will capture bad-ass tattooed beauties)
- The Skate Artwall (an artist will paint over 300 skateboards as part of one large mural)
Phew! Sorry for making you fall off your chairs, but it's for a good cause. See ya there!
- Lou C-D
*The official hotel for the 2011 Afro-punk Festival is nU Hotel in Brooklyn. For a special rate, call (718) 852-8585 or click here to book online (enter Attendee Code: AfroPunk ).*
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