Afropunk

Afropunk 2018 Lineups

Afropunk is one of the few festivals around that still feels like it has an actual point of view behind it, and today, the organizers…
Peter Helman | March 27, 2018 - 7:23 pm

Solange Cancels New Year’s Eve Show, Shares Message About Health Struggle

Solange has cancelled her upcoming New Year's Eve show at Johannesburg's Afropunk Festival, citing health concerns. The musician shared a message with fans over Instagram…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 27, 2017 - 1:33 pm

Afropunk Brooklyn 2017 Lineup

The Brooklyn edition of the Afropunk Festival always boasts one of the most fascinating lineups on the American landscape, and this year looks to be…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2017 - 11:26 am

5 Memorable Moments From Afropunk Brooklyn 2016

Afropunk is beautiful black weirdness, a huge celebration of black creativity that assembles some of the best crowds I have had a privilege of being…
Collin Robinson | August 29, 2016 - 3:24 pm

M.I.A. No Longer Headlining Afropunk London

After M.I.A. was announced as the headliner for the inaugural edition of Afropunk London, the festival faced some backlash for choosing a performer who recently…
James Rettig | July 15, 2016 - 3:55 pm

Following Backlash M.I.A. Says She May Pull Out Of Afropunk Fest

The ever politically-inclined M.I.A. recently spoke her mind about the most prominent musical voices (specifically Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar) in the Black Lives Matter movement…
Collin Robinson | June 20, 2016 - 5:21 pm

Afropunk Brooklyn 2016 Lineup

Afropunk is coming back to Brooklyn for its 12th year this summer. The festival will take place the weekend of 8/27-28 at Fort Greene's Commodore…
Peter Helman | April 19, 2016 - 9:59 am

Afropunk 2014 Lineup

Brooklyn's Afropunk Festival is about to enter its 10th year, and this time around, it'll have its biggest lineup ever. This year's show goes down…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2014 - 10:19 am