Afropunk

Afropunk Fest Brings The Freedom, Fashion And Funk To Brooklyn

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Afropunk’s eleventh annual festival arrived to Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park this past weekend, bringing top tier musicians and sparking timely discussions. Vibrant outfits, face paint, Afrocentric patterns and even clothing declaring that black lives matter and denouncing racism and Donald Trump were on full display. Saturday’s lineup included performances from New York City-based artists like Princess […]

MAVENS: A Conversation with The Ladies behind Red Bull’s Beautiful New Series

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Last month marked the launch of one of Red Bull’s latest offerings, a three-part web series surrounding the inspiring narratives of three powerful women making significant marks in the realms of entertainment and the arts. Following music industry pioneer and AFROPUNK partner Jocelyn Cooper, Tom Tom Magazine founder Mindy Abovitz, and global street artist Magda […]

Lion Babe, Tyler, the Creator, and More Captivate the Masses at Afropunk Atlanta 2016

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Pictured above: Lion Babe performs at Afropunk Atlanta 2016 (Photo courtesy of Mike G [@24bucks]). No Racism. No Sexism. No Trumpism. A few words from the weekend’s affirmation during Atlanta’s AFROPUNK celebrations this year. Advertisement Equipped with an atmosphere draped in the beautiful aroma of melanin and good vibes, artists including the likes of Tyler, the Creator, Goldlink, […]

Grace Jones To Headline Afropunk London In Replacement Of M.I.A.

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After all the controversy over artist M.I.A. being taken off as the headlining performer for Afropunk London, it looks like the festival will be adding an epic new performer to the line-up. No stranger to the Afropunk festival, legendary model and artist Grace Jones has been chosen to headline the London leg of the event. Having […]