Live Updates from AFROPUNK Brooklyn
August 27, 2017
We’re live from AFROPUNK Brooklyn! All weekend long keep it locked here while we bring you the sights, sounds, and energy from festival. We’ll be posting exclusive video interviews with your favorite artists, behind the scenes pictures from the event and more!
Feeling refreshed after such an incredible weekend at AFROPUNK Brooklyn.
Genre-bending with Burn.
The Hairstyles of AFROPUNK Illuminate Black Peoples’ Powerful Relationship With Our Hair — Click to read more.
Gitoo gets grimey with Dizzee Rascal.
Whether it’s a ping pong tournament or dance battles, Gitoo is always at the center of the action at AFROPUNK Brooklyn.
It doesn’t get better than this: Anderson.Paak crossing paths with Proteje before he takes the stage.
Festival-favorite Sango talks about his long relationship with AFROPUNK.
Art has always been used to further social movements. The Metropolitan Museum of Art tells us how we can be more involved in creating change.
“WTF is punk?” AFROPUNK bands fight for the genre’s soul, and for our communities.
Kim Drew, Spike Lee and DeWanda Wise chat about the deep connection between movies and music.
A legend among us at the festival.
It’s time to ACTIVATE with Michaela Angela Davis.
Son Little tells us how he overcame self-doubt to share his music with the world.
Blitz the Ambassador looking incredible backstage.
The Cool Kids are back!
We caught up with Kevin Abstract before he hit the stage.
Street artists prove they are still a vital part of our community at AFROPUNK – Click to read more.
Gitoo visits Macy Gray‘s hair braiding salon.
Princess Nokia‘s goddaughter is soooo cute! The rapper killed her set yesterday.
Brooklyn, are you ready for round #2?
These activist organizations are taking over AFROPUNK while changing New York City — Click to read more.
B L A C K I E fuses hip-hop and punk like no other, shutting down the Pink Stage.
As expected, AFROPUNK fest-goers continue to make the best fashion statements. Post your favorite looks below!
Franchesca talks to hardcore band Pure Disgust after their amazing performance!
Nobody dresses better than us.
The Skins tore up their set!
SZA bared it all on the stage. We love her galore.
Shabaka and the Ancestors backstage lookin fly
Jojo Abot talks to Franchesca about her wide ranging influences
Anticipation is through the roof for SZA and Solange 😀
Gitoo chats with the one and only Willow about how she’s using music to raise consciousness.
Festival goers are already outdoing themselves!
The festival is goes back to its roots with the new Pink Stage for punk artists located in the middle of a skate park. Gitoo caught up with Ho99o9 to chat about headlining the new punk stage and their deep connection to AFROPUNK Brooklyn.
Click to hear more from Ho99o9.
All the way from Atlanta, Pay to Cum sat down to chat about their music influences and who they’re most excited to see perform at AFROPUNK Brooklyn. Watch below.
Gitoo caught up with the hilarious ladies of the feminist organization Lady Parts Justice League to ask them six rapid-fire questions. Click play and see what they had to say.