AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2022 TO EXCLUSIVELY LIVESTREAM FESTIVAL ON TWITCH
August 22, 2022
AFROPUNK is again teaming up with Twitch as the official live stream partner for AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2022. The upcoming Brooklyn festival is AFROPUNK’s first event in its hometown since 2019, and the two-day show will air live exclusively on the AFROPUNK Twitch channel to a worldwide audience. AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2022 happens on September 10th-11th in Commodore Barry Park. FX’s Atlanta will sponsor the exclusive livestream on Twitch, and is presenting a custom “Black Excellence Is” segment that will profile the AFROPUNK community – from artists to in-person attendees to festival staff – on their definition of Black Excellence. Twitch viewers can tune into the series during a custom segment within the AFROPUNK live streams on Twitch. FX’s Atlanta’s fourth and final season premieres on Thursday, September 15 at 10pm ET/PT on FX and streams the next day on Hulu.
Beyond the headliners, AFROPUNK Brooklyn brings a group of game-changing artists looking to make a statement at AFROPUNK. Notable big names on the lineup include Lucky Daye, Freddie Gibbs, Tierra Whack, and Earl Sweatshirt, who performs at his first AFROPUNK since reuniting with Tyler, The Creator and Syd at AFROPUNK 2016.
Prior to the festival, AFROPUNK will host a pre-shows on Twitch. Titled “HELLLOOO BROOKLYN!!!!,” the pre-show will provide an inside look and first impression of what’s in store for AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2022. Hosted by Diana Doowop, Chozan Behn, and Aaron Sanford, and with live music by Chozan Behn and Thunderous Knight, the “HELLLOOO BROOKLYN!!!!” episode will offer exclusive announcements, interactive elements, giveaways, and much more. Tune in for the episode on 8/25 at 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET, to join AFROPUNK on the road to Brooklyn.
Viewers interested in watching the AFROPUNK Brooklyn stream can follow https://www.twitch.tv/afropunk for a real-time festival experience.
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