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Bonita Appleblunt

Bonita Appleblunt is a DJ and Audio Pro, originally from Ohio, currently working and making soundwaves in Chicago. They are the resident DJ for AMFM, where they got their start DJing at AMFM’s monthly music and art showcase The Jazz Series. They have played at numerous locations around Chicago including The Promontory, SOHO House, and The Empty Bottle, among many other spots around the city. They specialize in exploring the lineage and inspiration of modern and underground music genres with their African roots.


Attention all rebels, misfits, and non-conformists! It’s time to mark your calendars because AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023 is coming. Get ready for an unapologetically fierce celebration of black culture and music, taking place on August 26th and 27th.



Thank you for your interest in covering AFROPUNK Brooklyn: Circus of Soul. Please visit the link below for more information and to apply for media accreditation this year. This form must be completed by August 15th.

Please contact with any questions.