Afropunk Festival 2017 Lineup Includes Solange, Kaytranada, Thundercat, Nao, Sampha, Soul II Soul, More [UPDATE]
Afropunk has announced the lineup for its flagship festival in Brooklyn. This year’s iteration will feature a stage curated by Solange’s Saint Heron label that includes Sampha, Thundercat, and KING. Kaytranada will also curate his own stage, which is set to feature Nao, Seattle producer Sango, the Cool Kids, and J Rocc & Karriem Riggins.
The other announced acts include SZA, Soul II Soul, serpentwithfeet, Gary Clark Jr, Michael Kiwanuka, Macy Gray, Willow Smith, Dizzee Rascal, and Princess Nokia. Afropunk says on its Facebook page that more headliners will be announced. This year’s festival will take place on August 26-27.
Update (August 1, 2:30 p.m. ET): In addition to the Saint Heron-curated festival stage, Solange herself will perform at Afropunk Brooklyn 2017, the festival announced today. She’ll headline the first night, Saturday, August 26. See the complete lineup here.