Solange Shares Message About “Complicated” Health Issue, Cancels Afropunk Performance

Solange shared a revealing statement on Instagram explaining why she won't be able to perform at the Afropunk festival in Johannesburg, South Africa on New…
Maggie Serota / December 27, 2017

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,…
Brian Josephs / April 6, 2017

Afropunk Responds to Controversy Surrounding M.I.A.’s Black Lives Matter Comments

Afropunk is getting ready to hold its first festival in London and it's already dealing with a social justice flare-up thanks to M.I.A., the scheduled…
Brian Josephs / June 23, 2016

D’Angelo and Ice-T Electrify 2014’s Afropunk Festival

This weekend's edition of Brooklyn's Afropunk Festival brought out big guns like the recently resurfaced D'Angelo, ?uestlove, occasional Willow Smith duet partner SZA, Trash Talk,…
Brennan Carley / August 26, 2014

Afropunk 2014 Lineup: D’Angelo, Body Count, Shabazz Palaces, More

The Afropunk Festival will come to Brooklyn once again this year, running August 23 - 24 at Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene. And as always, the lineup…
Olivia Forman / June 25, 2014

Chuck D to Perform Public Enemy’s ‘Fear of a Black Planet’ as Afropunk Festival’s Headliner

Chuck D will headline this year's Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn, performing Public Enemy's classic 1990 album Fear of a Black Planet in full with DJ…
Kyle McGovern / July 9, 2013
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