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How Festivals Are Striving To Keep Concertgoers Safe, Despite Ongoing COVID-19 Restrictions

Organizers are scaling down in size, implementing CDC guidelines, and finding ways to make sure the shows go on in 2021.

Afropunk Leadership And Affiliates Publicize Accounts Of Festival’s Abuse

Shortly after its 18th annual festival in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park, Afropunk was placed under a microscope after attendees complained of being unfairly ejected…

AfroPunk EIC Announces Resignation, Raises Accusations Of Gaslighting And Underpaid Staff

Criticism of AfroPunk has reached an all-time high this week when a member of the festival’s publication vertical resigned with a long list of accusations against…

A Breakdown Of Afropunk Brooklyn’s Set Times

Black creatives from all over the world are headed to Brooklyn this weekend (Aug. 25-26) for this year’s edition of the Afropunk Festival. With plenty of good vibes to…

Issa Rae Partners With AFROPUNK To Announce The #InsecureMusicContest

Aspiring artists and Insecure fans- you are in for a treat. The show’s creator Issa Rae and the show’s network HBO are working in collaboration with AFROPUNK to bring…

Afropunk Brooklyn Adds Solange To Well-Rounded Roster

Afropunk Brooklyn is officially going to be fire. Just a couple weeks ahead of the Aug. 2017 event, the festival organizers announced that Solange will officially be…

Solange, Willow Smith, & More Plot 2017 Afropunk Atlanta Takeover

Afropunk Atlanta is back for its second edition this Fall, and it’s landed a pretty impressive lineup. Solange, Willow Smith, and Danny Brown will reportedly headline…

Sampha, Kaytranada, Princess Nokia & More Announced For Afropunk Brooklyn 2017

The stage for Afropunk Brooklyn 2017 is just about set. The event, which runs on August 26-27, boasts both specially curated Saint Heron and Kaytranada stages, featuring…

Afropunk Is Taking Its Talents Out To Johannesburg, South Africa

Afropunk is going global, and it’s next stop is Johannesburg, South Africa. The festival’s organizers announced plans to expand into South Africa’s largest city this…