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Janelle Monae at Afropunk 2016 - Sunday
photo by Sachyn Mital
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Janelle Monae, The Internet, Kelela & more @ Afropunk 2016 day 2 (pics)

Fishbone and Bad Brains Jam at Afropunk Fest 2016 - Sunday
photo by P Squared
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Ice Cube, Fishbone/Bad Brains/Living Colour megajam & more @ Afropunk 2016 day 2 (pics/video)

Day 2 of the 2016 Afropunk (Sunday, 8/28) featured three legendary boundary-pushing bands: Bad Brains, Fishbone and Living Colour. Some attendees may not have known that they'd be getting all three at once.

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Laura Mvula at Afropunk 2016 - Saturday
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George Clinton, Flying Lotus, TVOTR, Laura Mvula & more @ Afropunk day 1 (pics)

Also: Trash Talk, Cee-Lo and Tyler the Creator.

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Afropunk 2016 - Sunday
photo by Gretchen Robinette
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The People of Afropunk 2016 – Sunday pics

BV photographer Gretchen Robinette spent the second and final day of the fest taking pics of the very interesting crowd, who came prepared with extravagant outfits, facepaint, headdresses, and more.

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Afropunk 2016 - Saturday
photo by Gretchen Robinette
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Afropunk 2016 day 1 pics

The 2016 edition of Afropunk Festival happened over the weekend at Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park, bringing an excitingly diverse group of performers over two days.

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Photo by Greg Cristman | www.gregCphotography.com
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Grace Jones played topless at Afropunk Fest’s Fancy Dress Ball with Cakes Da Killa (pics)

At the end of the first night of this year's Afropunk Festival, on Saturday, she was wearing very little: an under-bust corset, sheer tights and white body paint in stripes and patterns...

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Shabazz Palaces released a new song, touring w/ clipping., including AfroPunk Fest (dates, stream)

Shabazz Palaces in Williamsburg Park in 2012 (more by David Andrako)

Avant-rap group Shabazz Palaces are releasing their much-anticipated sophomore album, Lese Majesty, on July 29 via Sub Pop, and they've just released another track from it, "#CAKE...

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Afro-Punk Fest 2013 day 2 in pics: Death, Chuck D, Danny Brown, Questlove, Big Freedia, Trash Talk, K-Os & more

Emboldened by a raise in profile from the recent documentary, , they were more of a classic rock beast. Extended rum solos, odd time changes...

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Big Freedia played Afro-Punk Fest, releasing EP, playing other shows, including 2 nights at Brooklyn Bowl (dates & pics)

Ass-shakin' New Orleans bounce artist Big Freedia just bounced her way through NYC for the Afro-Punk Festival, which went down over the weekend (8/24-25) in Fort Greene's Commodore Barry P...

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Trash Talk played Afro-Punk Fest, headlining 285 Kent during tour w/ Danny Brown & Action Bronson (pics & dates)

Sacramento hardcore punks Trash Talk just came to NYC over the weekend for the free free two-day Afro-Punk Festival, which went down in Fort Greene's Commodore Barry P...

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