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Afropunk 2017 - Saturday
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Afropunk 2017 Saturday pics (Solange, Soul II Soul, Little Simz, more)

Afropunk Festival kicked off its 2017 edition at Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park on Saturday (8/26) with beautiful weather and a stacked lineup, including Solange, Soul II Soul, Macy Gray, Sampha, Sinkane, KING, Serpentwithfeet, and Little Simz.

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Afropunk Fest 2017 - Saturday
photo by Gretchen Robinette
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Afropunk 2017 Saturday pics (SZA, Princess Nokia, the fashion, more)

Absolutely perfect weather, an incredible lineup -- not to mention the amazing fashion going on in the crowd -- made for a great start to Afropunk Fest 2017...

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Janelle Monae at Afropunk 2016 - Sunday
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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
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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
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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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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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