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.
Last year, the legendary Parliament-Funkadelic leader George Clinton contributed to a song by WOKE, a supergroup featuring Flying Lotus, Thundercat and Shabazz Palaces (following working with FlyLo and Thundercat on "Wesley's Theory" off Kendrick's TPAB). Now he's signed to FlyLo's Brainfeeder label, and will release a new album "next year, hopefully."
The annual Afropunk festival in Brooklyn's Commodore Park happens this year on August 27 & 28, and since we last spoke, the lineup has been expanded. Among the additions is British singer Laura Mvula, whose great new album The Dreaming Room is out now...
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