The Afropunk Fest returned to its home location of Brooklyn, N.Y., after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. While it boasted […] The post As Afropunk Fest returns to Brooklyn, the real stars are the spectators appeared first on TheGrio.
After a three-year hiatus, the Brooklyn edition of the Afropunk festival will return this fall, taking place over the weekend of September 10-11 at its traditional location of Commodore Barry Park in the New York City borough’s Fort Greene neighborhood. The lineup, announced Tuesday, (June 14th) includes the Roots, Lucky Daye,m= Tierra Whack, Burna Boy, […]
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