Afropunk Festival’s Lineup Has Been Announced, With D’Angelo, Shabazz Palaces, SZA, And More

    Brooklyn’s Afropunk Festival will take place on August 23-24, and its lineup has just been revealed. Alongside headliners D’Angelo, Lianne La Havas, Body Count, Trash Talk, and Meshell Ndegeocello, over two dozen other acts will perform, including Shabazz Palaces, SZA, the Internet, Cold Specks, Straight Line Stitch, Fishbone, Alice Smith, and Valerie June. Check out the full lineup here, with more artists to be announced. 

    The festival’s 10th edition will  drop anchor in Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park. It is a free event, although a modest donation will allow you to skip lines. The festival’s motto is “NO: SEXISM, RACISM, ABELISM, HOMOPHOBIA, FATPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA or GENERAL HATEFULLNESS ALLOWED. – YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.”

    Watch a short documentary filmed by i am OTHER during last year’s edition: