By Brooklyn Reader

July 8, 2015, 1:55 pm


Added to Afropunk: Kelela, Gary Clark, Jr., SZA

Added to Afropunk: Kelela, Gary Clark, Jr., SZA


The 2015 Brooklyn AFROPUNK Festival, taking place August 22-23 and whose lineup includes Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Kelis, Danny Brown, Suicidal Tendencies, Thundercat, GoldLink, Kaytranada, Curtis Harding and many more on Tuesday announced additions to the lineup, including (drumroll)…

Ms. Lauryn Hill

Death Grips

Gary Clark, Jr.

Vintage Trouble


Jessie Boykins III



Also, in advance of the fest, AFROPUNK will be throwing its first annual AFROPUNK FANCY DRESS BALL on August 21 at Commodore Barry Park, with Grace Jones, Cakes Da Killa & MikeQ and special guests to raise funds for their AFROPUNK Global Initiative– an alliance dedicated to moving the needle of progress closer to a holistic, democratic and enlightened representation of people of color within all facets of society with the goal to create unique programming that encourages diversity in media.


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