afropunk

Afropunk Festival

Inside the Messy Saga That Led to the Resignation of Afropunk's Editor-In-Chief

With mo' money came mo' problems. Now everyone's got something to say.
Taylor Hosking
9.13.18
Photos

Photos: The People of Afropunk

The annual event took place in Brooklyn this past weekend, and the community showed why it's one of the best festivals in America.
Antwaun Sargent
8.29.17
Afropunk London

This Year's Afropunk London Festival Lineup Came to Win

It includes JME, Little Simz, Danny Brown, Kojey Radical and more. Bring on 22 and 23 July.
Noisey Staff
4.25.17
Features

It’s Time to Start Thinking About How Queer Nightlife Can Move Forward Under Trump

How the rave scene responds to crisis is what really matters.
Michelle Lhooq
12.1.16
Photo

Photos of the Colourful Joy on Display at London's Afropunk Fest

Our UK team were at Saturday's one-day festival, taking in the carefree happiness.
Angela Dennis
9.25.16
Interviews

MIA Has Scores to Settle

"I'm sick of being told to shut up and just talk about my own experience."
sam wolfson
9.20.16
thump news

Flying Lotus, Janelle Monáe, Kelela to Play at Afropunk 2016

Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder imprint and LA collective Soulection will both host stages at the Brooklyn festival.
Alexander Iadarola
4.20.16
we saw this

The Beautiful World of Afropunk

The festival isn't just a festival; it's a movement. Step inside of the world of Afropunk.
Noisey Staff
8.25.15
we saw this

Grace Jones: Original Afropunk

The art, pop, reggae, and new wave queen spends some time with her constituents at New York's Afropunk Fest.
Gary Suarez
8.23.15
Music

Is Afropunk Fest No Longer Punk?

For the first time, Afropunk is charging admission. Does its continued expansion compromise its identity?
Brian Josephs
8.17.15
Words

Cakes Da Killa is the Cunt Queen of New York

"A lot of people think I get this attention because I'm gay. But if I was gay and corny, we would not be having this conversation."
VICE Thump
8.26.14
Words

DJ Uniique and The Rise of Jersey Club

Taking Jersey to the world, while keeping the party going in Newark. Read up and download an exclusive new track.
VICE Thump
10.14.13