Posted by , Jun 2, 2015 at 04:29pm
Afropunk Festival announces a 2015 lineup that includes Lauryn Hill, Danny Brown, Kelis, Goldlink, Kaytranada, Raury and more.

Afropunk Festival is an annual celebration of music, art and food that takes place in Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park, and after hosting perfomances by D'Angelo, Ice T's Body Count and others last year, they've rolled out their 2015 lineup. Here's a list of the most noteworthy performers for the August 22nd-23rd fest this year:

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Danny Brown, Kelis, Suicidal Tendencies, Kele, Thundercat, Cakes Da Killa, Goldlink, Petite Noir, Kaytranada, Raury, Lion Babe, Jesse Boykins III, Adia Victoria, Sam Dew, Brenmar.

As always, the organization is aiming to create “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."

A second festival will follow in Atlanta in October, and tickets for the NYC one are available here.  

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Lauryn Hill, Danny Brown, Kelis & More Announced For NYC's Afropunk Fest

Afropunk Festival announces a 2015 lineup that includes Lauryn Hill, Danny Brown, Kelis, Goldlink, Kaytranada, Raury and more.


Afropunk Festival is an annual celebration of music, art and food that takes place in Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park, and after hosting perfomances by D'Angelo, Ice T's Body Count and others last year, they've rolled out their 2015 lineup. Here's a list of the most noteworthy performers for the August 22nd-23rd fest this year:

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Danny Brown, Kelis, Suicidal Tendencies, Kele, Thundercat, Cakes Da Killa, Goldlink, Petite Noir, Kaytranada, Raury, Lion Babe, Jesse Boykins III, Adia Victoria, Sam Dew, Brenmar.

As always, the organization is aiming to create “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."

A second festival will follow in Atlanta in October, and tickets for the NYC one are available here.  

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