Sampha, Thundercat, Princess Nokia And More Named In Afropunk Fest 2017 Lineup

Yes! Afropunk has finally unleashed the news of their 2017 Afropunk Fest. Held in Brooklyn, the two day occasion will take place at Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene on August 26th and 27th.

Artists will grace up to two curated stages by Saint Heron and Kaytranada–with Thundercat, Sampha and Sinkane on Saint Heron’s and others like The Cool Kids, J Rocc & Karriem Riggins on Kaytranada’s.

Heavy hitters Macy Gray, Dizzee Rascal, Princess Nokia, Dizzee Rascal and SZA will also be in the mix. And the few named above only skim the surface of those who are also on the roster and those who’ve yet to be announced.

By the looks of what’s been orchestrated, Afropunk 2017 is sure to be a damn good time. Head to their website to secure your tickets before they slip away.


When she's not getting lost in fantastical worlds with the fictional characters she writes, Tia tends to lead something of a normal life. She enjoys the hours of her day by sifting through comics at her local comic book shop, blogging as a pop culture analyst, writing multicultural fantasy, watching "Tangled" and One Direction videos on repeat with her toddler, playing air guitar to Thin Lizzy, connecting life with '90s film quotes and finding new ways to sneak a bite of pizza when she knows she shouldn't. You can find her tweeting here and there, @tatixtia.

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