Afropunk Mixtape!

AFROPUNK MIXTAPE #021: SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER

 

AFROPUNK Brooklyn is just a few days away and to get everybody pumped we’ve released a pre-festival mixtape packed with some of our favorite politically charged empowerment tracks inspiring us to take back control by means of voting. Mixtape #021: Speak Truth to Power features tracks from AFROPUNK Fest alums and performers Gallant, Ho99o9, Trash Talk, Saul Williams, The Internet, TV On The Radio—and more. Check it out down below.

 

 

01. Intro: Carving (AFROPUNK PARIS 2016)
02. Radkey – Glore
03. Prayers – 187
04. Young Fathers – Old Rock N Roll
05. Sate – Feel
06. The VeeVees – Hard Lovin’
07. Interlude: Killer Mike on Voting
08. Roman GianArthur – PARANOID
09. Seinabo Sei – Hard Time
10. Downtown Boys – Break a Few Eggs
11. Interlude: Opal Tometi (AFROPUNK PARIS 2016)
12. In The Whale – Cavity
13. Gallant – Episode
14. Thundercat – Untitled
15. Ho99o9 – Blood Waves
16. Interlude: Fannie Lou Hamer (1969)
17. TV On The Radio – Happy Idiotv 18. Skunk Anansie – Without You
19. Earl Sweatshirt feat. Knxwledge – Balance
20. Trash Talk – The Hole
21. Saul Williams – Down For Some Ignorance
22. The Internet – Special Affair
23. KAMAU – FoolMoon
24. Laura Mvula – Phenomenal Woman
25. Sir the Baptist – Raise Hell

About Kristen Demesilda

Kristen Demesilda
Writer and Photographer for Virago Magazine, Kristen grew up listening to vinyl and highlighting the dictionary. Her work has appeared in IrockJazz.com, The East Harlem Journal, Boston's Culturehive, the Ithacan and other publications. Her love of music cannot be eclipsed by her love of words. She's been coined the "Akira Kurosawa of Blogs" by such people as herself. An aspiring musician, she has a serious penchant for peach-flavored anything, multi-tasking, slow-paced thrillers and dreams of going back to South America, laying on the beach, and drinking from a coconut.
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