vəˈräɡō/: a woman of strength or spirit; a female warrior.

Tag Archives: afropunk

AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2017 lineup is here!

Dear AFROPUNK Fam, AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2017 lineup is UP! The annual weekend-long celebration is back and better than ever at Commodore Barry Park this August 26th and 27th. The  Brooklyn lineup includes a Saint Heron curated stage featuring Sampha, Thundercat, Sinkane TBA Special Guests along with a Kaytranada & Friends curated stage featuring Kaytranada, NAO, Sango, J Rocc & Karriem Riggins …

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Afropunk Mixtape!

AFROPUNK MIXTAPE #021: SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER Posted by Sound Check on August 24, 2016 at 10:30am View Blog   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: …

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Afropunk Mixtape #003: Living History

From the marches on Selma to the marches on Ferguson, black history is living history. January 2015 saw the resurgent Civil Rights Movement gain strength, while a new Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, the child of Civil Rights activists, boldly paid her respects to that legacy in her historic confirmation hearing. January 2015 also saw the release of new music …

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Afropunk 2014: Another Beautiful Weekend Orbiting Planet Brooklyn

Photo Credit: Sean Jamar

We’ve still yet to see the swimming pool. We’re not even sure the pool exists anymore, but Virago Magazine was thrilled to descend upon Planet Brooklyn’s Cosmic Freaks n’ Geeks Mardi Gras, otherwise known as Afropunk. If you’re not familiar, GET WITH IT, because Afropunk is one of the few places where burgeoning artists and seasoned veterans alike get to …

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