Afropunk Festival 2012 Lineup Announced Featuring Janelle Monae, TV on the Radio, Reggie Watts and More

July 21st, 2012
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Brooklyn’s Afropunk Festival will return to Commodore Barry Park this August 25th and 26th, and will feature Erykah Badu and the Cannabinoids, TV on the Radio, Gym Class Heroes, Janelle Monae, Reggie Watts and more. Read on for an updated lineup.Screen_shot_2012_06_08_at_1.18.54_PM

The Afropunk Festival celebrates African-American music and culture, and will return for an eighth year after its cancellation last year due to possible safety risks posed by Hurricane Irene (MXDWN).

This year’s festival will also feature the winner and runner-up of the Afropunk Battle of the Bands. Check out the Top 16 bands at the Afropunk website.

Updated Afropunk Lineup:

TV on the Radio
Erykah Badu featuring the Cannibanoids
Gym Class Heroes
Alice Smith
Janelle Monae
Das Racist
Skindred
Toro Y Moi
Sinkane
Reggie Watts
Spank Rock
Ninjasonik
Toshi Reagon
Straight Line Stitch
The Memori
als
Bad Rabbits
Gordon Voidwell
Cerebral Ballzy
Phony Ppl
Body Language
Sinkane
Flatbush Zombies
Radkey
Joe Jordan Experiment (JJX)
Purple Ferdinand
The Supasonics
Grits and Biscuits
DJ Pete Smoke Les
Roofeo
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