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Solange Will Perform At This Year’s AFROPUNK Fest In Brooklyn

Just in case you needed another reason to secure your tickets to AFROPUNK Fest in Brooklyn this year, we have a feeling you’re about to get it. In addition to Saint Heron’s previously announced collaboration with the festival, our very own Solange Knowles was just announced as the headlining performer to close out Saturday’s show. The two…

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Raphael Saadiq Will Headline Afropunk Brooklyn

For the first time in five years, Raphael Saadiq will headline a major, US show. Though he’s maintained a huge presence in background role’s of some of today’s most culture-shifting releases, fans have missed Saadiq’s performance artistry on the main stage. But you can re-familiarize yourself with lyrics from Instant Vintage all the way down to…

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A Saint Heron Curated Stage To Be Presented At This Year’s Afropunk Fest in Brooklyn

AFROPUNK Brooklyn returns to Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene for its 13th annual music festival on August 26th and 27th, and we couldn’t resist pitching in to make the two-day event another spectacular experience. Saint Heron is thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with the creators of AFROPUNK to debut a special Saint Heron…

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AfroPunk Fest 2016 Was A Celebration of Black Magic

Gorgeous people, good times, high vibes and amazing music were abundant this weekend in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park for AfroPunk Fest 2016. The only music festival for creatives, weirdos and regular everyday people brought men and women from around the world to NYC for a weekend of communal love and positive energy exchanges. The festival,…

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Tyler, The Creator, Ice Cube and More to Join Afropunk Brooklyn 2016

Afropunk Festival is returning to the grounds of Brooklyn, NY’s Commodore Barry Park in Fort Green on August 27-28th. This year, the festival’s theme is “POWER TO THE PARTY,” featuring an eclectic group of artists including Tyler, The Creator, TV On The Radio, Ice Cube, and more stars like Flying Lotus, Cee Lo Green, Janelle Monáe,…

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How Punk Rock Has Always Existed Within Black Culture

In a culture where true rebellion has always existed, it’s difficult to fathom how a single underground sub-culture could become the face for marginalized people across the nation. After reading a recent piece from our friends over at Dazed, it’s no secret that the role of African-Americans in the emergence of punk culture is sometimes…

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Afropunk Atlanta Canceled Due to Hurricane Joaquin

Afropunk has become something of a safe haven to alternative Black kids. Which is why it’s understandable that fans are upset over the very first Afropunk Atlanta being canceled. Afropunk has released a statement to clarify the issue: “Site operations and building have been greatly impeded due to heavy rains throughout the week with more…

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D’Angelo to Headline 2014 Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn

This summer the Afropunk Festival returns to Brooklyn on August 23 and 24 at Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene, and legendary neo-soul crooner D’Angelo is set to headline. Also hitting the stage is Top Dawg Entertainment’s first lady SZA, The Internet, and experimental duo Shabazz Palaces. The weekend of live music and vibrant art…

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