Infamous Afropunk Takes Over Brixton

AFROPUNK, the festival that celebrates blackness and everything alternative has returned to London and where else would be better than Brixton to host this culture filled extravaganza. The Afropunk takeover will span over a week from 1st to 8th September with a week of panels, workshops, talks, club nights and live shows! The prodigious lineup […]

Applesap: Amsterdam’s Leading Hip Hop Festival

August appears to be the month of the year as Amsterdam’s leading hip-hop festival Appelsap celebrates 18 years! For over a decade Appelsap has represented and pushed for street culture. Presenting and showcasing fresh up and coming talent as well as paying homage to hip-hop heroes such as Missy Elliott throughout the years. Appelsap has […]

AfroPunk Festival Finally Came to London

Saturday saw the first ever Afropunk Festival in London and people showed up and represented! Like most first times around, there’s always room for improvement. The people who came made the day and the acts we saw were great! Akala, The Noisettes,  Laura Mvula, Cakes Da Killa, SZA, Kwabs, MNEK, Lady LeShurr and the Soulection […]

1 Day Until Afropunk Festival London 2016!

Afropunk Fest London is in 1 day! Do you have your tickets? Is your outfit sorted?! If you didn’t know already, we’ve been counting down the first UK Afropunk everyday this week with a mixtape. This one was curated by Nathan Leigh and Matthew Morgan in lieu of the 2015 Fest, showcasing artists who performed at previous […]

3 Days Until Afropunk Festival London 2016

Afropunk Fest London is in 3 days! To get you through hump day we have a mixtape that was created as a nod to Activist, Film Maker and Musician Bree Newsome. Newsome sheroically removed The Confederate Flag from above the South Carolina Capital on June 27th 2015.  As she pulled the flag down, she shouted these words: “You […]

4 Days Until Afropunk Festival London 2016

Afropunk Fest London is in 4 days! To celebrate the countdown, I chose five previously released Afropunk mix-tapes that signify the sign of the times we’re in. It’s unfortunate that some of the mix-tapes are now a year or two old and in most instances, there have been no resolutions nor repercussions for the way we’re being treated as a people across […]