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Cee-Lo, Janelle Monae To Play Afro Punk Festival

Cee-Lo Green, Janelle Monae and Jay Electronica are just some of the acts slated to perform at the 7th annual Afro-punk Festival at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park  on August 27 and 28.

Along with the musical lineup, which will also include performances from Santigold, Fishbone and Reggie Watts, the festival will also host the NikeBattle For The Streets Skate And BMX Competition, NYC’s biggest biking and skating competition.

A breeding ground for alternative music’s black performers, the festival has produced success stories like the aforementioned Monae and Santigold, as well as mainstays like The Dirtbombs, The Noisettes, Saul Williams and producer Dallas Austin. For more info, visit the official website. View the line up below.

Cee-Lo Green
 Janelle Monae
 Jay Electronica
Toro Y Moi
 Toshi Reagon
 Cerebral Ballzy
Gordon Voidwell
Reggie Watts
Rocky Business
 Straight Line Stitch

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