Afropunk: Through the Ears of a Musician

By Robert Sanders III With another summer winding down, the time has come to start penciling in a last hurrah here, a last hurrah there (…a last hurrah everywhere), but the hurrah to end all hurrahs took place this past weekend in Brooklyn. What started out as a group of black people getting together to share…

Recap: AFROPUNK FEST

This past weekend marked the yearly performance of a plethora of artists at the annual Afropunk Fest in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. For nearly a decade, producers of the festival have been working their assess off to bring the best of the afro punk world to New York (someone this year said they started in Webster…

AFROPUNK IS COMING

Remember last year, when I first slipped into my music writing shoes? Remember a little two day festival we called Afropunk, where I met Bad Rabbits and Telly from Ninjasonik and almost peed my pants at the surprise appearance of one Yasiin Bey? It’s that time again, and I have no doubt this year’s Afropunk…

Afropunk Fest Takes Over Fort Greene

I don’t need to hear much more than the combination of the words “afro” and “punk” to get riled up for a two-day festival. Tell me I’ve got a press pass and give me PR info for some of the most awesome bands there, and my heart is yours. So thanks to the press rep…

Intrepid Museum Hosts SpaceFest Opening

Is there anything better than a movie montage/amazing view set to awesome music? Only a real life version! Beginning this Wednesday, July 18, The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is hosting a series of events including Spacefest and Sound Waves on the Intrepid in honor of the new Space Shuttle Pavilion and Space Shuttle Enterprise.…