kourtney van leuvan-monroe
Inspired by urban culture and Brooklyn’s alternative music scene, Afropunk Festival returned to Commodore Barry Park this August for its 10th year in a row. We scoured the event to bring you Afropunk's coolest guys and gals- straight up!
Where are you from?
What do you do?
Sketch interesting weird things that come to my mind.
What are you wearing from head to toe?
My favorite pink wig I call Lala Loopsiie, an H&M bra, Urbab Outfitters bottoms and lace dress.
Who are you here to see?
The Internet and D'Angelo.
What's your summer jam?
I have too many but some are.. Simian Mobile Disco, Disclosure, Voices, Tyga, FKA Twigs. I can keep going on for days.
What's the best thing about Afropunk Festival?
Being able to chill with amazing people and see everyone's unique style, and of course the music and the food!
What's your top tip for first time Afropunk-goers?
Be yourself, wear whatever your lil heart desires and just enjoy the love that everyone is giving off, It's an amazing festival for everyone to enjoy, no hate is allowed
Photography Barbara Anastacio