afropunk

Photography

the fiercest looks at afropunk atlanta, straight up

At Afropunk Atlanta's 2018 edition, guests expressed self-love and solidarity in bedazzled blue tulle and alien nipple covers.
Amira Rasool
10.22.18
News

solange opens up about her health issues on instagram

“It’s been a journey that hasn’t been easy on me.”
André-Naquian Wheeler
12.27.17
Photography

my year in photos... by adama jalloh

Adama Jalloh paints a beautiful and honest picture of modern life in London.
i-D Staff
12.27.17
straight ups

the fearlessly expressive style of afropunk atlanta, straight up

Peyton Fulford photographed the best and baddest looks at Afropunk Atlanta. The festival's fiercest wore everything from Care Bear earrings to a handmade pink marabou suit.
Peyton Fulford
10.19.17
straight ups

capturing the inimitable style of afropunk 2017

Follow Adama Jalloh's lens through London's Printworks (and up the stairs to our BBZ x i-D: MY YARD installation), as we meet the young lovers and dreamers that made this year's Afropunk London so special.
i-D Staff
7.27.17
Music

power to the party: meet the people who make afropunk so special

AFROPUNK festival offers a safe place for self-expression and self-celebration. Ahead of its second run in London this weekend, we spoke to AFROPUNK founder Matthew Morgan, and met the people who made the first UK event so memorable.
Lynette Nylander
7.21.17
Music

we are afropunk: what the festival means to the people behind it

This weekend, AFROPUNK will land in London for the first time. We speak to those in the know — from NTS' AG THE DJ to founder Matthew Morgan — to talk their favorite memories of the festival and why it is so important in 2016.
i-D Staff
9.23.16
Music

power to the party! i-D will host a stage at afropunk london

As AFROPUNK comes to the British capital for the first time, join us and party with the likes of Ho99o9, GAIKA, and Skinny Girl Diet.
i-D Staff
9.6.16
Music

m.i.a’s afropunk appearance has been cancelled

The decision comes after ongoing discussion around the artist's statements regarding the Black Lives Matter movement.
Wendy Syfret
7.18.16
News

afropunk defends m.i.a. after black lives matter controversy

Organizers see her controversial statements as 'a chance to understand the role of structural racism and other systems of oppression underlying these issues.'
Hannah Ongley
6.23.16
Music

ice cube, tyler, the creator, and kelela confirmed for afropunk 2016

America's most multicultural music festival remains a gem in the 2016 festival circuit.
Blair Cannon
4.19.16
Music

adia victoria makes sinister country songs

Before she takes the stage at AfroPunk’s first Atlanta showcase, get to know the self-described Carolina Creeper behind the South’s most electric sound.
Emily Manning
9.9.15