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November 2011 Blog Posts (50)

Eye Candy: Delphine Diallo's Attention-Grabbing Creations

Hey guys, visual arts are very important to us and we'd like to put the spotlight on the dopest artists we get to meet and discover in the community.

Hailing from Brooklyn (via Paris and Senegal), photographer/artist Delphine Diallo is one of these talented people we want to introduce you to. Her intense work instantly grabs your attention, as seen in the pictures and video below. Whether she's capturing black & white portraits in a studio or documenting a trip to…


Added by Eye Candy on November 30, 2011 at 12:02pm — 2 Comments

Tours: Trash Talk, 24-7 Spyz Take Over Europe

One for our Afro-punkz and Afro-punkettez in Europe: hardcore punk band Trash Talk is getting ready to hit the UK, starting tonight in London' Electric Ballrroom! Fans everywhere can also check out their new zine, by clicking here. Ain't that badass?

Not to be left behind, the legendary 24-7 Spyz are embarking on their Strength in Numbers 20th Anniversary…


Added by AFROPUNK on November 30, 2011 at 9:23am — 1 Comment

Omfg I hate everyone

nuff said.


22 years old typing like a tween.

whatchall niggas gon do?

Added by Oh Killmenow on November 29, 2011 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Poly Styrene Camp Announces New Single / Charity Project For Somali Refugees

Poly Styrene/X-Ray Spex fans, here's some news the camp of the late punk icon (who passed away earlier this year) shared with us: they will release a digital-only single on December 4th, and all proceed will go The UN Refugee Agency's campaign to help Somali refugees. The EP will include this remix. You can pre-order it…


Added by AFROPUNK on November 28, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Comic Book: 'The Negronomicon (Comics drawn while I should have been working)'

Hey guys, many of you got really excited when we shared comics by AP member Al Frank. In the spirit of DIY, Al self-published a book to share the collection 'The Negronomicon (Comics drawn while I should have been working) 1996-20006'. If you enjoy the comics and would like to support…


Added by Eye Candy on November 28, 2011 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

New Releases From Rockers Apollo Heights, The Thirst, Room 11, Absence of Light

A few releases from indie AP band for you to check out this weekend: super talented long-time Afro-punk friends Apollo Heights explore funky pop and electro sounds, UK group The Thirst share their new EP (free download!), Room 11 mix funk and rock, Kenyan metal band Absence Of Light reveals new tracks...…


Added by AFROPUNK on November 25, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

"Where Does Occupy Wall Street Go From Here?" (Michael Moore)

Hi guys, we would love to hear what you have to say about the future of the 'Occupy' movement and this proposal from Michael Moore. These ideas can be a starting point for a larger discussion. Let's see people power in action! Below is what Moore had to say:

"Where Does Occupy Wall Street Go From Here? ...a proposal from Michael Moore


This past weekend I participated in a four-hour meeting of Occupy Wall Street activists whose job it is to…


Added by AFROPUNK on November 25, 2011 at 6:33am — 4 Comments

Darkroom Magazine

Italian magazine Darkroom, recently published a review of my CD, 'Duality'.

Here is an excerpt from the review:

"...Spread out over ten tracks is a good mix of trip-hop, funk, downtempo, electronic exotica that is broad and varied, embracing a variety of stylistic currents. In the new release, cards are shuffled with wit to create an even more successful and credible…


Added by Chris Gilmore on November 24, 2011 at 10:35am — 1 Comment

Inside Occupy LA: Weeks 6/7 - National Day of Action, Biased Media Coverage, Bill Maher, Arrests/Bail Outs, Solidarity

Week 6 of the LA 'Occupation' was full of surprises, including visits from Bill Maher, Jesse Jackson, and unfortunately more police brutality. You can read Griff Fuller Jr.'s full report here. During week 7, a major National Day of Action took place, along with more biased media coverage, incidents with the LAPD and…


Added by AFROPUNK on November 23, 2011 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

What's Good In Charlotte NC?

I'm coming to Charlotte. NC for a long Thanksgiving Weekend through next Monday. Looking for afro-centric places and businesses to check out - please hit me up!

Please Email me at

Thanks Community;)


Added by Honeychild Coleman on November 23, 2011 at 1:17am — No Comments

Free Downloads: Tracks From The Upcoming 'Fuck Rockstars' Vol.3 AP Compilation!

We were compiling a 'Fuck Rockstars" Vol.3 compilation around the AP Festival, and due to the cancellation we weren't able to get it out. So we thought we'd let you hear tracks from the album for the next few weeks! Now we'd love you to comment and share and be as supportive as possible. :) We'll reveal the tracks one by one, stay tuned to this page!



Added by AFROPUNK on November 22, 2011 at 5:00pm — 12 Comments

What's Fresh and New? "Venus Sings" Shares The Best Tunes from the Last 3 Months


by Reza Clifton (aka Venus Sings),

PROVIDENCE, RI (Nov 22, 2011) - Yesterday on BSR (Brown Student and Community Radio), I was a special guest-host on Check Plus Plus, a show where the hosts share and…


Added by Reza Clifton on November 22, 2011 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Tattoo Of The Week: Leopard Print & The Pulse Of A Lover

Artist/student/musician Julia Price hails from Greensboro, North Carolina. She told us about her tattoo (she only has one, but what a piece!). Part tribute to her grandmother, part statement about her own personality, check it out below. If you'd like your tattoo(s) to be our next feature, please email us at least 3 pics of yourself and your tattoo(s), and your answers to the questions below to .

Name: Julia Price



Added by Safety Pins on November 21, 2011 at 1:21pm — 19 Comments

Book: Share Your Thoughts About 'Makeda' by Randall Robinson

Hey guys, we'd love to hear what you think of Randall Robinson's book 'Makeda'. Have you read it yet? If not check it out and share your reviews with us in the comments. Here's some info about the book: "Part coming-of-age story, part spiritual journey, and part love story, Makeda is a universal tale of family, heritage, and the ties that bind. It is about the people who help to shape and mold us, and lead us into the light. Appealing to the deepest sense of who we are, Robinson…


Added by AFROPUNK on November 21, 2011 at 12:45pm — 1 Comment

"Rock The World" Marcus Mud & Quaide

Under the tutelage of his great grandmother Quaide began singing in the church choir and acting in plays at St. James AME in Camden, ARwhile in junior high. His great…

Added by Quaide on November 20, 2011 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Amscray - The Scrams Get Scrambled

Freshly released today on IBN, ‘Amscray - The Scrams Get Scrambled’.…


Added by Chris Gilmore on November 18, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

BMX In Jamaica: Krash Test Dummy Stunt Team

When someone says Jamaica, your mind most likely goes to the things the island country is stereotypically known for: the beaches, the breezes, the BMXers…PAUSE!!! That last part may be new to most of you, but to the Krash Test Dummy Stunt Team, its everyday life on the island. There’s much more to paradise than palm trees and coconuts. We interviewed team leader, A-Wire. Get to know the the guys and feel the irie vibes of Jamaica, AP style! * Shout out to…


Added by AFROPUNK on November 18, 2011 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Stream: Punksters Cerebral Ballzy Record Session For BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe

Need your punk rock fix for the weekend? Cerebral Ballzy got what you need. They recently visited the studios of BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe show and recorded a Live session. Tracks available for streaming below, one is even downloadable. As a bonus, we're including their 'Griptape Vol. 2' free mixtape in case you don't have it yet (hosted by Bart Simpson! :D). This is the new generation of punk rockers you all, don't sleep on it!…


Added by AFROPUNK on November 18, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Out of Water eXperience Video Release Party & Concert this Saturday

Fuck your run way model lyrics all about being cute/ I never do this to look good/ I do this for those who just can't fit in, but still comfortable in their shoes/ been spit out and chewed/ die on a mic in a booth/rhyme tight enough to be a noose/ strangle lies with the truth/ do it live whether I hear cheers or booooos

The Out of Water eXperience Video Release Party & Concert

This Saturday at …


Added by Femi The Drifish on November 16, 2011 at 1:42pm — No Comments

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