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AFROPUNK's Blog – April 2012 Archive (10)

Afro-punk Pictures Presents The Triptych @ Brooklyn Museum May 24 2013

Afropunk Triptych

On MAY 24th @ BROOKLYN MUSEUM, Afro-punk pictures presents The Triptych, in association with Weeksville Heritage Center. This short-film…


Added by AFROPUNK on April 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Stream Santigold's Full Album 'Master of My Make-Believe'

How freaking exciting is that?! You can now stream Santigold's epic album 'Master of My Make-Believe' (to be released on May 1st). All you gotta do is head to NPR's website (click HERE) and hit us up in the comments to let us know what you think. What's your favorite track? Ready, set, go!…


Added by AFROPUNK on April 25, 2012 at 12:03pm — 5 Comments

Erykah Badu Gearing Up for New Albums, US & European Tour Dates

If you know anything about Erykah Badu, you know her Live shows are the real deal. That's where she truly brings the songs to life, freestyles, and usually leaves the audience moved and uplifted. If you don't believe it honey, check out the video below.

She also revealed that she will be releasing a solo album later this year, and an record with her band The Cannabinoids.

A slew of European tour dates have been announced + a show in Istanbul, Turkey, and the artist…


Added by AFROPUNK on April 24, 2012 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Coming Soon: Skunk Anansie Unleash New Album & Tour

Get ready motherfuckers! Skunk Anansie said they will release a new album this year, and will reveal 20 tour dates. They announced: "These dates will mark Skunk Anansie’s only touring activity for 2012 and the European trek will finish at London’s Brixton Academy on Saturday December 1st. The full list of dates and tickets will go on pre-sale on Wednesday 25th from the band’s website and general sale from Friday 27th…


Added by AFROPUNK on April 23, 2012 at 12:30pm — 7 Comments

Slash (Ex-Guns N' Roses) Set To Release Album May 22 - Videos + Tour Dates

Iconic guitarist Slash is making a come back! He never really left actually, although he's not officially a member of Guns N' Roses anymore. His new album 'Apocalyptic Love' is coming out on May 22nd, and if you can't wait 'til then, get a taste of the band and new music in the videos below. The group is also kicking off an extensive tour on May 3rd in Baltimore, with dates all over the US, in Canada and in Europe.

The album is already available for pre-order…


Added by AFROPUNK on April 20, 2012 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

"You Resurrected Tupac For That?" Pimping a Dead Man's Violent Lyrics & Violent End for Commercial Gain

This week, everyone seems to be buzzing about late rapper Tupac's "appearance" at Coachella as a hologram. Most people were just wowed by the surprise effect. But our acquaintance Kelly Virella (from Dominion of New York) shared quite a different point of view. She wrote: "I was a fan of his before he was killed and own a few of his CDs. (...) But Tupac also made music that epitomizes the worst of hip-hop, the gun-toting, gang-banging, woman-hating kind. I held my breath when I…


Added by AFROPUNK on April 18, 2012 at 10:33am — 17 Comments

Straight Line Stitch Tour Schedule: Do They Ever Stop?!

Since touring life is notoriously exhausting, we have no idea how metal band Straight Line Stitch does it. They always seem to be on the road. By the time they finish a tour, they already have another one planned. Check their schedule below if you don't believe us, and be sure to catch them when they come to your city. Alexis Brown and her…


Added by AFROPUNK on April 18, 2012 at 8:41am — 3 Comments

Free Download: Nasimiyu Premiering Her New Single 'Spooks'

Maybe you've seen her causing a commotion in her hometown New Orleans, or opening for badass hard rock band The Memorials. AP member Nasimiyu is sharing her "fresh, dancey, gender-bending, flirtatious, and deliciously Afro-Punk track" 'Spooks' with us as a free download. Ain't that nice? Get your free mp3…


Added by AFROPUNK on April 9, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

AP Quickie: Santigold - New Tour Dates & A Possible Odd Future Collab?

As she's gearing up for the release of her album 'Master of My Make-Believe' (May 1st), Santigold is not about to stop touring the country. She announced numerous new tour dates (full schedule below), so she's probably coming to your area soon.... In other news, the artist stated that she and Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt would like to collab some time. Nothing precise yet, we'll see what happens!…


Added by AFROPUNK on April 6, 2012 at 7:37am — 7 Comments

The London Souls About To Rock A City Near You

Say what?! The motherfucking London Souls are back on the road for a US tour. You guys might remember their performances at various Afro-pukn events (including the Festival - check out the video below), in which case you know their show is definitely worth your time. Straight up rock & roll. Tour schedule below, more dates to be announced soon. - L C-D

Pump up the volume and…

Added by AFROPUNK on April 4, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

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