AfroPunk Festival is coming to Philly for a battle of the bands

AfroPunk fest flyer | via promoter Yusuf Muhammad

For the first time ever, the AfroPunk festival is hosting a Battle of the Bands competition here in Philly, with the winner getting a chance at a slot on the musical and cultural in New York City this August.

Last year, the festival saw over 60,000 in attendance with performances from D’Angelo, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Lianne La Havas, and Body Count. The Battle of The Bands has also helped bands like The Skins and Unlocking the Truth kickstart their careers. Continue reading →