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Afropunk Fest
Photograph: Filip Wolak10th Edition - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn

Lauryn Hill, Death Grips and Gary Clark Jr. added to Afropunk Fest

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Hank Shteamer
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Biggies like Governors Ball have already come and gone, but the NYC summer-festivals schedule continues to surge. Take Afropunk Fest, for example, held every August at Fort Greene's Commodore Barry Park. Last year, the genre-spanning event snagged a killer headliner in D'Angelo, and the already-stacked 2015 lineup—featuring Grace Jones, Lenny Kravitz, Danny Brown and a bunch more—just grew significantly more awesome with the late-breaking additions of neosoul queen Ms. Lauryn Hill, noise-rap masterminds Death Grips and bluesy shredder-crooner Gary Clark Jr. You know you want to be there, so go here for ticket info.

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