Planet Afropunk has announced the lineup for its two-day virtual festival. The shows will stream from Atlanta, South Africa, Botswana, Nigeria and the UK and more. Afrobeats singer Tiwa Savage, R&B singer Ari Lennox and rapper Duckwrth are a few of the artists scheduled to perform. Afropunk is also presenting a variety of speakers including comedian and actress Amanda Seales and singer-songwriter Dawn Richard among others. The free online festival takes place Oct.23-25th. The theme for the first virtual presentation of the 15-year old festival is Planet Afropunk: Past, Present And Future Is Black. Those who attend will be able to donate money to organizations including Black Lives Matters, Black Futures Lab, Color Of Change, Movement For Black Lives, Equal Justice Initiative, Fair Count and The Bail Project. See the full lineup below.
Lous and the Yakuza
Meshell N’Dege Ocello
Sampa the Great & Petite Noir
Ashlee Marie Preston
Maimouna Youssef AKA Mumu Fresh